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Currently, James A. Porter is 117 years, 11 months and 16 days old. James A. Porter will celebrate 118rd birthday on a Friday 22nd of December 2023. Below we countdown to James A. Porter upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||James A. Porter|
|Age||115 years old|
|Born||December 22, 1905 (Maryland)|
James A. Porter’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.
James A. Porter was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
American scholar and artist who helped to establish the field of African-American art history.
He started his career by studying drawing and painting at Howard University. He went on to study at New York's Art Institute and at Paris' Sorbonne and finally received his M.A. in art history from New York University.
His 1943 publication, "Modern Negro Art," was the first comprehensive examination of African-American art.
He was married to Dorothy Burnett, with whom he had a daughter.
He and Willard Hughes Rollings were both prominent scholars.