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African American art : Harlem Renaissance, civil rights era, and beyond

Author: Richard J Powell; Virginia M Mecklenburg; Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Picture : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A beautifully illustrated survey of African American art of the twentieth century, including many never-before-seen works by the most important artists of the period. African American Art presents a powerful selection of paintings, sculpture, prints, and photographs by forty-three black artists who explored the African American experience of the twentieth century. Embracing many universal themes and also evoking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Picture
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Powell; Virginia M Mecklenburg; Smithsonian American Art Museum.
ISBN: 9780847838905 0847838900 9780937311998 0937311995
OCLC Number: 826013708
Notes: Published in conjunction with the related exhibition, on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, April 27, 2012 through September 3, 2012.
Description: 255 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments / Virginia M. Mecklenburg --
Introduction / Elizabeth Broun --
Herein lie buried many things : screens, entryways, and cabinets in twentieth-century Black visual discourse / Richard J. Powell --
Commentaries on the artworks / Virginia Mecklenburg with Maricia Battle and Mary J. Cleary --
Checklist of the exhibition.
Responsibility: Richard J. Powell and Virginia M. Mecklenburg ; with contributions by Marcia Battle.
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