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Published: 13 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395171-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9517-1
Published: 28 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376521-108
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7652-1
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By Faith Ringgold
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386797-97
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8679-7
...The Flag is Bleeding, 1967 Oil on canvas 72 x 96 inches Artist's collection 97 98 Flag for the Moon: Die Nigger, 1967-1969 Oil on canvas 36 x 50 inches Artist's collection Flag Story Quilt, 1985 Appliqued, tie-dyed, and pieced fabric 57 x 78 inches The Spenser Museum 99 1 00...
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By Bakirathi Mani
Published: 30 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012436-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1243-6
...Plate 1 Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, Fabricated Memories (detail), edition 1, 1997 2000. Polaroid transfer on paper in artist book with metal box (4.75 × 5.5 inches), 6 × 4.5 × 220 inches at full length. © ANNU PAL AKUNNATHU MAT THE W, COURTESY SEPIAE YE. Plate 2 Seher Shah, Geometric Landscapes...
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By Arlene Dávila
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478008859-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0885-9
...PLATE 1 | Elia Alba, The Orisha (Juana Valdes), 2014. Archival pigment print. Photographed in Key Largo, Florida. Costume designed by Elia Alba. PLATE 2 | David Antonio Cruz, soletthemeatasylumpink, 2016. Oil and enamel on birch, 72 × 96 × 10 inches. PLATE 3 | Carmen Argote, 720 Sq. Ft.: House hold...
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005537-250
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0553-7
...PLATE 1 Rashid Johnson, Self Portrait with My Hair Parted Like Frederick Douglass, 2003. Lambda print, 541/2 × 421/8 inches (138.5 × 107 cm). Copyright the artist. Courtesy of artist and Hauser & Wirth and David Kordansky Gallery. PLATE 2 Samuel J. Miller, Frederick Douglass, 1847 52. Cased half...
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By Viet Lê
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012931-26
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1293-1
...PLATE 1 Binh Danh, Divinities of Angkor #1, 2008, daguerreotype, 13.25 × 16 inches, from the In the Eclipse of Angkor series. Courtesy of the artist, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, and Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix. PLATE 2 Binh Danh, Memories of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum #1, 2008, chlorophyll...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-035
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
... out and taken from the song, Queen s Prayer : Sakada (Machete), 2006. Laser- cut black acrylic Plexiglas (48 × 48 × 1¼ inches). Sakada (Pick Axe), 2006. Laser- cut white acrylic Plexiglas (48 × 48 × 1¼ inches). Sakada (Hoe), 2006. Laser- cut white acrylic Plexiglas (48 × 48 × 1¼ inches). Behold Not...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... momentum when Irene Cara and Giorgio Moroder’s “Flashdance” came out in April. A go-to remixer who could infuse twelve-inch releases with a dance personality while leaving the seven-inch and album versions free to circulate in a nonremixed state, Jellybean Benitez became the most influential intermediary...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... during the first half of the 1970s. Loft regular Gail Bruesewitz experienced the disjuncture firsthand when she became marketing and promotions manager of twelve-inch singles at Columbia in August. Meanwhile Frankie Crocker pioneered the introduction of the urban contemporary format and commissioned his...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-055
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
... Delhi had asked trainee diplomats to read the cables and get a hang of the brevity with which thoughts and facts had been expressed.5 When the Guardian reported on this bit of news, it added its own inch of context: India s bureaucracy has a well- deserved reputation for obtuse language and an...
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By Lauren Berlant
Published: 29 October 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0533-9
... weft. Photo graph by Kevin Ryan. Collection of H. A. Sedgwick. © H. A. Sedgwick. PLATE 2. Detail of Untitled (Scarf). Photo graph © Jason Edwards. PLATE 4. Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, This final scene I ll not see to the end, ca. 2002. Cyanotype and sumanigashi on silk, 16 × 16 inches. Three panels of...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-212
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
...brilliant imperfection Cycling You and I are cycling buddies, you on your handcycle and me on my recumbent trike. We make a good match, both of us on three wheels, sitting ten inches off the ground. You fly downhill, way faster than me; I adore watching you lean into the first turn of a descent...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
..., eleven inches but she seemed like a giant with that pearl- handled Saturday night special. Her boyfriend had a big Afro and a long switchblade just like Daddy Cool. I was in awe. The crowd backed away, then dispersed. The girls stopped fighting. My grandmoms was in a seething rage. You better go get my...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-077
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... 165 69 Firstborn I never heard your first cry. I never smelled your first poop, never had the chance to clean you up. I never had the blessing to cradle your newborn, good- smelling baby flesh in the palms of my hands. I ve had to learn you from hundreds of miles on one hand and from inches...
Published: 08 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002246-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0224-6
.... One painting was in oil, and the oth- ers were gouache, pen and ink, and color markers. The painting rendered with color markers shows the face of a man emerging from a background of 8.4 Barbara Jones-Hogu, Unite, n.d. Silkscreen on wove paper, 22 × 30 inches. Collection of Brooklyn Museum. 139 8.5...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-064
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
... take it bird by bird. Such good advice! I have had reason to ofer it not only to my own children but also to my students and myself.12 Lamott writes that she keeps a one- inch picture frame on her desk to re- mind her to perform her task in short assignments. In my composition classes, I pass around a...
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-033
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
...- ass tears. Even a broken bone might be endured. Detach the notion soothed me. In secret, I practiced stabbing sewing needles into my arms. Detach. When I picked up an inch of skin and shoved a needle in one side and out the other, I felt victorious for not flinching or crying. It was like that sewing...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-069
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... was nowhere to take cover. I grabbed the paper flip- flops and went into combat readiness mode. By sunrise, I d killed enough to make a pile that stretched four feet long and was two inches deep. Dead roaches upon dead roaches . . . I guess I went a little crazy then. I started screaming. But already...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
..., Towards the Sociogenic Principle (2001) The transference of white fantasy to black experience, we might say, continues to haunt the black imaginary. David Marriott, On Black Men (2000) The Black man s entire body, his deportment, his sartorial expression, his very appearance, and his inches always seem...