Facing History. The Black Image in American Art 1710-1940.
Facing History. The Black Image in American Art 1710-1940..
McElroy, Guy C. Washington, D.C.: Corcoran Gallery (Bedford Arts
Publishers), 1990. A comprehensive study of the portrayal of
African Americans by American artists of all races. Description
of the origins and motivations for 116 works by 80 artists. Both
a scholarly and a beautiful book with many full-color and black
and white reproductions and photographs. Essay by Henry Louis
Gates, Jr. and contributions by Janet Levine, Francis Martin,
Jr. and Claudia Vess. Edited by Christopher C. French. Large format
(approx 12 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches) 142 pages, including a bibliography
and index. Like new in original shipping box. (Stock number 003FacingHistory)
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