Mixed Experience History Month 2015: William H. Johnson, artist


Born in 1901, William H. Johnson was a talented artist who became famous for his Scandinavian landscape paintings and “primitive” scenes of black life.
A South Carolina native and son of an African-American/Sioux woman and a white man, Johnson moved to New York in 1918 to study at the National Academy of Design

 

Continue reading…

Source: www.themixedexperience.com