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Published: 17 September 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390374-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9037-4
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386353-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8635-3
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 26 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389330-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8933-0
Series: The Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 18 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012313-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1231-3
Published: 14 June 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002260-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0226-0
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398134
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9813-4
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375982-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7598-2
Series: Duke University Center for International Studies Publications
Published: 10 April 1987
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382973-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8297-3
Published: 04 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381174-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8117-4
Book Chapter

By Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... modern sculpture drawing African art ...
...Preface<subtitle>Framing the Problem: American Africanisms, American Indianisms, and the Processes of Art History</subtitle> ...
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
... politics of the living African art objects irreparable loss politics of restitution capacity for truth ...
Published: 01 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027188-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2718-8
... The speeches in this chapter reflect on Johnnetta Betsch Cole's contributions to the world of art and museums after becoming director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art in 2009. In her 2012 commencement speech at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, she highlights the importance...
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... In the mid-1930s, painter Norman Lewis was fully enmeshed in the question of what it meant to be an artist, a member of the Harlem community, and an heir to what Alain Locke had famously termed “the ancestral legacy” that African art had bequeathed to her descendants in the diaspora...
Series: Visual Arts of Africa and its Diasporas
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059165-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5916-5
... Johnson was the most highly lauded and successful African American artist of a generation that came to prominence during the period known as the Harlem Renaissance. His art and his life story are especially compelling, for they reveal the complexity of being a modernist artist of African and European...
Book Chapter

By Susan E. Cahan
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 15 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7489-3
... art museums artists’ demands cultural equity African American art ...
Book: Brutalism
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 24 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027720-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2772-0
..., in fact, often essential elements in the production of what should be called binding energies—to wit, most African art objects. Such is the primary meaning of the concept of animism. This gesture of distancing is necessary in order to reinvest the zone of indeterminacy that these objects bear...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027416-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2741-6
... the period of de jure racial segregation. This chapter explores those early influences. West African arts Slave culture Segregated culture Post-segregation movements ...
Book Chapter

By Susan E. Cahan
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374893-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7489-3
... The introduction sets the stage for understanding artists’ demands for cultural equity in the late 1960s and early ’70s. A brief survey of the supports and venues for African American art prior to the civil rights movement is followed by a description of changes and key gains that occurred...