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Image for Black History / Black Vision: The Visionary Image in Texas

Black History / Black Vision: The Visionary Image in Texas

By: Adele, Lynne

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, The University of Texas at Austin: 1989

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 002837


94 pages; 46 illustrations in b&w or color, including photograph-portraits of the 6 artists: John W. Banks, Ezekiel Gibbs, Frank Jones, Naomi Polk, The Reverend Johnnie Swearingen, Willard "The Texas Kid" Watson. All are artists from and who have had artistic impact on Texas and its region. View more info

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James Van der Zee

By: De Cock, Liliane and Reginald McGhee (editors)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, NY, Morgan & Morgan: 1974

Seller ID: 000374


159 pages. Binding and contents clean and tight; dustjacket lightly worn with two small closed tears. More than 100 of the photographer's works taken during the first seventy years of the 20th-century. View more info

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Sharing Traditions: Five Black Artists in Nineteenth-Century America

By: Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Washiington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001281


120 pages; 12 color plates; 77 b&w illustrations. Preliminary essay by James Oliver Horton: Double Consciousness; African-American Identity in the Nineteenth Century. Clean and tight; covers lightly rubbed. View more info

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The Cotton Club

By: Haskins, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004464


170 pages; numerous b&w illustrations. "In pictures and text Jim Haskins tells the story: the gangsters who owned it; the celebrities who packed its tables; the performers; the famous acts; the music." Social history, prohibition, the Depression, war. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for Revivals ! Diverse Traditions, 1920-1945: The History of Twentieth-Century American Craft

Revivals ! Diverse Traditions, 1920-1945: The History of Twentieth-Century American Craft

By: Kardon, Janet (Editor); essays by Ralph T. Coe, Harvey Green, Janet Kardon, Jane Kessler [et al]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Y1994, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1994

Seller ID: 004720


303 pages; 275 illustrations, 98 color. An enormous range of crafts: African-American quilts, baskets, pottery; Hispanic shrines, painted chests, lacework, textiles; Appalachain pottery, baskets, coverlets, love seats, pewter bowls, earthenware jugs; Native American jewelry and beadwork; Colonial Revival furniture, glass silver, ironwork. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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African-American Artists, 1929-1945: Prints, Drawings, and Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Messinger, Lisa Mintz; Lisa Gail Collins; Rachel Mustalish

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York / New Haven, The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press: 2003

Seller ID: 003398


91 pages; 47 works of more than 30 artists illustrated with complete descriptive entries; text illustrations. View more info

Image for African American Art - 200 Years: 40 Distinctive Voices Reveal the Breadth of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Art

African American Art - 200 Years: 40 Distinctive Voices Reveal the Breadth of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Art

By: Sims, Lowery Stokes; Jonathan P. Binstock (Essays)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003347


156 pages; 60 full-page color reproductions representing 41 artists, painters and scupltors. Images appear with a biographical sketch of the artist on the opposing page. A beautiful catalogue. View more info

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The Art of William Edmondson

By: Thompson, Robert Farris; Bobby L. Lovett; Rusty Freeman; Judith McWillie; Grey Gundaker; Lowery Stokes Sims

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, Cheekwood Museum of Art: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002852


232 pages; thoroughly illustrated, including 58 catalogue works, numerous text illustrations. Illustrations include photographs by Edward Weston, Louise Dahl-Wolfe and Consuelo Kanaga. The sculptor was the first African-American artist to have a solo show at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. He was the son of former slaves who, self-taught, began by carving memorial tombstones. View more info

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Norman Lewis, Pulse: A Centennial Exhibition

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: 2009

Seller ID: 004285


76 pages; numerous full-page color illustrations; Collections and Exhibitions; Exhibition Checklist with color thumbnail illustrations. Norman Lewis, 1909-1979, African-American abstract expressionist painter. The exhibion's paintings date 1940 to 1975; the larger part 1945-1962. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Jacob Lawrence: The Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman Series of 1938-40

By: Wheat, Ellen Harkins

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hampton, Virginia, Hampton University Museum: 1991

Seller ID: 002857


128 pages. 32 Douglass Series works and 31 Tubman Series works reproduced in color preceded by comprehensive text. Chronology; bibliography. View more info