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Dox Thrash : an African American master printmaker rediscovered

Dox Thrash : an African American master printmaker rediscovered

Author: John W Ittmann; Philadelphia Museum of Art.; Terra Museum of American Art.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Philadelphia Museum of Art, ©2001.
Series: Jacob Lawrence series on American artists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Dox Thrash came of age as an artist in the 1920s and 1930s, a time when art in the United States began to offer accurate reflections of everyday life. Known as "Regionalism," "Social Realism," or simply the "American Scene," this widespread movement encouraged artists to focus their attention on the work around them. Throughout his career Thrash drew on personal experience for the striking imagery in his work, with
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
exhibition catalogs
collective biographies
Exhibition catalogs
Catalogues d'exposition
Named Person: Dox Thrash; Dox Thrash; Dox Thrash; Dox Thrash
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John W Ittmann; Philadelphia Museum of Art.; Terra Museum of American Art.
ISBN: 0295981598 9780295981598 0876331525 9780876331521 0876331517 9780876331514
OCLC Number: 47785679
Notes: Exhibition itinerary: Philadelphia Museum of Art, October 27, 2001-February 24, 2002 ; Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, September 10-November 3, 2002.
Description: xi, 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Anne d'Harnoncourt --
Dox Thrash: "I Always Wanted To Be an Artist" / John Ittmann --
The Fine Print Workshop of the Philadelphia Federal Art Project / Cindy Medley-Buckner --
Dox Thrash and the Pyramid Club / David R. Brigham --
"Racial Idiom" in the Work of Dox Thrash / Kymberly N. Pinder --
Guide to the Catalogue Raisonne of Prints --
Catalogue Raisonne of Prints --
Chronology / Jennifer Noonan --
Lifetime Exhibition Record --
Glossary of Printmaking Terms --
Alphabetical List of Print Titles.
Series Title: Jacob Lawrence series on American artists.
Responsibility: John Ittmann ; with essays by David R. Brigham, Cindy Medley-Buckner and Kymberly N. Pinder.
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The African American artist Dox Thrash has been frequently included in dictionaries, text books, and group exhibitions. This book catalogs prints, drawings, and watercolors through which Thrash  Read more...


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[Thrash's] depictions of everyday life, memories of the South, graceful nudes, and humanistic portraits convey an African American social realism that have hardly been appreciated until now. . . . Read more...

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