Vertis Hayes, The Lynchers

Vertis Hayes, The Lynchers, 1930s, oil on canvas, 19-1/2 x 15-1/4 inches (Georgia Museum of Art, Athens); speakers: Dr. Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art at the Georgia Museum of Art and Dr. Beth Harris

Additional resources

Vertis Hayes, The Lynchers on Google Arts & Culture

Learn about Vertis Hayes and his murals in Harlem Hospital

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