The photo below graces the stone that Les Amis de Beauford Delaney had installed at Beauford's final resting place in Thiais Cemetery in 2010.
Possibly by Gjon Mili
Beauford was "all about art." I'd like to celebrate this anniversary date by sharing with you some of my favorite works by this magnificent artist and humble human spirit.
(1961) Oil monotype on heavy wove paper
Photo courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries
(1964-65) Oil on canvas
Photo from Bill Hodges Gallery Web site
(1946) Oil on canvas
Image from the Artsmia.org Website
Photo from catalog of Beauford Delaney: A Retrospective
Studio Museum in Harlem
© Estate of Beauford Delaney; Private Collection