The Harlem Renaissance
Aaron Douglas was an African American painter and graphic artist. Douglas was born in Topeka, Kansas 1899. He developed an interest in art at an early age due to the inspiration from his mother's love for painting watercolors. He graduated from Topeka High school in 1917 and attended University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He persuaded art there and got a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1922. He also taught at Lincoln High School in Kansas City, Missouri for two years. After that he left to New York City.
Aspects of Negro Life: Negro in an African setting
Aspects of Negro Life: Song of the Towers
Aspects of Negro Life: From Slavery Through Reconstruction