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Making race : modernism and "racial art" in America

Author: Jacqueline Francis
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2012.
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"Malvin Gray Johnson, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Max Weber were three New York City artists whose work was popularly assigned to the category of "racial art" in the interwar years of the twentieth century. The term was widely used by critics and the public at the time, and was an unexamined, unquestioned category for the work of non-whites (such as Johnson, an African American), non-Westerners (such as Kuniyoshi, a
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Francis, Jacqueline.
Making race.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2012
(DLC) 2011017782
(OCoLC)713189786
Named Person: Malvin Gray Johnson; Yasuo Kuniyoshi; Max Weber; Malvin Gray Johnson; Yasuo Kuniyoshi; Max Weber; Malvin Gray Johnson; Yasuo Kuniyoshi; Max Weber
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Francis
ISBN: 9780295804330 0295804335
OCLC Number: 774399342
Notes: "A McLellan book."
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 250 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Contents: Introduction --
The meanings of modernism --
Making race in American religious painting --
Type/face/mask: racial portraiture --
The race of landscape --
Conclusion
Responsibility: Jacqueline Francis.
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