Black History/Black Vision: The Visionary Image in Texas, Black Art Exhibition..

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Black History/Black Vision: The Visionary Image in Texas
ISBN:
0935213155
Author:
Adele, Lynne
Publisher:
Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery
Release Date:
1989
Seller Category:
AFRICAN AMERICAN ART
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1
Condition:
Used: Very Good
Sku: 01160
Notes: Very Good 8 1/2" x 11" threadbound softcover art exhibition catalog in glossy white wraps featuring the Frank Jones colored pencil piece, "French House" to the cover, black lettering to covers and spine, some rubbing to covers, general shelf wear to edges, bottom fore-edge bumped, very slightly cocked, but tightly bound, unmarked, and internally pristine. 94 pp. replete with full-color and black-and-white images, and including a List of Lenders, a Foreword by Director Eric McCready, Acknowledgements Introduction by Lynne Adele, in-depth Biographical essays on each of the artists included in the exhibition, a Checklist of the Exhibition, References and Photo Credits. This publication was produced in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name that highlighted African American outsider and self-taught artists from Texas held at the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery at the University of Texas at Austin January 27 to March 19, 1989. The exhibition also traveled to the Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio April 11 to June 11, 1989, and to the Amarillo Art Center July 1 to August 6, 1989. Featured artists include John W. Banks, Ezekiel Gibbs, Naomi Polk, Frank Jones, Rev. Johnnie Swearingen, and Willard "The Texas Kid" Watson. From the Foreword: "For the first time in recent history the Huntington Art Gallery is sponsoring an exhibition in celebration of Black History Month...Black artists in Texas have contributed significantly to the history and evolution of how the world views Texas, its artistic life, and its cultural history."

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