Richmond Barthe – Educational Lesson - SL
Explore the accomplishments of award winning African American sculptor, Richmond Barthe, a self-taught artist who strongly influenced the Harlem Renaissance with his talents from an early age. Improve your reading comprehension skills and develop your love of sculptures as you learn about Barthe's many contributions to the Harlem Renaissance and to the art world. Test yourself with the corresponding questions.
Three fun facts about Richmond Barthe:
- As an infant, he was apparently fascinated by the font on the front page of the New Orleans Times Picayune newspaper.
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt wrote about him in her newspaper column in 1939.
He was the first African American to receive a commission for a bust that would be placed in the New York University’s Hall of Fame.
Harlem Roots Supplemental Lesson
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Enjoy the video on Richmond Barthe below