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Charles White's powerful portraits of black America – in pictures

The artist created what his gallerist, and later he, called ‘images of dignity’ while portraying African American life in the US. He was part of Chicago’s flourishing black artistic community in the 30s, believing that ‘art must be an integral part of the struggle’. His work is being celebrated in the centenary year of his birth at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Modern Art in New York Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Tuesday, 12 June