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Exhibiting blackness: African Americans and the American art museum

Exhibiting blackness: African Americans and the American art museum

Cooks, Bridget R., 1972- author

Analyses the curatorial strategies, challenges, and critical receptions of the most significant museum exhibitions of African American art. Tracing two dominant methodologies used to exhibit art by African Americans this exposes the issues involved in exhibiting cultural difference that continue to challenge art history, historiography, and American museum exhibition practices

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English.
Published Amherst, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Press, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Bridget R. Cooks
ISBN: 161376006X, 9781558498754, 9781613760062
Note: Includes index.
Note: Description based on print version record.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (241 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), photographs
Subject: Art and race.; Art and society United States.; Art museums Social aspects United States.; African American art Exhibitions Social aspects.