Art: Black Beaux-Arts

The art department of Atlanta University (colored) is the Southern U.S. Negro's Ecole des Beaux-Arts. The man who has done the most to make it so is a tall, athletic, modestly self-assured Negro art teacher, Hale Aspacio Woodruff.

The 100-odd chocolaty students who throng the art department's corridors (many from the North and Middle West) come to sign up for his classes in drawing, painting, art appreciation. Thirty-five or 40 are admitted to Instructor Woodruff's advanced painting classes, may hope to follow many another Woodruff pupil (like Lithographer Wilmer Jennings, Landscapist Albert...

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