[Aaron Douglas Biography]

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Typed biography page of Aaron Douglas by the ProArts Collective of Austin. An illustrator and muralist born in Kansas, Douglas actively participated in the Harlem Renaissance and was noted for having an artistic style infused with Afrocentric expression. The ProArts Collective, it seems, has provided the biography page because one of Douglas' illustrations was used in a wall projection during a stage production.

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[1] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

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Typed biography page of Aaron Douglas by the ProArts Collective of Austin. An illustrator and muralist born in Kansas, Douglas actively participated in the Harlem Renaissance and was noted for having an artistic style infused with Afrocentric expression. The ProArts Collective, it seems, has provided the biography page because one of Douglas' illustrations was used in a wall projection during a stage production.

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[1] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

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[Aaron Douglas Biography], text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth291049/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.