Norman Wilfred Lewis
American, 1909-1979
300 followers
Selected exhibitions
2016
Norman Lewis: A Selection of Paintings and Drawings,
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
2014
Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties,
Brooklyn Museum
2009
Norman Lewis: PULSE, A Centennial Exhibition,
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery

Born in Harlem and working within New York City’s downtown art scene, Norman Wilfred Lewis first began painting in a figural style grounded in social realism, focusing on bread lines, police brutality, and the struggles of black Americans. Lewis transitioned to a more abstract style of art during the 1940s and 1950s, …

Read more
Ways to Buy
Buy now
Bid
Inquire
Medium
Gallery
Institution
Time period