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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 62–82.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Naurice Frank Woods, Jr. Abstract Mary Edmonia Lewis (ca. 1843–after 1909) was America's first professional sculptor of African and Native American descent. She staked a claim at the highest level of neoclassical art. This usually meant competing against men who vehemently opposed women competing...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 163–184.
Published: 01 March 2002
... these European conventions. The historical record strongly suggests, for example, that in the United States at least, Black women artists took the lead in creating the most progressive representations of post-Emancipation Black identity. The first trained Black woman fine artist, sculptor Edmonia Lewis (ca. 1843...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Copyright © 2010 by Smith College 2010 ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS ELIZABETHCATLETTis a master sculptor, painter, printmaker, and activist best known for her work during the 1960s and 70s, when she created politically charged, black expressionistic sculptures and prints. Much of her work...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of those hidden, excluded, or marginalized aspects of our interdisciplinary discourses. A significant yet understudied figure in American history is Edmonia Lewis (ca. 1843-after 1909),America's first professional sculptor of African and Native American descent. This neoclassical artist produced...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 114–139.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the fourteen-year process through which the sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens created the Shaw Memorial. Walters, too, cites Cliff's ekphrastic passages as important examples of how "Cliff's writing intervenes not only in history's written record but also in the ways that historical acts have been commemorated...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 September 2001
... incident involving sculptor Augusta Savage. Savage studied sculpting at the Cooper Union from 1921-24. In 1923 she won a fellowship to the Fontainebleau School of Fine Arts in France, but was rejected when the U.S. sponsors learned she was black. Her case became a political cause celebre, and Du Bois...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 38–68.
Published: 01 September 2006
...," words inspired by Marcus Garvey and later popularized by Bob Marley. According to the sculptor, Laura Facey-Cooper, the RedemptionSongmonument represents healing, "the water washes away the pain, angst and suffering of slavery. The figures rise having transcended the past, standing in strength, unity...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 146–162.
Published: 01 March 2002
... produced by Muslims. For example, Persian illuminations depicted Muhammad (albeit with a sheet over his face). The human figure has been a favorite subject for Egyptian painters and sculptors since the beginning of the modern art movement in the early 1900s. Most artists say that this injunction applied...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 186–203.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., including actors, singers, dancers, sculptors, and painters (D'Almeida 2000, xiv). Today, Liking still lives, works, and creates with numerous other artists at the Village, a veritable "people's space." True to its name, the Village remains a tight-knit community within a vast urban 188 MERIDIANS 13:1...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Langston Hughes, Duke Ellington, Margaret Danner, Marion Williams, Alvin Ailey, Amiri Baraka, and Sarah Webster Fabio joined writers, dancers, sculptors, painters, and musicians from across the Black diaspora representing more than thirty countries on four continents. Hoyt Fuller ( 1966 , 100) writes...
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