Beauford Delaney1901-1979

Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Minneapolis, MN

$20,000 toward an exhibition on the painter together with a catalogue and related programs, organized by museum curator Patricia S. Canterbury. Delaney was born in Tennessee and trained as an artist in Boston during the 1920s. He painted portraits and urban scenes primarily in New York during the later years of the Harlem Renaissance, and beginning in the early 1960s painted abstractions in Paris where he resided for the rest of his life.