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Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386445-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8644-5
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397083-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9708-3
...The Black Arts Movement ...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399889-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9988-9
Published: 15 March 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002468-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0246-8
Book Chapter

By Kobena Mercer
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... Black Arts Movement Harlem Renaissance iconography masking modernism ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... that can never be regained, only imaginatively reinvented. Black Arts Movement Harlem Renaissance iconography masking modernism ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
.... Black Arts Movement Harlem Renaissance iconography masking modernism Summing up insights from the Annotating Art’s Histories series, which introduced methods for the comparative study of modernism on a global scale, this chapter argues that problems of presentism and inclusionism that preserve...
Series: Spin Offs
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... Soul! is an unremembered landmark in the history of American television. It was the only nationally televised program to explore artistic and intellectual expressions of the Black Arts and Black Power movements. Appropriating the variety-show format familiar from late-night TV, it explored...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... time, the African sign shifted meanings, from fundamental difference, to a being-apart, to the possibility of assimilation. Yet Pan-Africanism, Negritude, and anticolonial movements as well as anthropology and geography, the latter of which increasingly equated Blackness with Africanness, insisted...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... for International Visual Arts, it is argued that the cultural history of London’s art world has always provided a space of vernacular cosmopolitanism, hosting the Caribbean Artists Movement of the 1960s, for instance, which calls for archival research that takes into account the multiple modernisms that have...
Series: Spin Offs
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
... Soul! was a product of the 1960s when the liberal state, in the wake of Martin Luther King’s assassination, conceived of television as a tool of recognizing and managing the social and political discontent of African Americans. And yet it could not have existed without the civil rights movement...
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373230-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7323-0
... strivings for the in-common are visible in classic Black art and Christian traditions. Negritude Marcus Garvey Aimé Césaire Frantz Fanon Nelson Mandela ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
.... Giving close attention to the predicaments faced by black artists in such a context, including Yinka Shonibare, Steve McQueen, and Chris Ofili, as well as organizational initiatives such as the Institute for International Visual Arts, it is argued that the cultural history of London’s art world has...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 03 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7531-9
... arts and letters movement, named origenistas, which signaled the racialized kulturkampf between elite whites who preferred to emphasize the Spanish elements of Cuban identity—including Catholicism—versus the afrocubanistas’ celebration of African-inflected culture. The dichotomy that Cubans often posit...
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...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... vocabulary is indispensable, since it introduced the analysis of hybridity, traveling culture, and cross-cultural translation into art criticism, but that with the institutionalization of such terms, it is all the more important for historical research, for instance, on the Caribbean Artists Movement, to go...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374169-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7416-9
... The book opens by introducing concepts of migration, geography, and spatial theory. While African American migration between the two world wars is perhaps a well-rehearsed topic, this section looks at how such movement and dislocation impacted the materiality of contemporary art practice...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... This chapter situates the performance practices of the AACM in general, and the Art Ensemble of Chicago in particular, within the modernism-postmodernism dichotomy. It shows how the AACM foregrounds the elasticity and overlap of these “movements” and problematizes them. Drawing...
Book Chapter

By Kobena Mercer
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... Caribbean Artists Movement ethnicity globalization hyperblackness new internationalism ...