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A visitor walks through the Beauford Delaney retrospective exhibit
at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts on Harvard University's
campus in Cambridge, Mass. A portrait of singer Marian Anderson,
left, among 29 Delaney paintings on view at the center through May
4, demonstrates the artist's love for the color yellow.

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Bathed in golden lights

Beauford Delaney used yellow as his signature

Artist Beauford Delaney chose his worlds like colors from a palette: He glided through Harvard Yard and Harlem, from Greenwich Village to Paris, equally at home in smoky jazz halls as he was in art galleries.


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