Exhibiting Blackness

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Exhibiting Blackness

Exhibiting Blackness Author by : Bridget R. Cooks
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011
Publisher by : Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN : 9781558498754
File Size : 54,8 Mb
Total Download : 796

In 1927, the Chicago Art Institute presented the first major museum exhibition of art by African Americans. Designed to demonstrate the artists' abilities and to promote racial equality, the exhibition also revealed the art world's anxieties about the participation of African Americans in the exclusive venue of art museums -- places where blacks had historically been barred from visiting let alone exhibiting. Since then, America's major art museums have served as crucial locations for African Americans to protest against their exclusion and attest to their contributions in the visual arts. In
Category: Architecture

Exhibiting Blackness

Exhibiting Blackness Author by : Bridget R. Cooks
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011
Publisher by :
ISBN : 161376006X
File Size : 54,9 Mb
Total Download : 966

"In Exhibiting Blackness, art historian Bridget R. Cooks analyzes the curatorial strategies, challenges, and critical receptions of the most significant museum exhibitions of African American art. Tracing two dominant methodologies used to exhibit art by African Americans--an ethnographic approach that focuses more on artists than their art, and a recovery narrative aimed at correcting past omissions--Cooks exposes the issues involved in exhibiting cultural difference that continue to challenge art history, historiography, and American museum exhibition practices. By further examining the uneq
Category: African American art

Negro Building

Negro Building Author by : Mabel O. Wilson
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-05-28
Publisher by : Univ of California Press
ISBN : 9780520268425
File Size : 44,6 Mb
Total Download : 806

Traces the evolution of black public history from the Civil War to the civil rights movement of the 1960s, giving voice to the figures who conceived the curatorial content--Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, Ida B. Wells, A. Philip Randolph, Horace Cayton, and Margaret Burroughs
Category: Art

Keeping Their Marbles

Keeping Their Marbles Author by : Tiffany Jenkins
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2016-02
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780199657599
File Size : 49,8 Mb
Total Download : 536

For the past two centuries and more, the West has acquired the treasures of antiquity to fill its museums. But all this came at a cost. From the Napoleonic campaigns that filled the Louvre with Egyptian artefacts, to the plunder that accompanied British imperialism across the globe, the amazing collections in the West's great museums were wrenched from their original context by means that often amounted to theft. Now the countries from which they came would likethem back. The Greek demand for the return of the Elgin Marbles is only the tip of an iceberg that includes a host of world-historical
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