William Johnson

Visual Artist

1901 – 1970

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Who was William Johnson?

William Henry Johnson was an African-American painter born in Florence, South Carolina. He became a student at the National Academy of Design in New York. His style evolved from realism to expressionism to a powerful folk style.

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Born
Mar 18, 1901
Florence
Also known as
  • William Henry Johnson
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • Florence
Died
Apr 13, 1970
Central Islip

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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