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A century of African American art

the Paul R. Jones collection

by Amalia K. Amaki

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Published by University Museum, University of Delaware, Rutgers University Press in Newark, Del, New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Expositions,
  • Art,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Beeldende kunsten,
  • African American art,
  • Collections d"art,
  • Art noir américain,
  • University of Delaware,
  • Art collections,
  • Private collections,
  • Collections privées,
  • Negers,
  • Kunst

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAfrican American art
    Statementedited by Amalia K. Amaki
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6538.N5 C45 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24966283M
    ISBN 100813534569, 0813534577
    ISBN 109780813534565, 9780813534572
    LC Control Number2004000582
    OCLC/WorldCa54035257

    A Century Of African American Art: The Paul R. Jones Collection The volume brings together ten essays, which examine four issues in American art: portraiture and realism in relation to abstract expressionism, the implications of color, the role of narrative, and the concept of multiple originals. Related Art Books: A Commonsense Guide. Get this from a library! A century of African American art: the Paul R. Jones collection. [Amalia K Amaki;] -- "The Paul R. Jones collection is one of the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive holdings of African American art in the world. Jones, who was named by Art and Antiques as one of the top one.

    African-American cultural history. From the earliest days of American slavery in the 17th century, slave owners sought to exercise control over their slaves by attempting to strip them of their African culture. The physical isolation and societal marginalization of African slaves and, later, of their free progeny, however, facilitated the retention of significant elements of traditional.   It is also something of a philosophical preference grounded in an acknowledgement of the environment that persisted for African American artists working in the second and third quarters of the twentieth century. at that time, the mainstream art world expected these artists to find legitimacy by producing representational work with obviously.

    In Collective Courage, Jessica Gordon Nembhard chronicles African American cooperative business ownership and its place in the movements for Black civil rights and economic equality. Not since W. E. B. Du Bois’s Economic Co-operation Among Negro Americans has there been a full-length, nationwide study of African American cooperatives.   The Knoxville Museum of Art’s Spring exhibition, Beauford Delaney and James Baldwin: Through the Unusual Door, was set to be the focal point of Associate Professor Mary Campbell’s African American Art History class, which covers African American art and artists from the Middle Passage to present day, coincided with the exhibition that featured more than 50 paintings, works on.


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