Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 April 2011

368 Pages | 81 halftones, 172 color images

ISBN: 9780199767601

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Creating Their Own Image

The History of African-American Women Artists

Lisa E. Farrington

  • Winner of multiple honors—the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Prize from the Association of Black Women Historians, the Outstanding Contribution to Publishing by the BCALA Literary Award Committee, nonfiction finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Non-fiction, Outstanding Contribution to Publishing Citation, Black Caucus of the American Library Association
  • Lavishly illustrated with color and black and white images, some of them rarely or never before published.
  • First synthesis of African American women's art and artists from enslavement to the present, including biographical portraits of acclaimed contemporary artists.
  • Adoption title for African American art and history of women artists courses.

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