William H. Johnson's World on Paper

July 1, 2006 – January 7, 2007

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

2nd Floor, Southeast, Graphic Arts Galleries Floor Plan

Never-before-exhibited prints reveal African American modernist painter William H. Johnson (1901-1970) to be a powerful graphic artist. His distinctive work uses bold compositions and bright colors, and his woodcuts reflect the strong influence of German expressionist art.