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Alston, Charles 1907-1977

Overview
Works: 62 works in 71 publications in 2 languages and 589 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Juvenile works  Fiction  Portraits  Biography  Posters  Interviews  Photographs  Catalogs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: N6538.N5, 704.0396073
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Malcolm MacBeth by John Storm( Book )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits in black : Charles Alston's drawings of African Americans by Charles Alston( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twenty-four of the portraits Charles Alston did during World War II for the Office of War Information, depicting both famous and ordinary African-Americans who had achieved distinction in a variety of fields. Text places each individual in the appropriate historical context
African-American art : 20th century masterworks( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black artists in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nationally celebrated African artists present their paintings and discuss their origins and influences
Family no. 1 by Charles Alston( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Negro Art : 19th and 20th centuries : December 9 to January 3, 1942 by N.Y.) Downtown Gallery (New York( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild Life in the West Highlands ; With illustrations by A. Scott Rankin by Charles Alston( Book )

3 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New acquisitions 2008 : African-American masters collection by Sheldon Museum of Art( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Black artists( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes works by American Black artists: Bearden, Crite, Duncanson, Pippin, Lawrence, Tanner, Woodruff, Lee-Smith and Alston
Painters in oil : abbreviated biographies 1970 by National Academy of Design (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jump at the sun : African American painters in the realist tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This curriculum kit contains materials that should enable you and your students to: learn about the history of African American realist painting -- understand how racism and prejudice effected African American artists and their careers -- learn in depth about the Africa American artists -- view examples of other realist works painted by African Americans -- create a painting based on the style and painting technique of Jacob Lawrence"--Teacher's guide
Esther G. Rolick papers by Esther G Rolick( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs, including: 10 of Rolick in her studio (a copyprint by Mako Oike of Rolick is also microfilmed on reel 1817 fr. 1047-1048); the installation of her exhibition at Jacques Seligmann & Co., 1953; works of art by Rolick, Patdeaic Collum, Virginia Dudley, Alice Klein, Deka Newlin, May Swenson, Louise Taeman and Val Telberg
Family. by Charles Alston( Visual )

1 edition published in 1969 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Charles Alston mural by Mike Mullen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Charles Alston and Hale Woodruff were commissioned by the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Co., 1999 West Adams, one of the largest black-owned businesses of its day, to paint murals dedicated to the theme "The Negro in California history". Alston completed this mural, "The Negro in California history, exploration and colonization", in 1949. It depicts Biddy Mason, James Beckwourth, William Leidesdorff, among other African Americans who played significant roles in early California history. Photograph dated: Jan., 1987
Oral history interview with Charles Henry Alston by Charles Alston( Recording )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Alston speaks of his work as an art director of a community camp and as director of a boys' club in Harlem; the Public Works of Art Project (PWAP) and his involvement; the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) and his involvement in it; his membership in the Harlem Artists Guild; his contribution to WPA Federal Art Project murals at Harlem Hospital; mural versus easel painting; problems with the Artists Union; and camaraderie among FAP artists. He recalls Lou Block, Stuart Davis, Burgoyne Diller, Edith Halpert, Jacob Lawrence, Ernest Pachano, Aaron Ben Schmoo, and others, and describes his associations with musicians including Billie Holliday, Duke Ellington and Chick Webb
Charles Henry Alston papers by Charles Alston( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Scattered correspondence includes general correspondence; letters concerning Alston's artistic endeavors; and personal letters from friends and family. Found is a copy of a thank you note from Eudora Welty to "John" for a jacket design presumably by Alston; letters from Harlem Renaissance figures and personal friends Romare Bearden, Byron Brown, Jacob Lawrence, Hale Woodruff, and Dr. Louis T. Wright
The Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company murals, Charles Alston, Hale Woodruff : African-American fine art by Swann Galleries( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sales catalog for "The Negro in California History," a pair of murals commissioned by the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Co. in the 1940s
WILD LIFE IN THE WEST HIGHLANDS (CLASSIC REPRINT) by Charles Alston( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Karl E. Fortess taped interviews with artists by Karl E Fortess( Recording )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Untranscribed taped interviews, 30 to 60 minutes in length, of painters, sculptors, and printmakers. The interviews were conducted and recorded by Fortess of the School of Fine and Applied Arts, Boston University, in part, under a contract with the Office of Education, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare. Fortess' Final Report on the project, June 1968, summarizes the objective was "to develop a library of taped interviews with contemporary American painters, sculptors, and graphic artists, such interviews to be concerned with questions of technical, professional and personal interest."
[Franklin D. Roosevelt and the four freedoms by Charles Alston( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Alston, Charles

Alston, Charles 1907-1977

Alston, Charles Henry 1907-1977

Alston, Spinky 1907-1977

Charles Alston Amerikaans karikaturist (1907-1977)

Charles Alston peintre et sculpteur américain

Charles Henry Alston

Чарлз Алстон

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