African American Visual Arts: From Slavery to the Present / Edition 1

African American Visual Arts: From Slavery to the Present / Edition 1

by Celeste-Marie Bernier
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807859338

ISBN-13: 9780807859339

Pub. Date: 11/01/2008

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

African American Visual Arts: From Slavery to the Present

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African American Visual Arts: From Slavery to the Present

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ISBN-13:
9780807859339
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Edition description:
1
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents


List of Plates vii Acknowledgements ix Introduction 1
1 'The Slave who Paints': Beginnings and the Visual Arts Tradition Dave the Potter James P. Ball Harriet Powers Edmonia Lewis Henry O. Tanner 18
2 'Establishing an Art Era' in the Harlem Renaissance Aaron Douglas Archibald J. Motley, Jr Charles Alston 56
3 Struggle, Survival and Early Abstraction William Edmondson Horace Pippin Jacob Lawrence 89
4 'Images are Weapons': History, Narrative and a People's Art Charles White Elizabeth Catlett Gordon Parks 124
5 'Art comes to have a life of its own': Aesthetics, Experimentation and a New Visual Language Norman Lewis Romare Bearden Betye Saar 160
6 'Racist Pathology is the Muck': Towards a Transgressive Visual Poetics David Hammons Howardena Pindell Kara Walker 194 Epilogue 221 Appendix A 227 Appendix B 229 Sources and Further Reading 234 Index 258

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