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A site of struggle : American art against anti-Black violence

Title
A site of struggle : American art against anti-Black violence / edited by Janet Dees ; with contributions by Sampada Aranke, Courtney R. Baker, Huey Copeland, Leslie M. Harris, LaCharles Ward.
ISBN
9780691209272
0691209278
Publication
Evanston, Illinois : Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University ; Princeton : In association with Princeton University Press, [2022]
Physical Description
133 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm
Notes
Accompanies an exhibition of the same name held at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, January 26-July 10, 2022, and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, August 13-November 6, 2022.
Summary
Examines the vast array of art produced by African Americans in response to the continuing impact of anti-Black violence and how it is used to protest, process, mourn and memorialize those events.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
June 07, 2022
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-131).
Contents
Preface / Huey Copeland
A site of struggle / Janet Dees
Making racial violence visible / Leslie M. Harris
Functional abstractions : sensorial afterlives of the Black body / Sampada Aranke
Black redaction, Black evidence : another testimony of Black life / LaCharles Ward
Pausing at the threshold / Courtney R. Baker.
Genre/Form
Exhibition catalogs.
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