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Author Douglas, Aaron.

Title Aaron Douglas : African American modernist / edited by Susan Earle ; with essays and contributions by Renee Ater ... [et al.].

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press ; Lawrence : In association with Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  741.6 D745a 2007    ---  Available
Description xvii, 253 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Note Catalog of an exhibition at the Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Sept. 8-Dec. 2, 2007; Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, January 18-April 13, 2008; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., May 9-August 3, 2008; Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, August 30-November 30, 2008.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-237) and index.
Contents Foreword / Robert E. Hemenway -- Directors' Foreword / Saralyn Reece Hardy and Victor D. Simmons -- Introduction / Kinshasha Holman Conwill -- Harlem, modernism, and beyond: Aaron Douglas and his role in art/history / Susan Earle -- The Aaron Douglas effect / Richard J. Powell -- Aaron Douglas: influences and impacts of the early years / Cheryl R. Ragar -- Some observations on Aaron Douglas as tastemaker in the renaissance movement / David C. Driskell -- Creating a "usable past" and a "future perfect society": Aaron Douglas's murals for the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition / Renee Ater -- The fisk murals revealed: memories of Africa, hope for the future / Amy Helene Kirschke -- Plates -- Chronology / Stephanie Fox Knappe.
Subject Douglas, Aaron -- Exhibitions.
African American artists -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Earle, Susan Elizabeth.
Ater, Renee.
Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art.
Frist Center for the Visual Arts (Nashville, Tenn.)
Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
ISBN 9780300121803 (alk. paper)
0300121806 (alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000041323578
NZ1 11268701

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