African American Visual Artists: An Annotated Bibliography of Educational Resource Materials

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Scarecrow Press, 2001 - Art - 378 pages
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A guide to resources for use with K-12 students, this selective volume lists substantial, easily accessible resources on African-American visual artists. In total, 639 resources, referencing 1,174 individual artists are annotated and include works about the artists as well as the contexts in which the artist is situated. The publications are generally contemporary sources (after 1981), but earlier materials do exist, providing a baseline for the study of African-American art and its historical development. An introductory essay documents the successes and struggles of African-Americans in the art world followed by detailed annotations, which are arranged in five sections: General, Survey, Children's Books, Artists, and Artist Groups and Movements. The General, Survey, and Children's Books annotations provide important information including the author name, publication date, title, publisher, and an overview of contents. The Artists and Artist Groups and Movements sections function as indexes to the previous three sections. A final section lists addresses of institutions that hold important African- American art collections.
 

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Contents

A Contextual Survey
1
Annotated Bibliography
45
1 General
47
2 Surveys
71
3 Childrens Books
97
4 Artists
106
5 Artist Groups and Movements
341
Source Lists
349
Audiovisual Sources
358
Book Publishers
366
Book Stores
371
Collections
372
Historical and Research Centers
373
Journals
376
Miscellaneous
378
About the Author
379

Art Museums and Galleries
351

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About the author (2001)

\Daniel J. Frye is Assistant Professor of Art and Art Education at California State University, Sacramento. An artist himself, and an art educator in both elementary school and college environments, his artwork has been profiled in Metal Arts Source Book II.

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