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To conserve a legacy : American art from historically Black colleges and universities

Author: Richard J Powell; Jock Reynolds; Studio Museum in Harlem.; Addison Gallery of American Art.
Publisher: Andover, Mass. : Addison Gallery of American Art ; New York : Studio Museum in Harlem ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, 1999.
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"Many of this nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have amassed significant collections of American art and founded galleries and museums on their campuses. These collections provide a rich resource for the study of African American art and possess a diverse array of nineteenth and twentieth-century American art. To Conserve a Legacy documents an outstanding sampling of paintings, prints,
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Powell, Richard J., 1953-
To conserve a legacy.
Andover, Mass. : Addison Gallery of American Art ; New York : The Studio Museum in Harlem ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, 1999
(OCoLC)606621495
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Powell; Jock Reynolds; Studio Museum in Harlem.; Addison Gallery of American Art.
ISBN: 0262161869 9780262161862 0262661519 9780262661515
OCLC Number: 40331251
Notes: Catalog of a traveling exhibition held at the Studio Museum of Harlem, Mar. 17-June 27, 1999 and the Addison Gallery of American Art, July-Oct., 1999 and other institutions.
Description: 240 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments / B. J. Larson --
Introduction / Kinshasha Holman Conwill --
Profiles of the Participating Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia. Fisk University Galleries and Collections, Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee. Hampton University Museum, Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia. Howard University Gallery of Art, Howard University, Washington, D.C. North Carolina Central University Art Museum, North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina. Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama --
Conserving a Legacy: Forging a Partnership / Jock Reynolds
Responsibility: Richard J. Powell, Jock Reynolds ; with an introduction by Kinshasha Holman Conwill.

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"Many of this nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have amassed significant collections of American art and founded galleries and museums on their campuses. These collections provide a rich resource for the study of African American art and possess a diverse array of nineteenth and twentieth-century American art. To Conserve a Legacy documents an outstanding sampling of paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, and sculptures owned by Clark Atlanta University, Fisk University, Hampton University, Howard University, North Carolina Central University, and Tuskegee University.".

"This book serves as the catalogue for a major exhibition and conservation project organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art and The Studio Museum in Harlem, in association with the Williamstown Art Conservation Center and the six participating HBCUs."--BOOK JACKET.

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