Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum
In 1927, the Chicago Art Institute presented the first major museum exhibition of art by African Americans. Designed to demonstrate the artists abilities and to promote racial equality, the exhibition also revealed the art world s anxieties about the participation of African Americans in the exclusive venue of art museums places where blacks had historically been barred fr...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published August 31st 2011 by "Univ. of Massachusetts Press"
(first published January 1st 2011)
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