BLACK FOLK ART IN AMERICA 1930-1980.

Livingston, Jane and John Beardsley. Regenia Perry (contributor). Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Published by Jackson, MS: published for the Corcoran Gallery of Art by the University Press of Mississippi and the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, [1989].
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Fourth printing (first published 1982). 187 pages. Hardcover: H 28.5cm x L 23.5cm. Lacks dust jacket. Black cloth, slender white streak of discoloration to front board with short slender nick to cloth at bottom edge, slight flaking to spine's otherwise bright red metallic stamped lettering. Some foxing to edges as well as to half-title and rear concluding copyright leaf; interior pages are otherwise clean. Binding is firm. A very good- copy. A survey of twentieth century African-American folk art prepared for an exhibition held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art from January 15-March 28, 1982 and other institutions through May 15, 1983. Foreword by Peter C. Marzio; b/w and color illustrations; Catalogue of the Exhibition (listing 391 objects); Selected Bibliography. Text includes: "What It Is" by Jane Livingston; "Black American Folk Art: Origins and Early Manifestations" by Regenia A. Perry; and "Spiritual Epics: The Voyage and the Vision in Black Folk Art" by John Beardsley along with biographies of twenty artists: Jesse Aaron, Steve Ashby, David Butler, Ulysses Davis, William Dawson, Sam Doyle, William Edmondson, James Hampton, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Inez Nathaniel-Walker, Leslie Payne, Elijah Pierce, Nellie Mae Rowe, James "Son Ford" Thomas, Mose Tolliver, Bill Traylor, George White, George Williams, Luster Willis, and Joseph Yoakum. {Approximate shipping weight = 3 pounds.} ISBN 0878053980. Bookseller Inventory #

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About the Author: Livingston is a highly respected curator and writer whose books include The New York School: Photographs, 1936–1963 and The Art of Richard Diebenkorn.

John Beardsley is Director of Garden and Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks.

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Title: BLACK FOLK ART IN AMERICA 1930-1980.
Publisher: Jackson, MS: published for the Corcoran Gallery of Art by the University Press of Mississippi and the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, [1989].

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Livingston, Jane and John Beardsley. Regenia Perry (contributor). Corcoran Gallery of Art.
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Book Description Jackson, MS: published for the Corcoran Gallery of Art by the University Press of Mississippi and the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, [1989]., 1989. Fourth printing (first published 1982). 187 pages. Hardcover: H 28.5cm x L 23.5cm. Lacks dust jacket. Black cloth, slender white streak of discoloration to front board with short slender nick to cloth at bottom edge, slight flaking to spine's otherwise bright red metallic stamped lettering. Some foxing to edges as well as to half-title and rear concluding copyright leaf; interior pages are otherwise clean. Binding is firm. A very good- copy. A survey of twentieth century African-American folk art prepared for an exhibition held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art from January 15-March 28, 1982 and other institutions through May 15, 1983. Foreword by Peter C. Marzio; b/w and color illustrations; Catalogue of the Exhibition (listing 391 objects); Selected Bibliography. Text includes: "What It Is" by Jane Livingston; "Black American Folk Art: Origins and Early Manifestations" by Regenia A. Perry; and "Spiritual Epics: The Voyage and the Vision in Black Folk Art" by John Beardsley along with biographies of twenty artists: Jesse Aaron, Steve Ashby, David Butler, Ulysses Davis, William Dawson, Sam Doyle, William Edmondson, James Hampton, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Inez Nathaniel-Walker, Leslie Payne, Elijah Pierce, Nellie Mae Rowe, James "Son Ford" Thomas, Mose Tolliver, Bill Traylor, George White, George Williams, Luster Willis, and Joseph Yoakum. Please note that this book has an approximate shipping weight of 3.25 pounds (1.47 kg) and will require additional postage for any postal class other than domestic Media Mail. ISBN 0878053980. Bookseller Inventory # JUN17-06466

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