610x355 mm; 24 x 15 inches. With the printed text below. Bearden contributed this image for the New Federal Theatre's production of Macbeth in 1977. We have only seen one other impression, a proof without text, of this rare print.THIS POSTER CAME FROM THE. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This theatre company is named after the African-American branch of the. Which was created in the United States during the Great Depression to provide resources for theatre and other artistic programs.
The company has operated out of a few different locations on Henry Street in the lower east side of Manhattan. Since 1970 The New Federal Theatre has provided its community with a stage and collection of talented performers to express the voices of numerous African-America playwrights. New Federal Theatre boasts nationally known playwrights such as.The Taking of Miss Janine. For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf. As well as actors including.
Through a Mobilization for Youth theatre program. The New Federal Theatre was founded in 1970 by. In the multi-ethnic area of lower east side of. The company received its original funding from a small grant by the New York State Council of Arts and by the. While the first season was conducted in the St.
Augustine Church basement, construction of the Louis Abrons Arts Center was completed in 1974 through the. The administrative offices of New Federal Theatre moved back to St.Augustine's Church in 1996 while the company continues to work out of the Louis Abrons Art Center where it holds productions and training programs. Today, the New Federal Theatre maintains acting and playwriting workshops for their students at the Dewey Cultural Center located on St. Nicholas Avenue in New York City. The New Federal Theatre, and the. Which the companies intend to appeal. Romare Bearden, in his army uniform, a photograph taken by Carl Van Vechten. March 12, 1988 (aged 76). Romare Bearden (September 2, 1911 March 12, 1988) was an African-American. He worked with many types of media including cartoons. Born in Charlotte, North Carolina. Bearden moved to New York City. After high school and went on to graduate from NYU.
He began his artistic career creating scenes of the American South. Later, he endeavored to express the humanity he felt was lacking in the world after his experience in the US Army. In 1950 and studied Art History and Philosophy at the Sorbonn. Bearden's early work focused on unity and cooperation within the African-American community. After a period during the 1950s when he painted more abstractly, this theme reemerged in his collage works of the 1960s, when Bearden became a founding member of the Harlem.Based art group known as The Spiral, formed to discuss the responsibility of the African-American artist in the struggle for civil rights. Bearden was the author or coauthor of several books, and was a songwriter who co-wrote the jazz classic "Sea Breeze", which was recorded by. A former high school classmate at. His lifelong support of young, emerging artists led him and his wife to create the Bearden Foundation to support young or emerging artists and scholars. In 1987, Bearden was awarded the. His work in collage led the. To describe Bearden as "the nation's foremost collagist". ALL ITEMS ON MY SITE ARE GUARANTEE TO BE 100% VINTAGE, AND NOT REPRODUCTIONS. The item "RARE 1977 AFRICAN AMERICAN ROMARE BEARDEN Macbeth New Federal Theater POSTER" is in sale since Tuesday, October 30, 2018. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Theater Memorabilia\Posters\Originals-United States". The seller is "original-picker1" and is located in Staten Island, New York.
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