Norman Lewis

1909–1979

Norman Lewis, ‘Cathedral’ 1950
Cathedral 1950
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Norman Wilfred Lewis (July 23, 1909 – August 27, 1979) was an American painter, scholar, and teacher. Lewis, who was African-American (of Bermudian descent), was associated with abstract expressionism, and used representational strategies to focus on black urban life and his community's struggles.

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