Native Son

Prints became a popular art form in the 1930s during the Great Depression in the United States. Artists like Smith exploited the expressionist power of such techniques as woodcutting and linoleum cutting, carving deep furrows into the print block to create stark contrasts of black and white. One of several African American printmakers who gathered around the Karamu House in…


Hughie Lee-Smith (American, Eustis, Florida 1915-1999 Albuquerque, New Mexico. Watercolor on paper. Drawings

The Whittler

Elmer W. Brown (American, 1909-1971). Linocut, prints

Tool Shed

Fred Carlo (American 1911-1987) Linocut, prints

War Fatique

William E. Smith (American, 1913-1997) Linocut on prints