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Published: 09 April 2009

384 Pages | numerous colour and halftone illustrations


ISBN: 9780195340501

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The Hearing Eye

Jazz and Blues Influences in African American Visual Art

Edited by Graham Lock and David Murray

  • Visit the companion web site
  • First book-length collection about jazz and blues influences in African American visual art
  • Gives overdue attention to some important artists (esp. painters Rose Piper, Norman Lewis and Joe Overstreet and photographer Roy DeCarava)
  • Numerous illustrations, likely in full color
  • Powerful corrective to the "white-washing" of links between music and visual art
  • Shows how America's music has been folded into core cultural production on a global level
  • Written by top-notch scholars in the field

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