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Henry Ossawa Tanner : modern spirit

Author: Henry Ossawa Tanner; Anna O Marley; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.; Cincinnati Art Museum.; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Publisher: Philadelphia [Pa.] : Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ; Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2012.
Series: George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recognized as the patriarch of African American artists, the pioneering African American artist Henry O Tanner (1859-1937) forged a path to international success, powerfully influencing younger black  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Biography
Named Person: Henry Ossawa Tanner; Henry Ossawa Tanner; Henry Ossawa Tanner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Ossawa Tanner; Anna O Marley; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.; Cincinnati Art Museum.; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
ISBN: 9780520270749 0520270746 9780520270756 0520270754
OCLC Number: 756167012
Notes: Published in conjunction with the exhibition held at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 28-Apr. 15, 2012, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, May 26-Sept. 9, 2012, and at Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Tex., Oct. 14, 2012-Jan. 6, 2013.
Description: 308 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm.
Contents: Henry Ossawa Tanner: modern spirit / Anna O. Marley --
Henry Ossawa Tanner in the context of Black artists. Before Tanner / Olivier Meslay ; Tanner and transcendence / Richard J. Powell --
Henry Ossawa Tanner and the expatriate experience. The Resurrection of Lazarus : from the Quartier Latin to the Musée du Luxembourg / Marc Simpson ; Pioneer and sage : Henry Ossawa Tanner and the interwar African American community in Paris / Tyler Stovall ; Tanner, the pillar of Trépied / Jean-Claude Lesage ; Tanner and "Oriental" Africa / Adrienne L. Childs --
Henry Ossawa Tanner and religious painting. A New Testament : Henry Ossawa Tanner, religious discourse, and the "lessons" of art / Marcus Bruce ; "I invited the Christ spirit to manifest in me" : Tanner and symbolism / Robert Cozzolino ; "The dynamo and the virgin" : Henry Ossawa Tanner's religious nocturnes / Hélène Valance ; Christian cosmopolitanism : Henry Ossawa Tanner and the beginning of the end of race / Alan C. Braddock --
Henry Ossawa Tanner's style and techniques. Reproduction troubles : Tanner's "Mothers of the Bible" for the Ladies' Home Journal / Michael Leja ; Pursuit of the ideal effect : the materials and techniques of Henry Ossawa Tanner / Brian Baade, Amber Kerr-Allison, and Jennifer Giacci --
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Chronology.
Series Title: George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies.
Responsibility: edited by Anna O. Marley.

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"What he achieved was remarkable." Philadelphia Inquirer 20120121 "The most substantial scholarly catalogue to date on Tanner's life and work." Digital Journal 20120206 "This splendid catalogue ... Read more...

 
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