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Creating Their Own Image

The History of African-American Women Artists

Creating Their Own Image( )
Author: Farrington, Lisa E.
ISBN:978-0-19-976760-1
Publication Date:Mar 2011
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $71.00
Book Description:

Creating Their Own Image marks the first comprehensive history of African-American women artists, from slavery to the present day. Using an analysis of stereotypes of Africans and African-Americans in western art and culture as a springboard, Lisa E. Farrington here richly details hundreds of important works--many of which deliberately challenge these same identity myths, of the carnal Jezebel, the asexual Mammy, the imperious Matriarch--in crafting a portrait of artistic creativity...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Art / American / African American & Black
Art / Women Artists
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.6 x 10.8 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:2.545 Pounds



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