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Black Art A Cultural History

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ISBN-10: 0500203628

ISBN-13: 9780500203620

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Richard J. Powell

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Placing its emphasis on black cultural themes rather than on black racial identity, this volume explores the visual representations of black culture during the 20th century.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 2/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 274
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.30" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Richard Powell is John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History at Duke University.

Introduction: The Dark Center
Art, Culture and "the Souls of Black Folk"
Enter and Exit the "New Negro"
The Cult of the People
Pride, Assimilation and Dreams
"Black is a Color"
Culture as Currency
Through a Glass, Diasporally
Conclusion: Fin-de-Siecle Blues
Biographical Notes
Select Bibliography and Sources
List of Illustrations