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African Americans in art : selections from the Art Institute of Chicago ; [editor, Susan F. Rossen].

Author: Susan F Rossen; Art Institute of Chicago.
Publisher: [Chicago] : Institute in association with University of Washington Press, ©1999.
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"This book reflects the growing collection of art by African Americans in the city's [Chicago] leading art organization, The Art Institute of Chicago. Intended to provide an overview of the concerns surrounding race in art, to celebrate the achievements of a number of gifted African American artists, and to provide a broad and multifacted view of American art and culture, this book includes four intriguing essays  Read more...
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Art Institute of Chicago.
African Americans in art.
[Chicago] : Institute in association with University of Washington Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607248225
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Archibald J Motley, Jr.; Marion Perkins; Lorna Simpson; Carrie Mae Weems; Willie Robert Middlebrook
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan F Rossen; Art Institute of Chicago.
ISBN: 0295978333 9780295978338 9780300114799 0300114796
OCLC Number: 42584207
Notes: "Originally appeared as volume 24, no. 2 of The Art Institute of Chicago Museum studies"--Title page verso.
Description: 136 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction / Susan F. Rossen --
Frederick Douglass chooses his moment / Colin L. Westerbeck --
Representing race : disjunctures in the work of Archibald J. Motley, Jr. / Amy M. Mooney --
A portfolio of works by African American artists continuing the dialogue : a work in progress / Andrea D. Barnwell and Kirsten P. Buick --
Plates and entries / Andrea D. Barnwell [and others] --
Marion Perkins : a Chicago sculptor rediscovered / Daniel Schulman --
Fragmented documents : works by Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems, and Willie Robert Middlebrook in the Art Institute of Chicago / Cherise Smith.
Other Titles: Selections from the Art Institute of Chicago

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"This book reflects the growing collection of art by African Americans in the city's [Chicago] leading art organization, The Art Institute of Chicago. Intended to provide an overview of the concerns surrounding race in art, to celebrate the achievements of a number of gifted African American artists, and to provide a broad and multifacted view of American art and culture, this book includes four intriguing essays and a stunning portfolio of twenty-nine images illustrated in full color, with informative, brief entries examining individual works."--Page 4 of cover.

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