"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.
About the Author
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.