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Common Wealth : Art by African Americans in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Author: Erica Hirshler.

Common Wealth : Art by African Americans in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Author: Erica Hirshler.

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Item #: D40351
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Publication Date: 2015
Publisher: MFA Boston
ISBN: 9780878468157
Over the past 400 years, the story of African Americans in the visual arts has closely paralleled their social, political, and economic aspirations. Drawing from the Boston MFA's collection, this generously illustrated volume gathers more than 100 works of art in a variety of media by Black artists from the 19th century to the present, including Henry Ossawa... More
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Over the past 400 years, the story of African Americans in the visual arts has closely paralleled their social, political, and economic aspirations. Drawing from the Boston MFA's collection, this generously illustrated volume gathers more than 100 works of art in a variety of media by Black artists from the 19th century to the present, including Henry Ossawa Tanner, Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden, Lois Mailou Jones, Gordon Parks, Wifredo Lam, Kara Walker, plus intriguing lesser-known artists from the African diaspora in South America and the Caribbean.


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