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African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, The Civil Rights Era, and Beyond Hardcover – May 22, 2012


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Skira Rizzoli (May 22, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0847838900
  • ISBN-13: 978-0847838905
  • Product Dimensions: 12.3 x 10.3 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #642,849 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A beautifully illustrated survey of African American art of the 20th century including many never before seen works by the most important artists of the period. African American Art presents a powerful selection of paintings sculpture prints and photographs by 43 Black artists who explored the African American experience of the 20th century" ~Michigan Citizen

"Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, this dazzling presentation showcases African American art and artists from the 1930s and later." ~Book News Inc.

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Richard J. Powell is the John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History at Duke University. Virginia Mecklenburg is the acting chief curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. Theresa Slowik is the chief of publications at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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I love each and every print...the colors are so vivid...the black and white photography is outstanding ....truly a treasured book
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Well written and a solid addition to my collection of Art books. I would recommend with no hesitation.

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A great resource, fabulous color prints and when I happened to se Dr Powell at a concert several months ago I was delighted to tell him and is wife how much pleasure this book has given me
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This book is full of beautiful artworks and it is a pleasure to page through. It is great to discover more wonderful artists. A perfect coffee table book.
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