African American visual aesthetics: a postmodernist view

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David C. Driskell
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995 - Art - 140 pages
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In this collection of groundbreaking essays, five prominent curators and scholars -- Ann Gibson, Keith Morrison, Sharon F. Patton, Richard J. Powell, and Lowery Stokes Sims -- explore postmodernism's influence on African American art during the last thirty years.

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The African American Aesthetic and Postmodernism
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About the author (1995)

David C. Driskell is the author of "The Other Side of Color: African American Art in the Collection of Camille O. and "William H. Cosby Jr. (Pomegranate, 2001). Driskell, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Art, University of Maryland, is also an accomplished painter whose works are in many public and private collections worldwide. He exhibited at the American Academy of Art and Letters in 1993, and in 2000 the National Humanities Medal was bestowed upon him. Pomegranate also published the catalog for the touring exhibition "Narratives of African American Art: The David C. Driskell Collection.

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