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Encyclopedia of African American artists

Author: dele jẹgẹdẹ
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2009.
Series: Artists of the American mosaic.; American mosaic (Greenwood Press (Westport, Conn.))
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African American heritage is rich with stories of family, community, faith, love, adaptation and adjustment, grief, and suffering, all captured in a variety of media by artists intimately familiar with them. From traditional media of painting and artists such as Horace Pippin and Faith Ringgold, to photography of Gordon Parks, and new media of Sam Gilliam and Martin Puryear (installation art), the African American  Read more...
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Jẹgẹdẹ, dele, 1945-
Encyclopedia of African American artists.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008045604
(OCoLC)268547425
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: dele jẹgẹdẹ
ISBN: 9780313080609 0313080607 0313337616 9780313337611
OCLC Number: 466422666
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 293 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Ghada Amer""; ""Olu Amoda""; ""Emma Amos""; ""Benny Andrews""; ""Jean-Michel Basquiat""; ""Romare Bearden""; ""John Thomas Biggers""; ""Alexander (Skunder) Boghossian""; ""Elizabeth Catlett""; ""Sonya Clark""; ""Robert Colescott""; ""Larry Collins""; ""Edward J. Colston""; ""Willis ""Bing"" Davis""; ""Achamyele Debela""; ""Thornton Dial Sr.""; ""Jeff Donaldson""; ""Aaron Douglas""; ""David Clyde Driskell""; ""Melvin Eugene Edwards Jr.""; ""Victor Ekpuk""; ""Okwui Enwezor""; ""Lalla Assia Essaydi""; ""Tolulope Filani""; ""Sam Gilliam"" ""Palmer C. Hayden""""George Hughes""; ""Richard Howard Hunt""; ""William H. Johnson""; ""LoÃs̄ Mailou Jones""; ""Wosene Worke Kosrof""; ""Marcia Kure""; ""Jacob Lawrence""; ""Norman Lewis""; ""Glenn Ligon""; ""Cynthia Lockhart""; ""(Frank E.) Toby Martin II""; ""Carolyn Mazloomi""; ""Julie Mehretu""; ""Archibald Motley""; ""Wangechi Mutu""; ""Barbara Nesin""; ""Odili Donald Odita""; ""Kolade Adekunle Oshinowo""; ""Gordon Alexander Parks""; ""Thomas Phelps""; ""Horace Pippin""; ""Ellen Jean Price""; ""Martin Puryear""; ""Faith Ringgold""; ""Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson""; ""Betye Irene Saar"" ""John Tarrell Scott""""Thomas Eugene Shaw Jr.""; ""Lorna Simpson""; ""Renee Stout""; ""Henry Ossawa Tanner""; ""Fatimah Tuggar""; ""Obiora Udechukwu""; ""James Van Der Zee""; ""Kara Walker""; ""Ouattara Watts""; ""Carrie Mae Weems""; ""Charles Wilbert White""; ""William Thomas Williams""; ""Hale Woodruff""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Series Title: Artists of the American mosaic.; American mosaic (Greenwood Press (Westport, Conn.))
Responsibility: dele jegede.

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"Jegede (art, Miami U., Ohio) profiles 66 black artists from the African Diaspora who have worked and lived in the US, and in many continued to do so. They work in a diverse array of media, he says, Read more...

 
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