Studies in the History of Art, Volume 71: Romare Bearden, American Modernist

Studies in the History of Art, Volume 71: Romare Bearden, American Modernist

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Studies in the History of Art, Volume 71: Romare Bearden, American Modernist

This volume considers the work of painter Romare Bearden (1911-1988) in the contexts of American and international modernism as well as African American art history. Fourteen essays cover the relationship of Bearden's work to literature, jazz, and modern dance; the sources of his imagery, including radical politics, religion, and southern black culture; his professional development and influence; and the influence of the avant-garde, including cubism and Pop art, on his paintings and collages.

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This is a publication by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), the Gallery's research institute.

This volume considers the work of painter Romare Bearden (1911-1988) in the contexts of American and international modernism as well as African American art history. Fourteen essays cover the relationship of Bearden's work to literature, jazz, and modern dance; the sources of his imagery, including radical politics, religion, and southern black culture; his professional development and influence; and the influence of the avant-garde, including cubism and Pop art, on his paintings and collages.

  • Hardcover
  • 304 Pages, 105 color 95 b+w, 9 x 11 inches
  • Published: 2011
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