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Harvey Cropper

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Harvey Cropper
Born1931
New York City
2012[1]2012[1]
🏳️ Nationality
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Artist
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Harvey Tristan Cropper (1931-2012) was an African-American artist.

Life[edit]

Cropper was born in New York city in 1931.[2] He studied at the Art Students League of New York, and spent time in private study in Japan.[3] In the early 1950s, while living at 4 Barrow Street in New York's Greenwich Village with the jazz musician Charlie Parker,[4] Cropper taught Parker how to paint in exchange for music lessons.[5][6][7]

In 1954 he exhibited his work at the Galerie Moderne.[8] In 1964 his work was part of the 10 American Negro Artists Living and Working in Europe exhibition at Den Frie Udstilling in Copenhagen.[9]

He died in Stockholm from cancer in 2012.[1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://sourze.se/2012/12/28/fran-harlem-till-soder__80974#.XGWH_NF7kWo
  2. Dennis Thomison (1 December 1991). The Black artist in America: an index to reproductions. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-2503-1. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  3. Cederholm, Theresa Dickason (1973). Afro-American Artists: A Bio-biographical Directory. Trustees of the Boston Public Library. p. 66. ISBN 9780890730072. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  4. Ira Gitler (1985). Swing to Bop: An Oral History of the Transition in Jazz in the 1940s. Oxford University Press. pp. 297–. ISBN 978-0-19-505070-7. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  5. Edward Spargo (1974). Selections from the Black. Jamestown Publishers. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  6. Brian Priestley (May 2007). Chasin' the Bird: The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker. Oxford University Press. pp. 91–. ISBN 978-0-19-532709-0. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  7. https://nwfilm.org/films/charlie-bird-parker-1920-1955/
  8. "Exhibition at Galerie Moderne". Arts Digest. Vol. 28. September 1954. p. 25.
  9. Polite, Allen (1964). Exhibition [of] 10 American Negro Artists Living and Working in Europe: Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Collages: Den Frie, Oslo Plads, Copenhagen, June 11-30, 1964. OCLC 17333008. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png

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