Flash Of The Spirit

Author: Robert Farris Thompson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307874338
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This landmark book shows how five African civilizations—Yoruba, Kongo, Ejagham, Mande and Cross River—have informed and are reflected in the aesthetic, social and metaphysical traditions (music, sculpture, textiles, architecture, ...

Flash Of The Spirit

Author: Robert Farris Thompson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN:
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This landmark book shows how five African civilization have informed and are reflected in the aesthetic, social and metaphysical traditions of black people in the United States, Cuba, Haiti, Trinidad, Mexico, Brazil, and other places in the ...

Aesthetic Of The Cool

Author: Robert Farris Thompson
Publisher: Periscope Pub
ISBN: 9781934772959
Size: 33.64 MB
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Presents a collection of essays on the African heritage in the art and music of the Americas.

Face Of The Gods

Author: Robert Farris Thompson
Publisher: Prestel Pub
ISBN:
Size: 65.73 MB
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Thompson examines the altar traditions in cultures from the Atlantic coast region of Africa, South America, the Caribbean, and the United States.

Tango

Author: Robert Farris Thompson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307498220
Size: 23.90 MB
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In this generously illustrated book, world-renowned Yale art historian Robert Farris Thompson gives us the definitive account of tango, "the fabulous dance of the past hundred years–and the most beautiful, in the opinion of Martha Graham ...

African American Art

Author: Sharon F. Patton
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192842138
Size: 76.86 MB
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Discusses African American folk art, decorative art, photography, and fine arts

Rethinking Social Realism

Author: Stacy I. Morgan
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820325798
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Stacy I. Morgan recalls the social realist atmosphere in which certain African American artists and writers were immersed and shows how black social realism served alternately to question the existing order, instill race pride, and build ...

Working The Spirit

Author: Joseph M. Murphy
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 9780807012215
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Analyzing the practice of five religious traditions of the African diaspora in America, the author traces the history, rituals, and influence of Vodun, Candomble, Revival Zion, Santeria, and the Black Church

Cultural Moves

Author: Herman Gray
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520937871
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Other essays address such topics as the work of the controversial artist Kara Walker; the relentless struggles for representation on network television when those networks are no longer the primary site of black or any other identity; and ...