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Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance

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Harlem has captivated the imagination of writers, artists, intellectuals, and politicians around the world since the early decades of this century. Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance examines the cultural reawakening of Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s as a key moment in twentieth-century art history, one that transcended regional and racial boundaries. Publis ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 30th 1997 by University of California Press (first published June 1st 1997)
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Bunnyhugger
Nov 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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I saw this exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in 1997. It left a deep impression on me and many times I've thought back to it. I still have the postcards I bought representing the different artists' work - they moved with me across the pond. I was so happy to discover that my library network had a copy of the exhibition catalog (which I could not afford to purchase at the time) so I could relive the event, albeit in a small way. Even if you haven't seen the exhibit, I highly recommend this for th ...more
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In 1997 an exhibition of visual arts was put on at the Hayward Gallery which showcased the artistic movement known as the Harlem Renaissance. This is a series of essays written to accompany the exhibition tour. (It was also displayed at the Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol and the Mead Gallery in Warwick. In 1998 the exhibition went to San Francisco and Washington.)
Not all the featured artists are from New York or African-American, or even all dark skinned. The exhibition and the essays link what wa
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