Creating Their Own Image
The History of African-American Women ArtistsBook - 2005
Creating Their Own Image marks the first comprehensive history of African-American women artists, from slavery to the present day. Using an analysis of stereotypes of Africans and African-Americans in western art and culture as a springboard, Lisa E. Farrington here richly details hundreds of important works--many of which deliberately challenge these same identity myths, of the carnal Jezebel, the asexual Mammy, the imperious Matriarch--in crafting a portrait of artistic creativity unprecedented in its scope and ambition.--From publisher's description.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
Branch Call Number: 704.042 Fa
Description: 354 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm