The artist, Ladybird Cleveland, photographed by Carl Van Vechten on September 21, 1954 with her painting, “Self Portrait.” She is also the mother of legendary fashion model Pat Cleveland. Photo: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Haile Selassie and Joe Louis, 1935, by the phenomenal Mexican painter, caricaturist and illustrator Miguel Covarrubias (more here). Photo: Library of Congress via Art Knowledge News.
Vintage Black Glamour remembers the great artist and activist Elizabeth Catlett, who died at her home in Mexico on April 2, 2012. She is pictured here circa 1949 in a photo by Mariana Yampolsky.