Archibald Motley

ICONS: Harlem Renaissance in Motion

Feb 7 2022 • 38 mins

1978. Harlem Renaissance, 1920s; Années folles, Jazz Age Paris, 1920s; Chicago Black Renaissance, 1930s & 1940s; Archibald floats between time and space, past and present.  Archibald Motley was a bold and highly original modernist and one of the great visual chroniclers of twentieth-century American life. He first came to prominence in the 1920s during the early days of the Harlem Renaissance. Written by Marcus Scott Performed by Reynaldo Piniella Learn more about your ad choices. Visit