Charles Wilbert White
(1918 - 1979)
Charles Wilbert White was active/lived in Illinois, New York, California. Charles White is known for black-American figure and genre and mural painting.
The following, submitted June 2005, is from Charlotte Sherman, exhibition catalogue biographer of the artist.
Charles Wilbert White was an artist of his people. He always insisted upon the dignity of the individual and respect for the human being. As a spiritual product of his race and environment, he reflected the fact that his grandfather was a slave in Mississippi and his mother had lived most of her life in the South, where little had changed from her father's day.
His respect for men, women and children was apparent in this search for the meaning of truth in terms of the daily life and the beauty that can be found through his drawings, paintings and prints. A warm understanding of the meaning of existence, man's aspiratio ... Displaying 750 of 11714 characters.