Hughie Lee-Smith Chronology
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Citation of Original PublicationFaust, Aiden. "Hughie Lee-Smith Chronology.” In Hughie Lee-Smith, by Leslie King- Hammond, 94-110. San Francisco: Pomegranate, 2010.
SubjectsArt history, Modernism, African American history, Biography
Hughie Lee-Smith (1915-1999) was an American painter who grew up during the Great Depression and was an active member of arts communities in Cleveland, Detroit, and Chicago. Lee-Smith was influenced by the Harlem Renaissance and participated in the Works Progress Administration/Federal Art Project. The chronology of the artist’s life draws from archival research that utilized Lee-Smith’s personal papers.