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Les Amis de Beauford Delaney · 3d ago

The Brothers' Network Features Les Amis President Monique Y. Wells

Several months ago, Gregory Walker of The Brothers' Network informed me that his godson would be attending graduate school in Paris in the fall. He asked if I'd be willing to share any insi...
Les Amis de Beauford Delaney · 1W ago

What Sold at Swann Auction Galleries' October 2017 African American Fine Art Sale

Five out of eight Beauford Delaney works offered during Swann Auction Galleries' October 2017 African American Fine Art Sale sold. All four abstract works were purchased: Untitled (Green D...
Les Amis de Beauford Delaney · 2W ago

Abstract Works at Swann Auction Galleries' October 2017 Sale

Last week, I presented the four Beauford Delaney figurative works that are being offered during Swann Auction Galleries' Autumn 2017 sale of African-American Fine Art. This week, I am featu...
Les Amis de Beauford Delaney · 3W ago

Figurative Works at Swann Auction Galleries' October 2017 Sale

Eight Beauford Delaney works are available for purchase during Swann Auction Galleries' Autumn 2017 sale of African-American Fine Art: three portraits, one landscape, and four abstracts. T...
Les Amis de Beauford Delaney · 4W ago

Beauford at the Tate Modern

One of Beauford's many portraits of James Baldwin is on display at the Tate Modern. It is part of the exhibition entitled Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power. Portrait of James...
Les Amis de Beauford Delaney · 1M ago

Greece, 1967: Into the Blue

by Hanna Gressler Grèce (1967) Oil on canvas © Estate of Beauford Delaney by permission of Derek L. Spratley, Esquire, Court Appointed Administrator Beauford believed that abstraction was...
Les Amis de Beauford Delaney · 1M ago

What Hides Behind the Unusual Door: Metaphor or Song?

“Lord, I was to hear Beauford sing, later, and for many years, open the unusual door. My running buddy had sent me to the right one, and not a moment too soon.” - The Price of the Ticket: C...
Les Amis de Beauford Delaney · 1M ago

Sunlight Drifters

By Hanna Gressler Untitled (1966) Oil on canvas © Estate of Beauford Delaney by permission of Derek L. Spratley, Esquire, Court Appointed Administrator My inspiration for this prose poem ...
Les Amis de Beauford Delaney · 1M ago

Beauford's Reflections on Leaving New York

In August 1953, Beauford left New York City for what he planned as an extended visit to Europe. A week prior to his departure, he wrote the following in his journal as he pondered his upcom...
Les Amis de Beauford Delaney · 2M ago

Untitled, 1959: Finding the Light

By Hanna Gressler If you compare a painting by Beauford from the 1920s with a painting by him from the 1950s and onward, there is a chance you may think the paintings come from two differen...