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Art, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Benjamin L. Wigfall Artist Archives and Mary Carter Wigfall Personal Papers

 File
Identifier: VA-12
Abstract The collection documents the life and work of Benjamin L. Wigfall, African American abstract expressionist artist. Benjamin L. Wigfall was the second African American artist to have a painting aquired by the VMFA, as well as the youngest ever artist to do the same. In addition to his work as an artist, Wigfall also taught and mentored in both Virginia at Hampton Institute, as well as New York at SUNY New Paltz and in his own community. Additionally, the collection contains documents related...
Dates: 1880-2023