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Art at the Crossroads of the World

Εκδότης: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300178548
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 496
Διαστάσεις: 28x4x25
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Caribbean"

The first book to explore the entire range of modern and contemporary art of the Caribbean Unprecedented in scope, this beautiful book offers an authoritative examination of the modern history of the Caribbean through its artistic culture. Featuring 500 color illustrations of artworks from the late 18th through the 21st century, the book explores modern and contemporary art, ranging from the Haitian revolution to the present. Acknowledging both the individuality of each island, the richness of the coastal regions, and the reach of the Diaspora, Caribbean looks at the vital visual and cultural links that exist among these diverse constituencies. The authors examine how the Caribbean has been imagined and pictured, and the role of art in the development of national identity. Essays by leading scholars cover such topics as the interconnections between Caribbean artistic production to its colonial contexts; between various generations of artists; and between the so-called high and low arts and religion, music, and carnival celebrations. Primary source documents crucial to understanding the region provide an important complement. Edited by Deborah Cullen and Elvis Fuentes, and featuring essays by Katherine Manthorne, Mari Carmen Ramirez, Lowery Stokes Sims, and Edward J. Sullivan, among many others, this book will serve as the definitive volume on Caribbean visual culture for many decades to come.

ISBN: 9780300178548
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 23/11/2012
Εκδότης: Yale University Press
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 496
Συντελεστές: Edited by: Deborah Cullen, Edited by: Elvis Fuentes, Contributions by: Yolanda Wood, Prologue by: Derek Walcott, Contributions by: Alston Barrington Chevannes, Contributions by: Sergio Ramirez Mercado, Contributions by: Maryse Conde, Contributions by: Jorge Rigau, Contributions by: Gerald Alexis, Contributions by: David Boxer
Τόπος έκδοσης: New Haven
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 2534 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 28x4x25 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: 500 color illus.

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