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Author Collins, Lisa Gail.

Title The art of history : African American women artists engage the past / Lisa Gail Collins
Published New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, [2002]


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 MELB  704.04208996 Col/Aoh  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 161 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents 1. A Visual Paradox: Art and Aesthetics in African American Thought -- 2. Historic Retrievals: Confronting Visual Evidence and the Imaging of Truth -- 3. Economies of the Flesh: Representing the Black Female Body in Art -- 4. Visible Roots and Visual Routes: Art, Africanisms, and the Sea Islands -- 5. Brown Crayons and Black Dolls: The Art of Coming of Age
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [147]-155) and index
Subject African American art.
African American women artists.
LC no. 2001048402
ISBN 0813530229 paperback alkaline paper
0813530210 alkaline paper