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Title Four generations : the Joyner/Giuffrida collection of abstract art / edited by Courtney J. Martin.
Creator edited by Courtney J. Martin.
Contributors Martin, Courtney J., editor.
Classification Books & serials
Physical Description 383 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Full Orbis Record http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/13927920
ISBN 1941366104
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


The Joyner Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art is widely recognized as one of the most significant collections of modern and contemporary work by African and African Diasporan artists, and Four Generations draws upon the collection's unparalleled holdings to explore the critical contributions made by black artists to the evolution of visual art in the 20th and 21st centuries. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of works in a variety of media, and featuring scholarly texts by leading artists, writers and curators, Four Generations gives an essential overview of some of the most notable artists and movements of the last century, up to and including works being made today. The catalogue is further illustrated with major works by artists from throughout the last century, such as Beauford Delaney, Jacob Lawrence, Alma Thomas, and many more.

Contents

Foreword / Mary Schmidt Campbell -- I. The edge of abstraction : Norman Lewis and the Joyner/Giuffrida Collection / Norman L. Kleeblatt with Lucy H. Partman -- Thomas J. Lax on Alma Thomas -- Lawrence Rinder on Richard Mayhew -- James Rondeau on Edward Clark -- Selected works / Charles Alston, Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett, Beauford Delaney, Reginald Gammon, Herbert Gentry, Felrath Hines, Alvin Hollingsworth, Richard Hunt, Loïs Mailou Jones, Jacob Lawrence, Hughie Lee-Smith, Sam Middleton, Merton D. Simpson, Vincent D. Smith, Hale Woodruff -- II. Abstraction in tryin' times, 1967-1980 / Mark Godfrey -- Nicholas Cullinan on Sam Gilliam -- Jamillah James on Charles Gaines -- Selected works / Emma Amos, Frank Bowling, Melvin Edwards, David Hammons, Daniel LaRue Johnson, Alvin Loving Jr., Raymond Saunders, Jack Whitten, William T. Williams -- III. Style, influence, and the freestyle generation / Courtney J. Martin -- Thelma Golden in conversation with Glenn Ligon -- Jacqueline Francis on Lorna Simpson -- Jessica Morgan in conversation with Leonardo Drew -- Christopher Bedford on Jennie C. Jones -- Hannah Johnston on Julie Mehretu -- Jen Mergel in conversation with Shinique Smith -- Alexis Clark on Clifford Owens -- Philippe Vergne on Kara Walker -- Gary Garrels on Theaster Gates -- Alexis Clark on Hank Willis Thomas -- Franklin Sirmans on Samuel Levi Jones -- Gary Garrels in conversation with Kevin Beasley -- Courtney J. Martin in conversation with Mark Bradford and Charles Gaines -- Selected works / Radcliffe Bailey, Dawoud Bey, Bethany Collins, Lauren Halsey, David Huffman, Isaac Julien, Simone Leigh, Ealy Mays, Hugo McCloud, Oscar Murillo, Jayson Musson, Angel Otero, Sienna Shields, Gary Simmons, Tavares Strachan, Juana Valdes, Cullen B. Washington Jr., Amanda Williams -- IV. The Africa paradox / Joost Bosland -- Elvira Dyangani Ose on Robin Rhode -- Selected works / Zander Blom, Nicholas Hlobo, Moshekwa Langa, Meleko Mokgosi, Serge Alain Nitegeka, Odili Donald Odita, Toyin Odutola, Yinka Shonibare, Mikhael Subotzky, Kemang Wa Lehulere, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye -- Curators' and artists' salon -- Pamela J. Joyner and Alfred J. Giuffrida in conversation with Courtney J. Martin.

Call Number N6494.A2 F68 2016 (LC) Oversize
Collection Reference Library
Subject Terms Joyner, Pamela J. -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Giuffrida, Alfred J., -- 1951- -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Art, Abstract -- Catalogs.
Art, African -- Catalogs. -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009115631
African American art -- Catalogs.
Art, Black -- Catalogs.
Art -- Private collections -- United States -- Catalogs. -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009115634
African American art. -- (OCoLC)fst00799012
Art, Abstract. -- (OCoLC)fst00815850
Art, African. -- (OCoLC)fst00815861
Art, Black. -- (OCoLC)fst00816023
Art -- Private collections. -- (OCoLC)fst00815314
Abstract art.
United States. -- (OCoLC)fst01204155
Form Genre Terms Catalogs. -- (OCoLC)fst01423692
Catalogs. -- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/genreForms/gf2014026057
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