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Jacob Lawrence Endowment for Books on American Art
This endowment, established through the generosity of Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight, supports the publication of books about American art and artists.
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The Art of Ceremony
Voices of Renewal from Indigenous Oregon
The practice of ceremony offers ways to build relationships between the land and its beings, reflecting change while drawing upon deep relationships going back millennia. Ceremony may involve intricate and spectacular regalia but may also...
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Latinx Photography in the United States
A Visual History
Whether at UFW picket lines in California’s Central Valley or capturing summertime street life in East Harlem Latinx photographers have documented fights for dignity and justice as well as the daily lives of ordinary people....
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Queering Contemporary Asian American Art
Queering Contemporary Asian American Art takes Asian American differences as its point of departure, and brings together artists and scholars to challenge normative assumptions, essentialisms, and methodologies within Asian American art and visual culture. Taken...
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Patterns of Dreams and Nature / Disenos, Suenos y Naturaleza
Born in Mexico in 1935 and a resident of Washington State for nearly five decades, Alfredo Arreguín has long been recognized as a major force in pattern painting. His canvases are tapestries that mingle diverse...
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An American Artist in Mexico
Elizabeth Catlett, born in Washington, DC, in 1915, is widely acknowledged as a major presence in African American art, and her work is celebrated as a visually eloquent expression of African American identity and pride...
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Poetry, Writings, Art, Memories
This volume presents a selection of paintings, poetry, essays, and ephemeral writings by the Chinese American modernist Yun Gee (1906–1963), together with essays about the artist.
Yun Gee arrived in San Francisco from Guangdong Province at...
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William H. Johnson
An American Modern
"My aim is to express in a natural way what I feel, what is in me, both rhythmically and spiritually, all that which in time has been saved up in my family of primitiveness and...
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Beyond Boundaries, Aztlan y mas alla
“Multiple backgrounds can form such two- and three-dimensional ideas that they take you to the brink of lunacy, but I have used this rich background and ethnic landscape for creating art. As a student at...
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Vital signs, the pulses and patterns of the body, are indicators of essential life functions. The powerful work of Joe Feddersen reveals, like vital signs themselves, the state of the human condition from the vantage...
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