Jones, Lois Mailou (American, 1905 - 1998)

Lois Mailou Jones, 1937, courtesy of Loïs Mailou Jones Pierre-Noël Trust
Lois Mailou Jones, 1937, courtesy of Loïs Mailou Jones Pierre-Noël Trust

Loïs Mailou Jones was an influential artist and teacher during her seven-decade career. Jones was one of the most notable figures to attain fame for her art while living as a black expatriate in Paris during the 1930s and 1940s. Her career began in textile design before she decided to focus on fine arts.

Peasants at Kenscoff, 1955
Peasants at Kenscoff, 1955
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Parade de Paysans, 1961
Parade de Paysans, 1961
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