WorldCat Identities

Bearden, Romare 1911-1988

Overview
Works: 562 works in 829 publications in 1 language and 22,449 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Juvenile works  Poetry  Catalogs  Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Music 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Lyricist, Artist, Set designer , Interviewee, Contributor, Composer, Editor, Designer
Classifications: N6537.B4, 709.2
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Most widely held works about Romare Bearden
 
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Most widely held works by Romare Bearden
A history of African-American artists : from 1792 to the present by Romare Bearden( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the lives and careers of over fifty African-American artists, and the relation of their work to prevailing artistic, social, and political trends in America and throughout the world
The block : poems by Langston Hughes( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirteen of Langston Hughes poems on African American themes
Li'l Dan, the drummer boy : a Civil War story by Romare Bearden( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a company of black Union soldiers tells L'il Dan that he is no longer a slave, he follows them, and uses his beloved drum to save them from attack
Romare Bearden, his life & art by Myron Schwartzman( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in Undetermined and English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography and art are mixed easily in this exhaustive but not exhausting study of the great collagist's work. Schwartzman forgets nothing in this treasure chest
Six Black masters of American art by Romare Bearden( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romare Bearden : collage of memories by Jan Greenberg( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the twentieth-century African-American collage artist who used his southern childhood, New York City, jazz, and Paris to influence his bold and meaningful art
Romare Bearden : the Caribbean dimension by Sally Price( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romare Bearden (1911-1988), the great African American artist, spent much of the last two decades of his life on the Caribbean island of St Martin. This book focuses on several themes that Bearden treated in his Caribbean work. It also reassesses Bearden's Caribbean experience, locating it at the very center of his artistic legacy
The painter's mind; a study of the relations of structure and space in painting by Romare Bearden( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1981 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I live in music : poem by Ntozake Shange( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This poem is a tribute to the language of music and the rhythms that connect people and the places where we live
Poems from Africa by Samuel W Allen( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poetry from Africa
Romare Bearden : visual jazz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A bold brilliant artist, Romare Bearden created collages and paintings of stunning humanity in which he aimed to do nothing less than 'to redefine the image of man' in terms of the African-American experience"--Container
A visit to the country by Herschel Johnson( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting his grandparents in the country, Mike finds an abandoned baby bird, takes care of him until he learns how to fly, and makes an important discovery about when to let go
Romare Bearden : a black odyssey by Robert G O'Meally( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey, DC Moore Gallery, November 13, 2007 - January 5, 2008
Romare Bearden by Lowery Stokes Sims( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romare Bearden revealed by Branford Marsalis Quartet( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children of children keep coming : an epic griotsong by Russell L Goings( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Caribbean poetry of Derek Walcott & the art of Romare Bearden by Derek Walcott( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I can fly( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the five key elements of painting: color; light; style; texture; and subject. Features well-known painters: Rembrandt; Monet; Degas; Cassatt; Renoir; and several others. Includes performances by Blue Man Group and the Paper Bag Players
Romare Bearden : visual jazz ; Faith Ringgold : the last story quilt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two short films on two African American artists: Romare Bearden and Faith Ringgold. Romare Bearden shows collage artist Bearden at work, featuring commentary by leading experts. In Faith Ringgold, painter Ringgold discusses her move from working with traditional canvas to "tankas" paintings on quilted canvas
Romare Bearden, American modernist by Romare Bearden( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen essays by curators, art historians, and artists consider the work of painter Romare Bearden (1911-1988) in the contexts of American and international modernism as well as African-American art history. Topics fall into four main areas: the relationship of Bearden's work to literature, jazz, and modern dance; the sources of his imagery, including radical politics, religion, and southern black culture; his professional development and influence; and the influence of the avant-garde, including cubism and Pop Art, on his paintings and collages
 
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A history of African-American artists : from 1792 to the present
Alternative Names
Bearden, Fred Romare Howard 1911-1988

Bearden, Romare

Bearden, Romare Howard 1911-1988

Bearden, Romare Howard 1914-1988

Bearden, Rommie.

Bearden Rommie 1911-1988

Bearden, Romy.

Bearden Romy 1911-1988

Romare Bearden Amerikaans schrijver (1911-1988)

Romare Bearden amerikansk konstnär och författare

Romare Bearden amerikansk kunstnar og skribent

Romare Bearden amerikansk kunstner og skribent

Romare Bearden scrittore e artista statunitense

Romare Bearden US-amerikanischer Karikaturist, Maler und Liedermacher

Romare Howard Bearden

Romari Bearden

Ромари Беарден

ביירדן, רומר 1914-1988

בירדן, רומר הווארד 1914-1988

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Languages
English (171)

Covers
The block : poemsLi'l Dan, the drummer boy : a Civil War storyRomare Bearden, his life & artRomare Bearden : collage of memoriesRomare Bearden : the Caribbean dimensionI live in music : poemRomare Bearden : a black odysseyRomare Bearden