Carmenita Higginbotham

Carmenita Higginbotham is Associate Professor of Art History and American Studies at the University of Virginia. She specializes in American art of the late 19th and earlier 20th centuries with an emphasis on urban art, critical race studies, and American popular culture of the 20th century. Her recent book, titled The Urban Scene: Race, Reginald Marsh and American Art (Penn State UP, 2015), examines African American representation in the 1930s.

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