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Author Jones, Kellie, 1959- author.

Title South of Pico : African American artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s / Kellie Jones
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2017


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 396 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Emerge: Putting Southern California on the art world map -- Claim: assemblage and self-possession -- Organize: Building an exhibitionary complex -- In motion: the performative impulse -- Conclusion. Noshun: Black Los Angeles and the global imagination
Summary Kellie Jones traces how the artists in L.A.'s black communities during the 1960s and 70s created a vibrant, productive, and engaged activist arts scene in the face of structural racism through the production of art works that spoke to African American migration and L.A.'s racial politics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject African American artists -- California -- Los Angeles
African American arts -- Social aspects -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century
Artists and community -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century
ART -- Performance.
ART -- Reference.
ART -- American -- African American.
African American artists
African Americans
Artists and community
Race relations
SUBJECT Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
Subject California -- Los Angeles
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016041331
ISBN 9780822374169