African American Art and Artists: Revised and Expanded Edition

$75.00

Lewis, Samella; Ffloyd Coleman (Foreword); Mary Jane Hewitt (Intro.)

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Lewis, Samella; Ffloyd Coleman (Foreword); Mary Jane Hewitt (Intro.). African American Art and Artists: Revised and Expanded Edition. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780520239296. pp. xix, 340. Thick heavy 4to. Black cloth boards with white lettering to spine. Replete with many black and white and colour photographic reproductions, illustrations. Light tide-marks to the margins of the rear endpapers (unaffecting text). Contents remain clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good in very good lightly rubbed dustjacket. “Samella Lewis has brought African American Art and Artists fully up to date in this revised and expanded edition. The book now looks at the works and lives of artists from the eighteenth century to the present, including new work in traditional media as well as in installation art, mixed media, and digital/computer art. Mary Jane Hewitt, an author, curator, and longtime friend of Samella Lewis’s, has written an introduction to the new edition. Generously and handsomely illustrated, the book continues to reveal the rich legacy of work by African American artists, whose art is now included in the permanent collections of national and international museums as well as in major private collections.” Hardcover. (#552) $75.00