The black books.
- [Jamaica] : [ s.n.], [1992-2003]
- Physical Description:
- 3 v. : chiefly ill. ; 23 x 32 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN7433.35.C27 B69 1992+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art FundView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Limited edition of 3 copies.
Exhibited at Island Thresholds Contemporary Art from the Caribbean. The Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts: February 19-June 5, 2005.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 2 of a limited edition of 3 copies. Signed by the artist.
A three-volume series intended to memorialize the Middle Passage, the forced voyage of enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to the New World. Each page represents a year between Christopher Columbus's arrival in Jamaica in 1494 and the abolition of slavery in the British colonies in 1838. Each page employs a monochromatic collage of digital images.
- Subject Terms:
- Artists' books -- Specimens.Exhibitions -- Massachusetts -- Peabody.Imperialism in art.Slave trade -- Caribbean Area -- Pictorial works.Slave trade in art.Slavery -- Jamaica -- Pictorial works.Slavery in art.
- v. 1. 1494-1611
- v. 2. 1612-1733
- v. 3. 1734-1838.
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