ANIMAL ART OF THE DAY for World Migratory Bird Day

Norman Lewis (American, Abstract Expressionism, 1909-1979), Migrating Birds, 1954
oil on canvas
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York. © Estate of Norman W. Lewis
[educational use]

World Migratory Bird Day is on the second Saturday of May in Canada and the US (May 14th in 2022), and the second Saturday of October in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean (October 8th in 2022). To celebrate, here is Norman LewisMigrating Birds. This entry won the Popular Prize at the Carnegie International Exhibition in 1955, making Lewis the first African-American artist to receive the award.

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