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Top 10 African-American Artists Who Contribute Significantly To The Chicago Art Scene.

Here are our top ten African-American Artists list, while the scene is primarily made of Black creatives, creators, and artists, it was difficult to narrow it down to just ten. However, based on our research, here are ten African American painters in Chicago who are alive as of 2023 and have made significant contributions to the art scene:

  1. Kerry James Marshall |

  2. Theaster Gates |

  3. Dawoud Bey |

  4. Nick Cave |

  5. McArthur Binion |

  6. Amanda Williams |

  7. Rashid Johnson |

  8. Hebru Brantley |

  9. Fo Wilson |

  10. Samuel Levi Jones |

Each of these artists brings a unique perspective and style to their work, and all have gained recognition and acclaim in the art world. They have been exhibited nationally and internationally and have received numerous awards and honors for their contributions to the field of art.

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