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Aspects of Negro Life: Song of the Towers

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Description: Aspects of Negro Life: Song of the Towers
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Description: Art of the United States, 1750–2000: Primary Sources
In overview, the period from 1918 to 1939 presents a neat package. It is bracketed by world wars and bifurcated by the stock market crash of 1929, with an economic expansion during the 1920s on one side and the Great Depression of the 1930s on the other. On closer view, the story is less easily told.
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.294-343
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00199.008
Description: Artists on the Left: American Artists and the Communist Movement 1926–1956
~In the last chapter I considered ways in which works by artists associated with the Communist movement functioned in the different environments of the John Reed Club and Whitney Museum exhibitions. The question addressed in this chapter is related, namely: what meanings did works by these same artists acquire when they were produced in the context of the first of...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.75-100
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00025.008
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 2: The...
From its conception in the 1960s, The Image of the Black in Western Art project was guided by Dominique and Jean de Menil’s passionate concern with the struggle for civil rights for African Americans and by a deep respect for the...
PublisherHarvard University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.1-8
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00146.004
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 1: The...
From its conception in the 1960s, The Image of the Black in Western Art project was guided by Dominique and Jean de Menils passionate concern with the struggle for civil rights for African Americans and by a deep respect for the past. One...
PublisherHarvard University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.1-8
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00145.004

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