This Companion authoritatively points to the main areas of enquiry within the subject of African American art history.
The first section examines how African American art has been constructed over the course of a century of published scholarship. The second section studies how African American art is and has been taught and researched in academia. The third part focuses on how African American art has been reflected in art galleries and museums. The final section opens up understandings of what we mean when we speak of African American art.
This book will be of interest to graduate students, researchers, and professors and may be used in American art, African American art, visual culture, and culture classes.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
section Section I|1 pages
chapter 1|13 pages
“History Must Restore What Slavery Took Away”
chapter 8|10 pages
Confessions of an Unintended Reader
chapter 10|12 pages
When Black Experimentalism Became Black Power
section Section II|1 pages
Within the Academy
section Section III|1 pages
Curatorial Histories and Strategies
section Section IV|1 pages
Historical, Modern, and Contemporary Considerations