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ID: 500006761
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500006761

 
Record Type: Person
Johnson, Malvin Gray (American painter and illustrator, 1896-1934)

Note: Malvin Gray Johnson was a Modernist painter born in Greensboro, North Carolina. Johnson believed that the African-American artist did not have to express only racially driven subjects and styles in their work, but could also be influenced by the styles and subjects that influenced White-American artists. He did not see the two experience as mutually exclusive.

Names:
Johnson, Malvin Gray (preferred,V,index)
Malvin Gray Johnson (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
illustrator

Gender: male

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

Events:
active:   Greensboro (Guilford county, North Carolina, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Johnson, Malvin Gray (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and illustrator, 1896-1934) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, 1896-1934) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Johnson, Malvin Gray ........ [VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.........................................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 339
.........................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Malvin Gray Johnson ........ [VP]
.......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Driskell, Two centuries of black American art (1976) 149
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr95025308
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Lewis, African American Art and Artists (2003) 74; 339
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr95025308
....................  Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 2:1745
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Who Was Who In American Art (1999) 2:1745
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