African-American Art

ISBN-10: 0192842137
ISBN-13: 9780192842138
Authors: Sharon F. Patton
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African-American art has made an increasingly vital contribution to the art of the United States from the time of its origins in early-eighteenth-century slave communities. Folk and decorative arts such as ceramics, furniture, and quilts are discussed alongside fine art -- sculpture, painting, and photography -- produced by African Americans, both enslaved and free, throughout the nineteenth century. Twentieth-century developments are given full coverage, particularly the New Negro Movement of the 1920s, the Era of Civil Rights and Black Nationalism through the 1960s and 1970s, and the emergence of new black artists and theorists in the 1980s and 1990s. New evidence has provided an exciting…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated Number of pages: 320 Dimensions: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 1.628 lbs. Language: English