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

Author: Richard J PowellJock ReynoldsAddison Gallery of American Art,Phillips Academy,Studio Museum in Harlem,All authors
Publisher: Andover, Mass. : Addison Gallery of American Art ; New York : Studio Museum in Harlem ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by MIT Press, [1999] ©1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
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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; Addison Gallery of American Art,; Phillips Academy,; Studio Museum in Harlem,; Corcoran Gallery of Art,; Howard University. Gallery of Art,; Art Institute of Chicago,; Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries,; High Museum of Art,; North Carolina Central University. Museum of Art,; Duke University. Museum of Art,; Duke University. Center for Documentary Studies,; Fisk University,; Tennessee State Museum,; Hampton University (Va.). Museum,; Chrysler Museum,
ISBN: 0262161869 9780262161862 0262661519 9780262661515
OCLC Number: 40331251
Notes: Catalog of a traveling exhibition held at Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, N.Y., March 17-July 11, 1999; Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., August 31-October 31, 1999; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., November 20, 1999-January 31, 2000 (Howard University Gallery of Art, Howard University, Washington, D.C. will present an ancillary exhibition of works from the permanent collection); Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., February 19-April 30, 2000; Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries with The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Ga., June 6-September 25, 2000; North Carolina Central University Art Museum with Duke University Art Museum and the Center for Documentary Studies, Durham, N.C., October 15-December 1, 2000; Fisk University with Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, Tenn., January 2-March 31, 2001; and, Hampton University Museum, Hampton University, Hampton, Va. with the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Va., April 22-July 29, 2001.
Organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., and the Studio Museum in Harlem, N.Y., in association with seven other institutions.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: 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 --
To conserve a legacy : American art from historically black colleges and universities / Dr. Richard J. Powell --
Conservation and photographic archives. Painters painting, conservators conserving : the laying on of many hands ; Lux, lies, and compromise : the politics of light exposure ; Preserving the cyanotype : unlimited access and exhibition through digital image surrogates ; Laurel and hardship : the tales of two picture frames ; The Hampton Camera Club ; Chronicling Tuskegee in photographs : a simple version ; Conservation directions for sculpture : cleaning and compensation of Edmonia Lewis's The old arrow maker and his daughter.
Responsibility: Richard J. Powell, Jock Reynolds ; with an introduction by Kinshasha Holman Conwill.

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