African American Masterpieces at Los Angeles Museums

"Daniel in the Lions' Den" by Henry Ossawa Tanner at LACMA
"Daniel in the Lions' Den" by Henry Ossawa Tanner (detail) | Photo courtesy of LACMA

The cultural landscape of Los Angeles has been deeply influenced by African American artists and philanthropists and it continues to blossom because of them. In the visual arts scene, contributions by African American artists are plentiful and are constantly on view at many of L.A.’s world-famous museums. Read on for a guide to selected masterpieces in Los Angeles museums.

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