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A century of African American art : the Paul R. Jones collection

Author: Amalia K Amaki
Publisher: Newark, D.E. : University Museum, University of Delaware ; New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Paul R. Jones Collection is one of the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive holdings of African American art in the world. This book provides a resource for the study of the works included in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Paul R Jones; Paul R Jones
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amalia K Amaki
ISBN: 0813534569 9780813534565 0813534577 9780813534572
OCLC Number: 67765746
Description: xvi, 259 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
President's statement / David P. Roselle --
Director's foreword / Janis A. Tomlinson --
Collector's foreword / Paul R. Jones --
Introduction / Amalia Amaki --
Political sight : on collecting art and culture / Amalia K. Amaki --
Collage and photomontage : Bearden's spiralist reflections of America and Africa / Sharon Pruitt --
Nanette Carter's discursive modernism : the collage aesthetic in Light over Soweto #5 / Ann Eden Gibson --
Reign(ing) in color : towards a wilder history of American art / Ikem Stanley Okoye --
On the surface : color, skin, and paint / Marcia R. Cohen and Diana McClintock --
Collecting memory : portraiture, posing, and desire / Carla Williams --
Flash from the past : hidden messages in the photographs of Prentice Herman Polk / Amalia K. Amaki --
African American printmakers : toward a more democratic art / Winston Kennedy --
Afterword : a personal appreciation : art, race, and biography / Margaret Andersen --
Preservation for posterity : the Paul R. Jones photography collection / Debra Hess Norris --
Artists' biographies --
Notes on contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Amalia K. Amaki.
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"Mr. Jones's collection of fifteen hundred plus art works is one of the world's largest private collections of African American art."-Homes of Color"

 
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