Jacob Lawrence. "My belief is that it is most important for an artist to develop an approach and philosophy about life - if he has developed this philosophy, he does not put paint on canvas, he puts himself on canvas."
Artists are called mirror of any society. An artist makes the history of any nation. When it comes to America, contribution of black artists particularly women artists towards American art is simply beyond words. African-American art is the great emblem of struggle of African people in America to get their basic rights.