Bill Traylor's Second Exhibition Was Here
African American History Art Folk Art, Outsider Art, Folklore Schools, Universities
Bill Traylor's Second Exhibition Was Here

Famed Outsider Art artist Bill Traylor (circa 1854-1949), a former slave, had his second show here. According to an article by Don Johnson in the Maine Antique Digest, December 2015, at p. 26E, By 1942 interest in Traylor's art had spread beyond Alabama, and 'Bill Traylor: American Primitive (Work of an Old Negro)' opened at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Riverdale, New York. The event was a commercial failure.

Publication date Jun 24, 2018
Property ID: 10428
Updated on: Jul 26, 2019

Famed Outsider Art artist Bill Traylor (circa 1854-1949), a former slave, had his second show here. According to an article by Don Johnson in the Maine Antique Digest, December 2015, at p. 26E, By 1942 interest in Traylor's art had spread beyond Alabama, and 'Bill Traylor: American Primitive (Work of an Old Negro)' opened at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Riverdale, New York. The event was a commercial failure.

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Ethical Culture Fieldston School , 3901 Fieldston Road , Riverdale Neighborhood, Bronx, New York, 10471, United States
Listing Category:
African American History Art Folk Art, Outsider Art, Folklore Schools, Universities
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Created Date:
06-24-2018
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