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Themes in Art


Black Belt, Archibald Motley

Black Belt

Archibald Motley, 1934
Busy Town, Henry Tayali

Busy Town

Henry Tayali, 1970
Children's Games, Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Children's Games

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1560
Christ's Entry into Brussels in 1889, James Ensor

Christ's Entry into Brussels in 1889

James Ensor, 1888
Crowd in a Park, Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Crowd in a Park

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, 1812
Demonstration on October 17, 1905, Ilya Repin

Demonstration on October 17, 1905

Ilya Repin, 1907-1911
Destiny, Henry Tayali


Henry Tayali, 1962-1966
Drinking Party, Henry Tayali

Drinking Party

Henry Tayali, 1975
Market Intrigues, Ablade Glover

Market Intrigues

Ablade Glover, 2010
Market Lanes, Ablade Glover

Market Lanes

Ablade Glover, 1994
Market Maneuvers, Ablade Glover

Market Maneuvers

Ablade Glover, 2003
Musica en las Tullerias, Édouard Manet

Musica en las Tullerias

Édouard Manet, 1862
Nigerian Symphony, Ben Enwonwu

Nigerian Symphony

Ben Enwonwu, 1963-1964
The Street, Romare Bearden

The Street

Romare Bearden, 1964
More Themes in Art
Abstract Figures, Themes in Art

Abstract Figures

Hinting at the human form

Grimoires, Themes in Art


Forbidden knowledge

Social Realism, Themes in Art

Social Realism

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