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Title Representing Africa in American art museums : a century of collecting and display / edited by Kathleen Bickford Berzock, Christa Clarke

Publ Info Seattle, Wash. : University of Washington Press, [2011]
 CCRI-Lincoln  N7380.5 .R47 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  N7380.5 .R47 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Fine Arts Stacks  N7380.5 .R47 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Note "McLellan book"-- T.p
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The Cincinnati Art Museum's Steckelmann Collection : late-nineteenth-century collecting and patronage along the Loango Coast / Christine Mullen Kreamer -- Roots and limbs : the African Art Collection at Hampton University Museum / Mary Lou Hultgren -- A collection grows in Brooklyn / William Siegmann -- African art at the Barnes Foundation : the triumph of l'art nègre / Christa Clarke -- "A world of great art for everyone" : African art at the Cleveland Museum of Art / Constantine Petridis -- Collecting African art at New York's Museum of Primitive Art / Kate Ezra -- Changing place, changing face : a history of African art at the Art Institute of Chicago / Kathleen Bickford Berzock -- Teachers and connoisseurs : African art at the Indiana University Art Museum / Diane Pelrine -- African art in the Fowler Museum at UCLA : collections and research, exhibitions and the public / Marla C. Berns, Mary Nooter Roberts, and Doran H. Ross -- Africa in Iowa : The Stanley Collection / Victoria L. Rovine -- Taming reality : Katherine White and the Seattle Art Museum / Pamela McCluskey -- "Dialogues in silence" : the de Menils collecting and the Menil collection of African art / Marie-Thérèse Brincard -- Building a national collection of African art : the life history of a museum / David Binkley ... [et al.]
Note "The first comprehensive book to focus on the history of African art in American art museums. ... Thirteen essays present the institutional biographies of African art collections in the Cincinnati Museum of Art, the Hampton University Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Barnes Foundation, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Museum of Primitive Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Indiana University of Art Museum, the Fowler Museum at UCLA, the University of Iowa Art Museum, the Seattle Art Museum, the Menil Collection, and the National Museum of African Art."--back cover
LC subject Art, African -- Collectors and collecting -- United States
Art museums -- Exhibitions -- United States
Add Author Berzock, Kathleen Bickford
Clarke, Christa
ISBN 9780295989617 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0295989610 (pbk. : alk. paper)