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African American Art and Artists by Samella Lewis

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art of indigenous peoples,
  • Black studies,
  • Graphic design,
  • History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Sculpture & other three-dimensional art forms,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography,
  • African Americans in art,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • History and criticism,
  • USA,
  • Criticism - Other specific cultures,
  • African,
  • History - African,
  • History - General,
  • Art / General,
  • African American artists,
  • Reference,
  • African American art

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7709910M
ISBN 100520085329
ISBN 109780520085329

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