Delsarte, Louis, (The Letter)
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"The Letter" by Louis Delsarte
23x31" serigraph on paper limited edition 33/100, circa 2003 --framed
Created during the Crown Heights Riots in Brooklyn, "The Letter" pays homage to the artist's mother, Llewellyn.
Louis Delsarte is a profound figurative expressionist from New York City. He received a B.FA. from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York and an M.FA. from the University of Arizona. Delsarte has taught painting and drawing at numerous institutions for many years. Currently he teaches arts and humanities at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.
Delsarte has executed several mural projects including Transitions for the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority and New Hope Visions at the Southwest Arts Center in Atlanta, GA. Delsarte's Selma to Montgomery was selected by the United States Postal Service in 2005 as the selvage in a series of stamp commemorating the civil rights movement. The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Mural: Dreams, Visions and Change is a 129ft mural was installed in 2010 at the King National Historic Site on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, GA.
Delsarte's work is in several public collections including the Hammonds House Museum and the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA , the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and the National Gallery of Art in Bermuda.
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