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The image of the Black in western art

Author: David Bindman; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Karen C C Dalton; W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research,; Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.),
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press : In collaboration with the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research ; [Houston, Texas] : Menil Collection, 2010-
Series: Image of the black in western art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New editionView all editions and formats
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"New editions of the coveted five original books and the anticipated new volumes, which shall complete the series. The completed set will include ten sumptuous books in five volumes with up-to-date introductions and more full-color illustrations, printed on high-quality art stock for books that will last a lifetime. This monumental publication offers expert commentary and a lavishly illustrated history of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Bindman; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Karen C C Dalton; W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research,; Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.),
ISBN: 9780674052710 0674052714 0674052587 9780674052581 0674052560 9780674052567 0674052617 9780674052611 0674052625 9780674052628 0674052633 9780674052635 9780674052598 0674052595 9780674052604 0674052609 9780674052673 0674052676 9780674052697 0674052692 9780674025611 067402561X 9780674025615
OCLC Number: 555658364
Awards: Commended for PROSE (Art History/Criticism) 2015
Description: volumes <1-5, multiple parts> : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: v. 1. From the Pharaohs to the fall of the Roman Empire. --
Introduction to the new edition : race and representation in ancient art : Black Athena and after / Jeremy Tanner --
The iconography of the Black in ancient Egypt : from the beginnings to the twenty-fifth dynasty / Jean Vercoutter --
Cushites and Meroites : iconography of the African rulers in the ancient Upper Nile / Jean Leclant --
Iconographical evidence on the Black populations in Greco-Roman antiquity / Frank M. Snowden, Jr. --
The iconography of the Black in ancient North Africa / Jehan Desanges --
Egypt, land of Africa, in the Greco-Roman world / Jean Leclant --
v. 2. pt. 1. From the early Christian Era to the "Age of Discovery" : from the demonic threat to the incarnation of sainthood. --
Introduction to the new edition / Paul H.D. Kaplan --
Christians and Black / Jean Devisse --
The Black and his color : from symbols to realities / Jean Devisse --
A sanctified Black : Maurice / Jean Devisse --
v. 2. pt. 2. From the early Christian Era to the "Age of Discovery" : Africans in the Christian ordinance of the world. --
Introduction to the new edition / Paul H.D. Kaplan --
The shield and the crown / Jean Devisse and Michel Mollat --
The appeal to the Ethiopian / Jean Devisse and Michel Mollat --
The frontiers in 1460 / Jean Devisse and Michel Mollat --
The African transposed / Jean Devisse and Michel Mollat --
Conclusion / Jean Devisse and Michel Mollat --
v. 3. pt. 1. From the "Age of Discovery" to the Age of Abolition : artists of the Renaissance and Baroque. --
The epiphany of the Black Magus circa 1500 / Joseph Leo Koerner --
Italy, 1490-1700 / Paul H.D. Kaplan --
The image of the Black in Spanish art : sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Victor Stoichita --
The Black presence in British art : sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / David Bindman --
Rembrandt's Africans / Elmer Kolfin --
Heliodorus's An Ethiopian story in seventeenth-century European art / Joaneath Spicer --
v. 3. pt. 2. From the "Age of Discovery" to the Age of Abolition : Europe and the world beyond / Jean Michel Massing --
Blacks outside Europe : Africa, South America, and the Mediterranean. Portuguese Africa ; Venice and the Oriental mode ; Weiditz and costume books ; Mapping Africa ; The Petits voyages ; The depiction of Africa ; The South American scene ; The Mediterranean scene --
Black Africans in Europe. The European scene ; From the Old to the New Testament : toward salvation ; The missionary impulse ; Opulent and exotic Africa ; The world of the collector --
Conclusion : the anthropology of the African --
v. 3. pt. 3. From the "Age of Discovery" to the Age of Abolition : the eighteenth century. --
The theater of court and church : Blacks as figures of fantasy / David Bindman, Bruce Boucher, and Helen Weston --
Between court and city : fantasies in transition / David Bindman, Bruce Boucher, and Helen Weston --
Court and city : fantasies of domination / David Bindman and Helen Weston --
The city between fantasy and reality / David Bindman, Paul Kaplan, and Helen Weston --
Africa and the slave trade / David Bindman, Charles Ford, and Helen Weston --
The slave colonies / Charles Ford, Thomas Cummins, Rosalie Smith McCrea, and Helen Weston --
v. 4. pt. 1. From the American Revolution to World War I : slaves and liberators / Hugh Honour. --
The Atlantic triangle ; Philanthropic conquest ; Uncle Tom or the freed slave, 1852-1876 ; Memorials, or the Glory of Empire --
v. 4. pt. 2. From the American Revolution to World War I : Black models and White myths. --
Studies / Hugh Honour --
The art of observation / Hugh Honour --
The seductions of slavery / Hugh Honour --
The new Negro / Hugh Honour --
Goya's Blacks / Victor Stoichita --
Karl Briullov and the Russian representation of Black Africans in the age of Pushkin / Paul H.D. Kaplan --
v. 5. pt. 1. The twentieth century : the impact of Africa. --
Photography, popular imagery, anthropology, and racial theory --
Counteracting the stereotype : photography in the nineteenth century / Deborah Willis --
Marketing racism : popular imagery in the United States and Europe / Tanya Sheehan and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
Visual culture and the occupation of the Rhineland / Vera Ingrid Grant --
Anthropology and photography (1910-1940) / Elizabeth Edwards --
African taxonomies : displaying and classifying race / David Bindman --
Europe and the construction of the "primitive" --
Africa and Paris : the art of Picasso and his circle / Suzanne Preston Blier --
Encounters with the image of the Black : the German and French avant-garde (1905-1920) / Christian Weikop --
Negrophilia, Josephine Baker, and 1920s Paris / Petrine Archer --
Afrophilia and Afrophobia in Switzerland and Germany (1916-1938) / Christian Weikop --
Painted Blacks and radical imagery in the Netherlands (1900-1940) / Esther Schreuder --
Beyond Europe : the Caribbean and Latin America --
The image of the Black in twentieth-century Anglo-Afro-Caribbean art / Petrine Archer --
The image of the Black in Latin America / Dawn Ades --
Négritude : Césaire, Lam, and Picasso / David Bindman --
v. 5. pt. 2. The twentieth century : the rise of Black artists. --
African American art and identity --
After slavery / Jacqueline Francis --
New Negroes, Harlem, and Jazz (1900-1950 / Richard J. Powell --
Photography (1900-1970s) / Deborah Willis --
Identity politics and the response to modernism --
Activism and the shaping of Black identities (1964-1988) / Adrienne L. Childs --
Abstraction and identity : Norman Lewis and the "activity of discovery" / Ruth Fine --
Worldwide developments --
Contemporary photography : [re]presenting art history / Deborah Willis --
New practices, new identities : hybridity and globalization / Kobena Mercer.
Series Title: Image of the black in western art.
Responsibility: David Bindman and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., general editors ; Karen C.C. Dalton, associate editor.

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