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Soul of a nation : art in the age of Black power

Author: edited by Mark Godfrey and Zo�e Whitley ; with contributions by Susan E. Cahan, David C. Driskell, Edmund Barry Gaither, Linda Goode Bryant, Jae and Wadsworth Jarrell, Samella Lewis. edited by Mark Godfrey and Zo� Whitley ; with contributions by Susan E. Cahan, David C. Driskell, Edmund Barry Gaither, Linda Goode Bryant, Jae and Wadsworth Jarrell, Samella Lewi Whitley, Zo�e, Whitley, Zo�, ; ; Mark GodfreyZoé WhitleySusan CahanTate Modern (Gallery),All authors
Publisher: London : Tate Publishing, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the period of radical change that was 1963-1983, young black artists at the beginning of their careers in the USA confronted key questions and pressures. How could they make art that would stand as innovative, original, formally and materially complex, while also making work that reflected their concerns and experience as black Americans? This significant new publication, accompanying an exhibition at Tate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
History
Exhibitions
Expositions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: edited by Mark Godfrey and Zo�e Whitley ; with contributions by Susan E. Cahan, David C. Driskell, Edmund Barry Gaither, Linda Goode Bryant, Jae and Wadsworth Jarrell, Samella Lewis. edited by Mark Godfrey and Zo� Whitley ; with contributions by Susan E. Cahan, David C. Driskell, Edmund Barry Gaither, Linda Goode Bryant, Jae and Wadsworth Jarrell, Samella Lewi Whitley, Zo�e, Whitley, Zo�, ; ; Mark Godfrey; Zoé Whitley; Susan Cahan; Tate Modern (Gallery),; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art,; Brooklyn Museum,
ISBN: 9781942884170 1942884176
OCLC Number: 972385518
Notes: Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same name held at Tate Modern, London, July 12-October 22, 2017; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, February 3-April 23, 2018; and Brooklyn Museum, New York, September 7, 2018-February 3, 2019.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Forewords / Frances Morris, Rod Bigelow ; Anne Pasternak --
Introduction / Mark Godfrey and Zoé Whitley --
Part I. Spiral to FESTAC / Mark Godfrey and Zoé Whitley with contributions by Susan E. Cahan : Spiral and the March on Washington --
Art and unrest in Los Angeles --
Amiri Baraka, Larry Neal and the Black Arts Movement --
Roy DeCarava and the Kamoinge Workshop --
The Wall of Respect and the mural movement --
Emory Douglas and the Black Panther Party newspaper --
Painting Black Power --
'Black Art' debates in pamphlets and magazines --
The Studio Museum in Harlem --
The Black Emergency Cultural Coalition --
Abstraction shows --
AfriCOBRA --
Three graphic artists --
Contemporary Black artists in America --
Black women artists --
Beauford Delaney and James Baldwin --
Avant-garde filmmakers --
Rituals in Los Angeles --
Just above Midtown --
The Black Photographers Annual --
FESTAC '77 --
Part II. Essays : Notes on Black abstraction / Mark Godfrey --
American skin: artists on Black figuration / Zoé Whitley --
Part III. Recollections : Samella Lewis ; Edmund Barry Gaither ; David C. Driskell ; Jae and Wadsworth Jarrell ; Linda Goode Bryant.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Godfrey and Zoé Whitley ; with contributions by Susan E. Cahan, David C. Driskell, Edmund Barry Gaither, Linda Goode Bryant, Jae and Wadsworth Jarrell, Samella Lewis.

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Born in London in 1963, Rachel Whiteread is one of Britain's most exciting contemporary artists. Her work is characterised by its use of industrial materials such as plaster, concrete, resin, rubber  Read more...
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