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Dancing at the Louvre

Faith Ringgold's French Collection and Other Story Quilts

Dancing at the Louvre( )
Author: Cameron, Dan
New Museum of Contemporary Art Staff,
Akron Art Museum Staff,
Contribution by: Roth, Morra
Gibson, Ann
Gouma-Peterson, Thalia
Hill, Patrick
Wallace, Michele
Introduction by: Powell, Richard J.
ISBN:978-0-520-21430-9
Publication Date:Apr 1998
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $52.95
Book Description:

"My process is designed to give us 'colored folk' and women a taste of the American dream straight up. Since the facts don't do that too often, I decided to make it up. . . . That is the real power and joy of being an artist. We can make it come true. Or look true."--Faith Ringgold, in a 1992 interview This catalog is the first book-length publication devoted to the exquisite story quilts of contemporary artist Faith Ringgold. Combining painted images, handwritten...
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Book Details
Pages:178
Detailed Subjects: Crafts & Hobbies / Quilts & Quilting
Art / American / African American
Art / Women Artists
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.179 x 10.179 x 0.58 Inches
Book Weight:2.112 Pounds
Author Biography
Cameron, Dan (Author)
Richard J. Powell, author, editor and art history professor, earned a Ph. D. at Yale University.

He is currently the department chair of Art History at Duke University. He specializes in American and African American Art.

He wrote Black Art and Culture in the 20th Century, a comprehensive look at African American art forms, and edited Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance. In addition, he was co-curator of an exhibit organized by the Addison Gallery of America Art and the Studio Museum in Harlem. A catalog of the exhibit was published under the name To Conserve a Legacy: American Art from Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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