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Alain Locke and the visual arts

Author
Mercer, Kobena, 1960-
Title
Alain Locke and the visual arts/ Kobena Mercer.
Format
Book
Published
New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2022] ©2022
Description
ix, 227 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Notes
Published in association with the Hutchins Center for African & African American research, Harvard University. Includes bibliographical refrences and index.
Summary
Alain Locke (1885-1954), leading theorist of the Harlem Renaissance, maintained a lifelong commitment to th evisual arts. Offering an in-depth study of Locke's writings and art world interventiosn, Kobena Mercer focuses on the importance of cross-cultural entanglement. This distinctive approach reveals Locke's vision of modern art as a dynamic space where images and ideas generate new forms under the fluid condisitons of diaspora. -- from book jacket.
Kinsey subjects
Art history.
ISBN
9780300247268

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
X19739572
Location
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