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Dancing at the Louvre : Faith Ringgold's French collection and other story quilts

Author: Faith Ringgold; Dan Cameron; New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, N.Y.); Akron Art Museum.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Designed to accompany a major traveling exhibition of Ringgold's work, Dancing at the Louvre offers a clear overview of her contribution to contemporary art and showcases in dazzling color, for the first time, all of the exquisite story quilts in her celebrated series The French Collection. ... Essays examine her stylistic development from the 1960s through the 1990s and explore the social and political aspects of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Faith Ringgold; Faith Ringgold; Faith Ringgold; Faith Ringgold
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Faith Ringgold; Dan Cameron; New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, N.Y.); Akron Art Museum.
ISBN: 0520214293 9780520214293 0520214307 9780520214309
OCLC Number: 37465517
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition to be held at the Akron Art Museum and five other museums between Jan. 24, 1998 and October 10, 1999.
Description: ix, 167 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction : Faith Ringgold's French connection / Richard J. Powell --
Living history : Faith Ringgold's rendezvous with the twentieth century / Dan Cameron --
The French collection : Momma Jones, Mommy Fay, and me / Michele Wallace --
The castration of Memphis Cooly : race, gender, and nationalist iconography in the flag art of Faith Ringgold / Patrick Hill --
Faith Ringgold's journey : from Greek busts to African American dilemma tales / Thalia Gouma-Peterson --
Of cotton and sunflower fields : the makings of The French and The American collection / Moira Roth --
Faith Ringgold's Picasso's studio / Ann Gibson.
Responsibility: Dan Cameron [and others] ; New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York.
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Combining painted images, handwritten texts, and quilting techniques, this work weaves together modernist painting; feminist critique; postmodernist strategies of appropriation, parody, and montage;  Read more...

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