Archibald J. Motley Jr. (American, 1891–1981)
It’s near 1:00 a.m. and time to dance in Archibald Motley’s Nightlife, 1943, a bustling cabaret in 1940s Chicago. Drawing from cinematic techniques, Motley painted genre scenes such as this to depict the diversity of black American experiences, hoping to speak across racial divides and inspire social change.
The painting in this puzzle is alive with revelry, portraying the most vibrant elements in sophisticated, young lives—all under the burgundy glow of nightclub lights.
This puzzle is a beautiful and challenging addition to your own collection or gift for your favorite puzzle fan. Perfect for an afternoon of family fun or simply to relax after a long day.
Box size: 10" x 13" x 1⅞"
Completed Size: 20" x 27”