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Harvest Talk, 1953. Charles Wilbert White (American, 1918-1979) Charcoal, Wolff's carbon drawing pencil, and graphite, with stumping and erasing on ivory ...

Charles White, "Harvest Talk" Charcoal, pencil and graphite, with stamping and erasing on ivory wood-pulp laminate body

Charles White -1918-1979. He was an African-American graphic artist, painter, and instructor.  Working primarily in black/white and sepia/white, he was an incredibly skilled draftsmanship whose sensitivity and power has reached millions.  His meticulously executed drawings and paintings speak of and affirm the humanity and beauty of black people.

Charles Wilbert White was an American artist born in Chicago. He was known for his WPA era murals. White was briefly married to famed sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett. He taught at the Otis Art Institute from 1965 to his death in 1979

Charles White  ~Repinned Via Anire Mosley

Figurative artists Eldzier Cortor, Hughie Lee-Smith and Charles White stayed true to their roots in social realism as their work evolved in.

Prayer Changes Things!

I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, That unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.

"Man and woman" by Charles White He masters all the elements of expression. Not only is he sculptural but so compassionate and so playful with light and surface. Truly admirable ! (Pharyah)

Untitled (Abstract Composition) sold by Swann Galleries, New York, on Thursday, October 2009