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ID: 500089734
 
Record Type: Person
Alston, Charles Henry (American painter, sculptor, and graphic artist, 1907-1977)

Note: An African-American painter, Alston lived and worked in New York City. He received his B.A. from Columbia and his M.A. from New York University. He became known for murals depicting the African-American experience.

Names:
Alston, Charles Henry (preferred,V,index)
Charles Henry Alston (V,display)
Alston, Charles (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African-American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor
graphic artist
illustrator
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Charlotte (Mecklenburg county, North Carolina, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Alston, Charles Henry (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, sculptor, and graphic artist, 1907-1977) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, 1907-1977) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Alston, Charles ........ [VP]
................................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 116
Alston, Charles Henry ........ [BHA Preferred]
...........................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Charles Henry Alston ........ [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, VP]
....................  Arts 52/2 (1977)
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003) accessed 16 April 2007
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Cummings, Contemporary American Artists (1988) 1971
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 116-119; 116
....................  Vollmer, K√ľnstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 1:93--94
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 116-119
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