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A Legend Dimly Told

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Description: A Legend Dimly Told
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Description: Going There: Black Visual Satire
In the mid-1980s artist Robert Colescott (1925–2008) painted a series of canvases, generically entitled At the Bathers’ Pool, featuring assemblies of female nudes, each group located in a dreamy, mountainous landscape with expansive horizons and blue-green wading pools. Executed in the then popular neo-expressionist manner, these paintings...
PublisherYale University Press
PublisherHutchins Center for African & African American Research
Related print edition pages: pp.155-203

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