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Social Realism, ModernismMigrant Mother
A Gathering (Tertulia), Pedro Figari

A Gathering (Tertulia) Pedro Figari, 1900

Pericón, Pedro Figari

Pericón Pedro Figari, 1900

The Gaucho Candioti, Pedro Figari

The Gaucho Candioti Pedro Figari, 1900

Olympia in War Time: Royal Army Clothing Depot, Clare Atwood

Olympia in War Time: Royal Army Clothing Depot Clare Atwood, 1918

Devonshire House 1918: VAD workers filing papers in the ballroom, Clare Atwood

Devonshire House 1918: VAD workers filing papers in the ballroom Clare Atwood, 1919

Victoria Station 1918: The Green Cross Corps, Clare Atwood

Victoria Station 1918: The Green Cross Corps Clare Atwood, 1919

Christmas Day in the London Bridge YMCA Canteen, Clare Atwood

Christmas Day in the London Bridge YMCA Canteen Clare Atwood, 1920

Off for the Honeymoon, Pedro Figari

Off for the Honeymoon Pedro Figari, 1920

Cactus, Tina Modotti

Cactus Tina Modotti, 1925

Creole Dance, Pedro Figari

Creole Dance Pedro Figari, 1925

The Dance (Bailongo), Pedro Figari

The Dance (Bailongo) Pedro Figari, 1925

Two Women from Tehuantepec with jicalpextle, Tina Modotti

Two Women from Tehuantepec with jicalpextle Tina Modotti, 1925

Workers Parade, Tina Modotti

Workers Parade Tina Modotti, 1926

Child in Sombrero, Tina Modotti

Child in Sombrero Tina Modotti, 1927

Hands Washing, Tina Modotti

Hands Washing Tina Modotti, 1927

Untitled, Tina Modotti

Untitled Tina Modotti, 1928

Woman with Flag, Tina Modotti

Woman with Flag Tina Modotti, 1928

Tehuantepec Type, Tina Modotti

Tehuantepec Type Tina Modotti, 1929

Ladle B, Otis Steel Mill, Cleveland, Margaret Bourke-White

Ladle B, Otis Steel Mill, Cleveland Margaret Bourke-White, 1930

Brother Brown, Loïs Mailou Jones

Brother Brown Loïs Mailou Jones, 1931

Hotel Room, Edward Hopper

Hotel Room Edward Hopper, 1931

Room in New York, Edward Hopper

Room in New York Edward Hopper, 1932

Preparing the Candombe (Decoration), Pedro Figari

Preparing the Candombe (Decoration) Pedro Figari, 1935

At the time of the Louisville Flood, Louisville, Kentucky, Margaret Bourke-White

At the time of the Louisville Flood, Louisville, Kentucky Margaret Bourke-White, 1937

Seated Man in Yellow Overalls, Loïs Mailou Jones

Seated Man in Yellow Overalls Loïs Mailou Jones, 1939

Workers, Claude Clark

Workers Claude Clark, 1941

Nighthawks, Edward Hopper

Nighthawks Edward Hopper, 1942

Photographers from the Negro press, Gordon Parks

Photographers from the Negro press Gordon Parks, 1942

School Studies, Horace Pippin

School Studies Horace Pippin, 1944

A Chance Meeting in the Desert, Laura Gilpin

A Chance Meeting in the Desert Laura Gilpin, 1950

Sharecropper, Elizabeth Catlett

Sharecropper Elizabeth Catlett, 1952

Southern Pasture, Benny Andrews

Southern Pasture Benny Andrews, 1963

Sunday After Sermon, Romare Bearden

Sunday After Sermon Romare Bearden, 1969

Drilling the Tunnel, Claude Clark

Drilling the Tunnel Claude Clark, 1970

Pay Dirt, Claude Clark

Pay Dirt Claude Clark, 1970

Power from Prison, Claude Clark

Power from Prison Claude Clark, 1973

Mourners, Benny Andrews

Mourners Benny Andrews, 1974

Blood (Donald Formey), Barkley L. Hendricks

Blood (Donald Formey) Barkley L. Hendricks, 1975

Harriet, Elizabeth Catlett

Harriet Elizabeth Catlett, 1975

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Fauvism

"A pot of paint has been flung in the face of the public"

1900 – 1910

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