Aaron Douglas: Art, Race, and the Harlem Renaissance / Edition 1

Aaron Douglas: Art, Race, and the Harlem Renaissance / Edition 1

by Amy Kirschke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0878058001

ISBN-13: 9780878058006

Pub. Date: 06/01/1995

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi

Aaron Douglas (1899-1979) is the leading visual artist of the Harlem Renaissance, the first African-American to explore modernism and to reflect African art in his paintings, murals, and illustrations. His work is a vivid record both of his achievement and of the distinctive imprint of the Harlem Renaissance upon American culture. This exploration of Douglas's life

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Aaron Douglas (1899-1979) is the leading visual artist of the Harlem Renaissance, the first African-American to explore modernism and to reflect African art in his paintings, murals, and illustrations. His work is a vivid record both of his achievement and of the distinctive imprint of the Harlem Renaissance upon American culture. This exploration of Douglas's life and career is filled with reproductions of his art. From previously unavailable source materials, including letters to his wife, Amy Kirschke traces the struggle of this fascinating artist to advance the Harlem Renaissance and to establish its particular imprint.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878058006
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
06/01/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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