Untitled (Abstracted Figure) Diptych, 1969
Artist: Norman Lewis
Two Oil Works on Paper, 43 x 26 3/4 inches
Signed and dedicated Affectionately to Wendy and Robert (Gist) from Ouida and Norman (the Lewis’s), dated when gifted, Jan 31, 1976
Norman W. Lewis was a leading African-American painter, scholar, and teacher. He is associated with Abstract Expressionism who also used representational strategies to focus on black urban life and his community’s struggles. He received the Guggenheim Fellowship and a grant from National Endowment of the Arts and more.