Beauford Delaney
American, 1901-1979
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
Beauford Delaney and Herbert Gentry: Breaking the Barrier of Blackness,
Levis Fine Art
Circa 1970,
The Studio Museum in Harlem
Beauford Delaney: Liquid Light: Paris Abstractions,
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery

A Harlem Renaissance painter who highlighted that which was often overlooked, Beauford Delaney focused on people on the fringes of society. Working in a lyrically abstract style, Delaney sought to reveal the essence and enigma of forms and figures. He worked primarily with pastels during the 1930s and began …

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