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Now dig this! : art & Black Los Angeles, 1960-1980

Kellie Jones (Editor, Writer of introduction), Hazel V. Carby (Contributor), Getty Foundation, Hammer Museum (Host institution), Pacific Standard Time (Exhibition)
This comprehensive, lavishly illustrated catalogue offers an in-depth survey of the incredibly vital but often overlooked legacy of Los Angeles's African American artists, featuring many never-before-seen works
Print Book, English, 2011
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Hammer Museum : University of California ; DelMonico Books/Prestel, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, 2011
Exhibition catalogues
351 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
9783791351360, 3791351362
Foreword / Ann Philbin
Acknowledgments / Kellie Jones
Now dig this! : an introduction / Kellie Jones
The art of creative survival / Daniel Widener
Defending Black imagination : the "L.A. Rebellion" school of Black filmmakers / Jacqueline Stewart
Black art in L.A. : photographs by Robert A. Nakamura / Karin Higa
Find the cave, hold the torch : making art shows since Walter Popps / Franklin Sirmans
Los Angeles snapshots / Roberto Tejada
Rebellion and its aftermath : assemblage and film in L.A. and London / Naima J. Keith
Figuring the future in Los(t) Angeles / Hazel V. Carby
Frontrunners : Melvin Edwards ; William Pajaud ; Betye Saar ; Charles White ; Friends: Mark di Suvero, Ron Miyashiro, Tyrus Wong
Assembling : Daniel LaRue Johnson ; John Outterbridge ; Noah Purifoy ; John T. Riddle Jr. ; Betye Saar ; Friends: Sheila Levrant de Bretteville, Virginia Jaramillo, Gordon Wagner, Andrew Zermeño/Mechicano Art Center
Artists/gallerists : Alonzo Davis ; Dale Brockman Davis ; Suzanne Jackson ; Samella Lewis ; Friends: Sister Karen Boccalero/Self Help Graphics, Marie Johnson Calloway, Elizabeth Leigh-Taylor
Post/minimalism and performance : Fred Eversley ; David Hammons ; Maren Hassinger ; Ulysses Jenkins ; Senga Nengudi ; Friends: John Altoon, Houston Conwill, Charles Gaines, Joe Overstreet, Raymond Saunders
Epilogue: A suitcase : George Clack ; Dan Concholar ; Ruth G. Waddy
Selected chronology, 1960-80 / Jennifer Vanore
"Published with the assistance of The Getty Foundation."
"Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Oct. 2, 2011-Jan. 8, 2012."
"This exhibition is a part of Pacific Standard Time.--P. [7]."