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In the 1960s, art patron Dominique de Menil founded an image archive showing the ways that people of African descent have been represented in Western art. Highlights from her collection appeared in three large-format volumes that quickly became collector?s items. A half-century later, Harvard University Press and the Du Bois Institute are proud to publish a complete set of ten sumptuous books, including new editions of the original volumes and two additional ones.
Black Models and White Myths examines the tendentious racial assumptions behind representations of Africans that emphasized the contrast between ?civilization? and ?savagery? and the development of so-called scientific and ethnographic racism. These works often depicted Africans within a context of sexuality and exoticism, representing their allegedly natural behavior as a counterpoint to inhibited European conduct.
Title: The Image of the Black in Western Art, ...
Publication Date: 2012
Book Condition: New
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