Art and Literature in the 1920’s-30’s

Topic: ArtCinema Art
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Last updated: May 13, 2019
George Gershwin
Composer who wrote uniquely American Music Example: Porgy and Bess, Rhapsody in Blue

Georgia O’Keeffe
Artist known for urban scenes and paintings of SouthwestExample: Deer’s skull with pedernal

F. Scott Fitzgerald
Novelist about Jazz Age of the 1920’sExample: The Great Gatsby

Aaron Copland
Composer who wrote uniquely American MusicExample: Appalachian Spring and Fanfare for the common man

John Steinbeck
A novelist who portrayed the strength of poor migrant workers during 1930’sExample: The Grapes of Wrath

Harlem Renaissance
African American artists, writers, and musicians based in Harlem revealed the freshness and variety of African Americans culture

Jacob Lawrence
A painter who chronicled the experiences of the Great Migration through artExample: Migration of the Negro

Langston Hughes
A poet who combined the experiences of African American cultural rootsExample: My people

Duke Ellington
Jazz MusicianExample: In a sentimental mood

Louis Armstrong
Jazz MusicianExample: What a wonderful world

Bessie Smith
Blues SingerExample: Nobody knows you when you’re down and out

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