Learn About the Artists

Oh Freedom! Teaching African American Civil Rights Through American Art
Leonard Freed

Detail. Leonard Freed (1929–2006), Washington, D.C., USA (March on Washington, 8-28-1963), 1963, iris print, 14 x 11 in., © Leonard Freed/Magnum, Collection of National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brigitte Freed in memory of Leonard Freed, 2009.6

Below is an alphabetical list of artists featured in Oh Freedom!

 

Charles Henry Alston (1907–1977)

Rev. Henry Clay Anderson (1911–1998)

Cornelius M. Battey (1873–1927)

Romare Bearden (1912–1988)

Elizabeth Catlett (1915–2012)

Allan Rohan Crite (1910–2007)

John Steuart Curry (1897–1946)

Beauford Delaney (1901–1979)

Thornton Dial, Sr. (1928–2016)

David C. Driskell (b. 1931)

Leonard Freed (1929–2006)

Roland L. Freeman (b. 1936)

Sam Gilliam (b. 1933)

Earlie Hudnall Jr. (b. 1946)

William H. Johnson (1901–1970) 1, 2

Barbara Jones-Hogu (b. 1938)

Jacob Lawrence (1917–2000) 1, 2

Norman Lewis (1909–1979)

Ed McGowin (b. 1938)

Robert McNeill (1917–2005)

Gordon Parks (1912–2006)

Earle Richardson (1912–1935)

Joseph Rugolo (1911–1983)

Augusta Savage (1892–1962)

Lorna Simpson (b. 1960)

Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859–1937)

James VanDerZee (1886–1983)

Andy Warhol (1928–1987)

Charles White (1918–1979) 1, 2

Ernest C. Withers (1922–2007) 1, 2