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The Resource Among others : Blackness at MoMA, Darby English and Charlotte Barat ; [foreword by Glenn D. Lowry]

Among others : Blackness at MoMA, Darby English and Charlotte Barat ; [foreword by Glenn D. Lowry]

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Among others : Blackness at MoMA
Title
Among others
Title remainder
Blackness at MoMA
Statement of responsibility
Darby English and Charlotte Barat ; [foreword by Glenn D. Lowry]
Title variation
  • Among others
  • Blackness at MoMA
  • Blackness at the Museum of Modern Art
Title variation remainder
Blackness at the Museum of Modern Art
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Language
eng
Summary
"This expansive collection of essays on nearly 200 works in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art is the first substantial exploration of MoMA's uneven historical relationship with black artists, black audiences and the broader subject of racial blackness. By addressing these subjects through the consideration of works produced either by black artists or in response to race-related subjects, 'Among Others' confronts two kinds of truth: one plainly factual and informative, the other moral. It is equal parts historical investigation and truth-telling about the Museum's role in the history of the cultural politics of race. The richly illustrated volume begins with two historical essays. The first, by Darby English and Charlotte Barat, traces the history of MoMA's encounters with racial blackness since its founding -- from an early commitment to African art and solo exhibitions devoted to the work of artists such as William Edmondson and Jacob Lawrence in the 1930s and 1940s, to its activities during the Civil Rights Movement, to the controversial Primitivism show of 1984 and beyond. The second essay, by Mabel O. Wilson, scrutinizes the Museum's record in collecting the work of black architects and designers. Following these essays are nearly 200 plates, each accompanied by an essay by one of the over 100 authors who hail from a range of fields." --
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ERASA
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1974-
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English, Darby
Dewey number
704.03/96
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N8232
LC item number
.E565 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Barat, Charlotte
  • Lowry, Glenn D.
  • Wilson, Mabel
  • Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
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  • Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
  • African Americans in art
  • Art and race
  • Blacks in art
  • African American artists
  • Artists, Black
  • Museums and minorities
  • African Americans
  • Blacks
  • Race in art
  • Art
Target audience
adult
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Label
Among others : Blackness at MoMA, Darby English and Charlotte Barat ; [foreword by Glenn D. Lowry]
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Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Blackness at MoMA: a legacy of deficit
  • Charlotte Barat and Darby English
  • White by design
  • Mabel O. Wilson
  • Among others: plates
Dimensions
28 x 24 cm
Extent
475 pages
Isbn
9781633450349
Lccn
2019939366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1086343696
  • 2396516
Label
Among others : Blackness at MoMA, Darby English and Charlotte Barat ; [foreword by Glenn D. Lowry]
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Blackness at MoMA: a legacy of deficit
  • Charlotte Barat and Darby English
  • White by design
  • Mabel O. Wilson
  • Among others: plates
Dimensions
28 x 24 cm
Extent
475 pages
Isbn
9781633450349
Lccn
2019939366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1086343696
  • 2396516

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