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Fruits of a Distant Land (1985)

North Star



Genre: History, Educational

Place Covered: Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985

Duration: 00:14:44

Subjects: BLACK HISTORY | ART | ARTISTS | Museum exhibits | PAINTINGS | Harlem Renaissance | NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART | Cincone, Don | HUNTER, CLEMENTINE | Sculpture | LaVergne, Al, 1943- | African American art | African American artists


  • Stewart, Genevieve Host
  • Hinton, Rob Reporter
  • Bullard, John Interviewee
  • Cincone, Don Interviewee
  • Thomas, Richard Interviewee


This episode of the series "North Star" from 1985 focuses on black art and artists, including: an exhibit of Harlem Renaissance art at the New Orleans Museum of Art; highlights from a traveling exhibit from Clark Atlanta University called “Images of the Black Family”; an interview with Louisiana artist Don Cincone talking about his painting “Hidden Christ”; a look at the work of Clementine Hunter; an exhibit of work by young emerging black artists; and an exhibit of sculptures by Al LaVergne. Host: Genevieve Stewart