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David C. Driskell


Born in 1931 into a family of Georgia sharecroppers, David C. Driskell is today a renowned painter and collector of art as weil as one of the leading authorities on the subject of African American art and the black artist in American society. His paintings can be found in major museums and private collections worldwide. His contributions to scholarship in the history of art include many books and more than 40 catalogues for exhibitions he has curated. His essays on the subject of African American art have appeared in major publications throughout the world.

Artist Statement/Focus

Contemporary expression in the collage, print and painting mediums

Phone 301-927-0935
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Location 4206 Decatur Street
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