Closer Readings

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Afro Atlantic Art: Portraits

This resource presents a variety of artworks, from the 17th century to the present, that highlight the presence and experiences of Black communities across the Atlantic world (the relationships between people of the Americas, Africa, and Europe). Use the portraits in this collection to engage your students in conversation about the many interpretations of Black identities. 

Afro Atlantic Art: Enslavements and Emancipations

This resource presents a variety of artworks, from the 17th century to the present, that highlight the presence and experiences of Black communities across the Atlantic world (the relationships between people of the Americas, Africa, and Europe). Use the pieces in this collection to engage your students in conversation about the many and continuing legacies of the transatlantic slave trade as told through art. 

Afro Atlantic Art: Resistance and Activism

This resource presents a variety of artworks, from the 17th century to the present, that highlight the presence and experiences of Black communities across the Atlantic world (the relationships between people of the Americas, Africa, and Europe). Use the pieces in this collection to engage your students in conversation about the continuing fight for freedoms after abolition. 

Afro Atlantic Art: Everyday Lives

This resource presents a variety of artworks, from the 17th century to the present, that highlight the presence and experiences of Black communities across the Atlantic world (the relationships between people of the Americas, Africa, and Europe). Use the pieces in this collection to engage your students in conversation about the celebrations and struggles in the daily lives of Black people.