The Harlem Renaissance

1920's

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"The Jazz Singers"

By Archibald J Motley Jr


-Painted in 1934


It represented the rise of jazz and african american culture

Jazz was a big part of the harlem renaissance, Motley loved to paint these types of portraits with life and expression.

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Jeunesse

By Palmer Hayden


Showed African rhythmic complexity

Influenced by the artist enjoyment of jazz

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Blues

Also by Archibald J Motley jr


1929, it was an oil on canvas


Black music provided the pulse and life of the harlem renaissance. Blues was a big part of it and it was something new the people have never heard before.

Dreams Deferred

If i stopped playing soccer it would be a terrible thing. I would be so upset and sad. I dream to be playing for the Chelsea FC and playing with the best. If my dreams were deferred and crushed i would totally devastated. I know playing soccer for Chelsea is just a dream, but dreams can come true, you just have to believe.
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Work CIted

Unknown. "ArtLex on the Harlem Renaissance." ArtLex on the Harlem Renaissance. ArtLex, 1996. Web. 13 Nov. 2014.


Wormser, Richard. "Rise and Fall of Jim Crowe." PBS. PBS, 2002. Web. 11 Nov. 2014.


Watry, Emma. "Harlem Renaissance: EMBW." : The Jazz Singers. BlogSpot, 13 Mar. 2013. Web. 14 Nov. 2014.