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James Van der Zee

By: De Cock, Liliane and Reginald McGhee (editors)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, NY, Morgan & Morgan: 1974

Seller ID: 000374

ISBN: 0-87100-039-3

Condition: Fine


159 pages. Binding and contents clean and tight; dustjacket lightly worn with two small closed tears. More than 100 of the photographer's works taken during the first seventy years of the 20th-century. View more info

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Sharing Traditions: Five Black Artists in Nineteenth-Century America

By: Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Washiington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001281

Condition: Very Good


120 pages; 12 color plates; 77 b&w illustrations. Preliminary essay by James Oliver Horton: Double Consciousness; African-American Identity in the Nineteenth Century. Clean and tight; covers lightly rubbed. View more info

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The Cotton Club

By: Haskins, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004464

ISBN: 0394733924

Condition: Very Good


170 pages; numerous b&w illustrations. "In pictures and text Jim Haskins tells the story: the gangsters who owned it; the celebrities who packed its tables; the performers; the famous acts; the music." Social history, prohibition, the Depression, war. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Revivals ! Diverse Traditions, 1920-1945: The History of Twentieth-Century American Craft

By: Kardon, Janet (Editor); essays by Ralph T. Coe, Harvey Green, Janet Kardon, Jane Kessler [et al]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Y1994, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1994

Seller ID: 004720

ISBN: 0810919559

Condition: Fine


303 pages; 275 illustrations, 98 color. An enormous range of crafts: African-American quilts, baskets, pottery; Hispanic shrines, painted chests, lacework, textiles; Appalachain pottery, baskets, coverlets, love seats, pewter bowls, earthenware jugs; Native American jewelry and beadwork; Colonial Revival furniture, glass silver, ironwork. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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African-American Artists, 1929-1945: Prints, Drawings, and Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Messinger, Lisa Mintz; Lisa Gail Collins; Rachel Mustalish

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York / New Haven, The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press: 2003

Seller ID: 003398

ISBN: 0300098774

Condition: Fine


91 pages; 47 works of more than 30 artists illustrated with complete descriptive entries; text illustrations. View more info

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African American Art - 200 Years: 40 Distinctive Voices Reveal the Breadth of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Art

By: Sims, Lowery Stokes; Jonathan P. Binstock (Essays)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003347

ISBN: 1-930416-43-1

Condition: Fine


156 pages; 60 full-page color reproductions representing 41 artists, painters and scupltors. Images appear with a biographical sketch of the artist on the opposing page. A beautiful catalogue. View more info

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The Art of William Edmondson

By: Thompson, Robert Farris; Bobby L. Lovett; Rusty Freeman; Judith McWillie; Grey Gundaker; Lowery Stokes Sims

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, Cheekwood Museum of Art: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002852

ISBN: 1-57806-181-4

Condition: Fine


232 pages; thoroughly illustrated, including 58 catalogue works, numerous text illustrations. Illustrations include photographs by Edward Weston, Louise Dahl-Wolfe and Consuelo Kanaga. The sculptor was the first African-American artist to have a solo show at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. He was the son of former slaves who, self-taught, began by carving memorial tombstones. View more info

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Norman Lewis, Pulse: A Centennial Exhibition

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: 2009

Seller ID: 004285

ISBN: 1930416474

Condition: Fine


76 pages; numerous full-page color illustrations; Collections and Exhibitions; Exhibition Checklist with color thumbnail illustrations. Norman Lewis, 1909-1979, African-American abstract expressionist painter. The exhibion's paintings date 1940 to 1975; the larger part 1945-1962. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Jacob Lawrence: The Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman Series of 1938-40

By: Wheat, Ellen Harkins

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hampton, Virginia, Hampton University Museum: 1991

Seller ID: 002857

ISBN: 0-9616982-4-1

Condition: Fine


128 pages. 32 Douglass Series works and 31 Tubman Series works reproduced in color preceded by comprehensive text. Chronology; bibliography. View more info