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WALTER O. EVANS COLLECTION OF AFRICAN-AM

By: ANDREA D. BARNWELL

Price: $10.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS:

Seller ID: IM59810

ISBN: 0295979224

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


The Walter O. Evans Foundation for Art and Literature was formed in 1997; however, the concept originated in the late 1970s when Evans began collecting African American art and literature for the initial purpose of educating his children with the kinds of art and materials not available in the nation's public institutions. The group's traveling exhibition consists of approximately 85 works of original African American art and has toured continuously since February 1991. African American Masters features a diverse selection of works from the exhibition, highlighting such acclaimed artists as Sa... View more info

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FORCE FOR CHANGE

By: DANIEL SCHULMAN

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM477828

ISBN: 0810125889

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


The Julius Rosenwald Fund has been largely ignored in the literature of both art history and African American studies, despite its unique focus, intensity, and commitment. Spertus Museum in Chicago has organized an exhibition, guest curated by Daniel Schulman, that presents and explores the work of funded artists as well as the history of the Fund. Through it, and this accompanying collection of essays, illustrations, and color plates, we see the Fund's groundbreaking initiative to address issues relating to the unequal treatment of blacks in American life. The book constitutes a veritable ... View more info

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DANCING AT THE LOUVRE

By: FAITH RINGGOLD

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRES:

Seller ID: IM176022

ISBN: 0520214307

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


"My process is designed to give us 'colored folk' and women a taste of the American dream straight up. Since the facts don't do that too often, I decided to make it up. . . . That is the real power and joy of being an artist. We can make it come true. Or look true."--Faith Ringgold, in a 1992 interview This catalog is the first book-length publication devoted to the exquisite story quilts of contemporary artist Faith Ringgold. Combining painted images, handwritten texts, and quilting techniques, Ringgold weaves together modernist painting; feminist critique; postmodernist strategies of app... View more info