The Harlem Renaissance
History and Information
-black art reform, including jazz and poetry
-The Harlem Renaissance influenced future generations of black writers, but it was largely ignored by the literary establishment after it waned in the 1930s. -With the advent of the civil rights movement, it again acquired wider recognition.
Artwork from the Harlem Renaissance
Blues by Archibald J. Motley
This painting was done with oil on canvas and was published in 1929.
Jeunesse by Palmer Hayden
People enjoyed jazz music and dancing during the Harlem Renaissance.
Mending Socks by Archibald J. Motley
This painting was created in 1924 using oil on canvas.