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Aaron Douglas
Projections of determination

Portrait of Aaron Douglas

Aaron Douglas was a U.S. Artist of the African Diaspora born on May 26, 1899. Douglas contributed to the Harlem Renaissance movement and died on February 2, 1979.

Defiance, from The Emperor Jones series, Aaron Douglas

Defiance, from The Emperor Jones series 1926

Flight, from The Emperor Jones series, Aaron Douglas

Flight, from The Emperor Jones series 1926

The Creation, Aaron Douglas

The Creation 1927

The Judgment Day, Aaron Douglas

The Judgment Day 1927

Aspiration, Aaron Douglas

Aspiration 1936

Into Bondage, Aaron Douglas

Into Bondage 1936

The Judgment Day, Aaron Douglas

The Judgment Day 1939

Song of the Towers, Aaron Douglas

Song of the Towers 1966

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