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The Resource The art of Romare Bearden, Ruth Fine ; with contributions by Mary Lee Corlett [and others]

The art of Romare Bearden, Ruth Fine ; with contributions by Mary Lee Corlett [and others]

Label
The art of Romare Bearden
Title
The art of Romare Bearden
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Fine ; with contributions by Mary Lee Corlett [and others]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Romare Bearden (1911-1988) was one of America's great artistic innovators, blazing his own trail in a time of turbulent cultural change. While his work offers an invaluable view of mid-twentieth-century African-American experience, it has also come to occupy a significant place in the wider history of American art and speaks to the universal concerns of artists everywhere." "Born in North Carolina and coming of age in Harlem during the Harlem Renaissance, Bearden was surrounded from an early age by writers, musicians, artists, and intellectuals who presided over an extraordinary period of creative ferment. With keen aesthetic sensitivity, the insight of a philosopher, and the courage of a pioneer, Bearden absorbed images and ideas that he later wove into his colorful, complex, and imaginative art. His work is infused with the sounds, intervals, and rhythms of jazz and the blues; the majesty and mystery of popular religion and obscure ritual; echoes of European old master painting and African art; and the atmosphere of the places he loved." "In addition to reproducing examples of Bearden's well-known collages, photostats, and watercolors, The Art of Romare Bearden includes paintings in gouache and oil, murals, book illustrations, costume designs, and his only known sculpture. Much of this art has been culled from private collections and is rarely seen. Fine's definitive essay, based on new research, is accompanied by shorter essays on the artist's European and African sources, his own writings, and contemporary criticism of his art."--Jacket
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1911-1988
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bearden, Romare
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N6537.B4
LC item number
A4 2003 Oversize
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fine, Ruth
  • Corlett, Mary Lee
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bearden, Romare
  • Collage (Art)
Label
The art of Romare Bearden, Ruth Fine ; with contributions by Mary Lee Corlett [and others]
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip044/2003011001.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Exhibition dates: National Gallery of Art, Sept. 14, 2003-Jan. 4, 2004 and several other venues in the U.S."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-315) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Earl A. Powell III -- Acknowledgments / Ruth Fine -- Lenders to the exhibition -- To Romare Bearden / Derek Walcott -- Romare Bearden : the spaces between / Ruth Fine -- Bearden's musée imaginaire / Sarah Kennel -- Bearden's dialogue with Africa and the avant-garde / Nnamdi Elleh -- Reading Bearden / Jacqueline Francis -- A refracted image : selected exhibitions and reviews of Bearden's work / Abdul Goler -- Romare Bearden : a chronology / Rocío Aranda-Alvarado and Sarah Kennel with Carmenita Higginbotham -- Chronological list of works in the exhibition
Control code
ocm52269794
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9780810946408
Lccn
2003011001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Helene Weis Collection
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)52269794
Label
The art of Romare Bearden, Ruth Fine ; with contributions by Mary Lee Corlett [and others]
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip044/2003011001.html
Publication
Note
"Exhibition dates: National Gallery of Art, Sept. 14, 2003-Jan. 4, 2004 and several other venues in the U.S."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-315) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Earl A. Powell III -- Acknowledgments / Ruth Fine -- Lenders to the exhibition -- To Romare Bearden / Derek Walcott -- Romare Bearden : the spaces between / Ruth Fine -- Bearden's musée imaginaire / Sarah Kennel -- Bearden's dialogue with Africa and the avant-garde / Nnamdi Elleh -- Reading Bearden / Jacqueline Francis -- A refracted image : selected exhibitions and reviews of Bearden's work / Abdul Goler -- Romare Bearden : a chronology / Rocío Aranda-Alvarado and Sarah Kennel with Carmenita Higginbotham -- Chronological list of works in the exhibition
Control code
ocm52269794
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9780810946408
Lccn
2003011001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Helene Weis Collection
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)52269794

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