Romare Bearden bio

Birth Name: Romare Howard Bearden

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Charlotte

Date Of Birth: September 2, 1911

Date Of Death: March 12, 1988

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Multiracial

Nationality: American

Romare Bearden was born on the 2nd of September, 1911. He was famous for being a Painter. African-American artist whose work was inspired by the art of Jose Clemente Orozco and other Mexican muralists. He crossed several media, producing cartoons, oils, and collage. He was greatly influenced by the mural art of Diego Rivera .

Romare Bearden was born in Charlotte. He attended the first historically black college and university in the United States, Lincoln University, then Boston University, followed by New York University, where he wrote for a monthly journal called The Medley. His painting, “The Return of Odysseus,” was put on display at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Romare Bearden was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Romare Bearden was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Romare Howard Bearden is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Romare’s Romare Howard Bearden attended New York University, NY, Art Students League, NY, Sorbonne, Paris, France.


Romare Bearden’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Romare Bearden’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Romare Bearden kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Romare Bearden was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Romare Howard Bearden
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Romare Bearden was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Romare Bearden was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Romare Bearden had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Romare Bearden’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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