Charles White Was a Giant, Even Among the Heroes He Painted

Posted on October 12th, 2018 by

“What a beautiful artist Charles White was. Hand of an angel, eye of a sage. Although White, who died in 1979, is often mentioned today as a teacher and mentor of luminaries like David Hammons and Kerry James Marshall, his is no case of reflected glory. In “Charles White: A Retrospective” at the Museum of Modern Art, from beginning to end, he shines.”

White was a recipient of a Rosenwald Grant. Read more here:

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