Romare Bearden with Humbert Howard, Father John Logan, and Walter F. Jerrick at the Pyramid Club Art Exhibition
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Mosley, John W
DescriptionPhotograph of (L-R) Humbert Howard, Walter Jerrick, Romare Bearden, and Father John Logan, at the Pyramid Club Art Exhibition. Bearden graduated with a degree in education from New York University and in the mid-1930s became a weekly editorial cartoonist for the Baltimore Afro-American. He was a member of the Harlem Artists Guild and in 1964 became the first art director of the Harlem Cultural Council. He has numerous publications on Art including his 1993 "A History of African American Artists: From 1792 to the Present" (published posthumously). His art work is featured in a number of important collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Howard was a well-known Philadelphia painter and graduate of West Philadelphia High School (1932) and eventually completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania. He also studied at the Barnes Foundation and the International Academy of Arts and Letters in Rome. Jerrick, a physician , is the co-founder of the Pyramid Club.