African American visual aesthetics: a postmodernist view
David C. Driskell
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995 - Art - 140 pages
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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