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African-American Art

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From its origins in early eighteenth century slave communities to the end of the twentieth century, African-American art has made a vital contribution to the art of the United States. African-American Art provides a major reassessment of the subject, setting the art in the context of the African-American experience. Here, Patton discusses folk and decorative arts such as c ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published June 25th 1998 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 1998)
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Excellent introduction to some of the major African American artists. i return to this book again and again for reference.
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In dire need of an update or revision to include contemporary artists, but a very important compilation of the achievements of African American artists until 1990.
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