THE IMAGE OF THE BLACK IN WESTERN ART
Cover: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 2: The Rise of Black Artists, from Harvard University PressCover: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 2: The Rise of Black Artists in HARDCOVER

The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 2: The Rise of Black Artists

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ISBN 9780674052697

Publication Date: 10/31/2014

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  • Preface to The Image of the Black in Western Art [David Bindman and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.]
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction [David Bindman]
  • I. African American Art and Identity
    • 1. After Slavery [Jacqueline Francis]
    • 2. New Negroes, Harlem, and Jazz (1900–1950) [Richard J. Powell]
    • 3. Photography (1900–1970s) [Deborah Willis]
  • II. Identity Politics and the Response to Modernism
    • 4. Activism and the Shaping of Black Identities (1964–1988) [Adrienne L. Childs]
    • 5. Abstraction and Identity: Norman Lewis and the “Activity of Discovery” [Ruth Fine]
  • III. Worldwide Developments
    • 6. Contemporary Photography: [Re]presenting Art History [Deborah Willis]
    • 7. New Practices, New Identities: Hybridity and Globalization [Kobena Mercer]
  • Notes
  • Illustrations
  • Index

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