The Resource Beholding Christ and Christianity in African American art, edited by James Romaine and Phoebe Wolfskill

Beholding Christ and Christianity in African American art, edited by James Romaine and Phoebe Wolfskill

Label
Beholding Christ and Christianity in African American art
Title
Beholding Christ and Christianity in African American art
Statement of responsibility
edited by James Romaine and Phoebe Wolfskill
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of essays exploring prominent African American artists' engagement with Christian themes. Essays examine the ways in which an artist's engagement with religious symbols can be an expression of concerns related to racial, political, and socio-economic identity"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
PSt/DLC
Dewey number
704.9/48208996073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N 6538 .N5 B44 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Romaine, James
  • Wolfskill, Phoebe
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American art
  • Christian art and symbolism
  • African American art
  • Christian art and symbolism
  • United States
Label
Beholding Christ and Christianity in African American art, edited by James Romaine and Phoebe Wolfskill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Propaganda fide : Mary Edmonia Lewis and the Catholic Church / Kirsten Pai Buick -- Reading Tanner/recognizing Jesus / James Romaine -- The blare of God's trombones : modernizing Biblical narratives in the work of Aaron Douglas / Caroline Goeser -- The sight of black folks : Malvin Gray Johnson's spiritual paintings in interwar America / Jacqueline Francis -- Christianity and class in the work of Archibald J. Motley Jr. / Phoebe Wolfskill -- The aesthetics of transcendence : William H. Johnson's Jesus and the three Marys / Amy K. Hamlin -- Sculpting the spirit and the flesh : the religious works of James Richmond Barth�e / James Smalls -- Allan Rohan Crite's (re)visioning of the spirituals / Julie Levin Caro -- Sister Gertrude Morgan and the materials of visionary art / Elaine Y. Yau -- "A tried stone" : community, conversion, and Christ in the sculpture of William Edmondson / Edward M. Puchner -- Biblical and spiritual motifs in the art of Horace Pippin / Richard J. Powell -- Assimilation and aspiration : the urbanity of faith in James VanDerZee's representations of religion / Carla Williams -- Deep waters : rebirth, transcendence, and abstraction in Romare Bearden's Passion of Christ / Kymberly N. Pinder -- Creating history, establishing a canon : Jacob Lawrence's The first book of Moses, called Genesis / Kristin Schwain
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 190 pages
Isbn
9780271077741
Lccn
2016048048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)961923848
  • (OCoLC)ocn961923848
Label
Beholding Christ and Christianity in African American art, edited by James Romaine and Phoebe Wolfskill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Propaganda fide : Mary Edmonia Lewis and the Catholic Church / Kirsten Pai Buick -- Reading Tanner/recognizing Jesus / James Romaine -- The blare of God's trombones : modernizing Biblical narratives in the work of Aaron Douglas / Caroline Goeser -- The sight of black folks : Malvin Gray Johnson's spiritual paintings in interwar America / Jacqueline Francis -- Christianity and class in the work of Archibald J. Motley Jr. / Phoebe Wolfskill -- The aesthetics of transcendence : William H. Johnson's Jesus and the three Marys / Amy K. Hamlin -- Sculpting the spirit and the flesh : the religious works of James Richmond Barth�e / James Smalls -- Allan Rohan Crite's (re)visioning of the spirituals / Julie Levin Caro -- Sister Gertrude Morgan and the materials of visionary art / Elaine Y. Yau -- "A tried stone" : community, conversion, and Christ in the sculpture of William Edmondson / Edward M. Puchner -- Biblical and spiritual motifs in the art of Horace Pippin / Richard J. Powell -- Assimilation and aspiration : the urbanity of faith in James VanDerZee's representations of religion / Carla Williams -- Deep waters : rebirth, transcendence, and abstraction in Romare Bearden's Passion of Christ / Kymberly N. Pinder -- Creating history, establishing a canon : Jacob Lawrence's The first book of Moses, called Genesis / Kristin Schwain
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 190 pages
Isbn
9780271077741
Lccn
2016048048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)961923848
  • (OCoLC)ocn961923848

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