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Author Douglas, Aaron.
Title Aaron Douglas : African American modernist / edited by Susan Earle ; with essays and contributions by Renée Ater ... [et al.].
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press ; Lawrence : In Association with Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, c2007.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  N6537.D62 A4 2007    AVAILABLE


Call # N6537.D62 A4 2007
Phys. 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.
Bibliog. 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 / Renée 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.
Alt Author Earle, Susan Elizabeth.
Ater, Renée.
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)