BLOOMING IN MOTION

BLOOMING IN MOTION

by Amber Barbee Pickens

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Overview

Blooming in Motion is a coloring book celebrating Black history through the performing art of dance. The original illustrations by Amber Barbee Pickens honor trailblazing dance legends by paying tribute to the sacrifice, perseverance, fearlessness, discipline and eternal resilience demonstrated throughout their life journeys.

Dance and flowers are creatively combined to express motion and demonstrate a complete picture of celebration.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781736238004
Publisher: Art Belongs to People
Publication date: 02/02/2021
Pages: 98
Sales rank: 191,369
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.27(d)

Table of Contents

Blooming In Motion features original illustrations and biographical information of the following trailblazing Black dancers:

  • Alvin Ailey (January 5, 1931-December 1, 1989)
  • Arthur Mitchell (March 27, 1934-September 19, 2018)
  • Asadata Dafora (August 4, 1890-March 4, 1965)
  • Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (May 25, 1878-November 25, 1949)
  • Carmen de Lavallade (March 6, 1931)
  • Debbie Allen (January 16, 1950)
  • Eartha Kitt (January 17, 1927-December 25, 2008)
  • Florence Mills (January 25, 1896-November 1,1927)
  • Frankie Manning (May 26, 1914-April 27,2009)
  • Geoffrey Holder (August 1, 1930-October 5, 2014)
  • Janet Collins (March 7, 1917-March 28, 2003)
  • John W. Bubbles (February 19, 1902-May 18, 1986)
  • Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906-April 12, 1975)
  • Katherine Dunham (June 22, 1909-May 21, 2006)
  • Nicholas Brothers: Fayard Nicholas (October 20, 1914-January 24, 2006) Harold Nicholas (March 2, 1921-July 3, 2000)
  • Norma Miller (December 2, 1919-May 5, 2019)
  • Pearl Primus (November 29, 1919-October 29, 1994)
  • Raven Wilkinson (February 2, 1935-December 1, 2018)
  • Amber Barbee Pickens (January 28, 1993)

The coloring book also includes illustrations of over 60+ blooms in motion.

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