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 “Painting the Mormon Story”: Visual Arts

Terryl C. Givens

in People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167115
eISBN:
9780199785599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Paris Art Mission introduced European developments and training into Utah art at the turn of the century. Today, loose alliances like the New York Mormon Artists Group have supplanted efforts to ... More


Hope and Anger: Black Women and Black Power

Winifred Breines

in The Trouble between Us: An Uneasy History of White and Black Women in the Feminist Movement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179040
eISBN:
9780199788583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179040.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Black Power movement of the 1960s developed out of anger about the way African Americans were treated in the United States. It emphasized black culture, history, pride, community, and rage. ... More


After the October Revolution: The Jazz Avant‐garde in New York, 1964–65

Bernard Gendron

in Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This chapter analyses the resurgence of the jazz avant‐garde in New York in the mid‐1960s, focusing in particular upon musicians' negotiation of competing aesthetic, social, and economic imperatives. ... More


Community Arts and Community Cultural Development

Lee Higgins

in Community Music: In Theory and In Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777839
eISBN:
9780199950218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777839.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter examines the community arts scene in the UK and community cultural development from the US. As an initially Western enterprise, community arts grew from the development of new artistic ... More


Introduction: Why the Black Arts Movement Matters Now

Tru Leverette

in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introduction to the volume begins by tracing a common image within the iconography of social justice movements, the raised fist, and argues that the symbols, aesthetics, and practices of ... More


Being Alive. Being a Woman. Being Colored: The Dilemma of Being Black and Female at the Intersection of Visual and Performance Art during the Black Arts Movement

Erin Kendrick

in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the dilemma faced by black female visual and performance artists Faith Ringgold, Barbara Jones-Hogu, Dindga McCannon and Ntozake Shange – at the height of the Black Arts ... More


The Black Arts Movement: A Visual Arts Perspective

Paul Von Blum

in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents an extensive overview of the African American artists who played significant roles in the history of visual arts of the Black Arts movement. It focuses on those creative women ... More


With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Tru Leverette (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

There are deep black nationalist roots for many of the images and ideologies of contemporary racial justice efforts. This collection reconsiders the Black Aesthetic and the revolutionary art of the ... More


“Mother of us poets”: Margaret Walker and the Black Arts Movement

Seretha D. Williams

in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes Margaret Walker as a literary inspiration for the Black women writers of the Black Arts movement and positions Walker, a member of the Black Chicago Renaissance of the 1930s ... More


Updating the Legacy of the Black Arts Movement and Staying Relevant: Reconnecting with Africa in Ishmael Reed’s

Jiri Salamoun

in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter argues for reconsideration of Ishmael Reed’s position to Black Arts movement. It shows that in his novel Japanese by Spring, Reed nurtures a key theme of the movement (reconnection to ... More


Oedipus Rebound: Rita Dove's The Darker Face of the Earth

Barbara Goff and Michael Simpson

in Crossroads in the Black Aegean: Oedipus, Antigone, and Dramas of the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199217182
eISBN:
9780191712388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217182.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Rita Dove's The Darker Face of the Earth examines the process of building ‘America’ out of partly African materials. Incest becomes a sign for the forced amalgamation of cultures that characterized ... More


Humor in Hue: Gag Cartoons as Satire in Black World Magazine during the Black Arts Movement, 1970–1976

Nathaniel Frederick II and William Schulte

in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Black Arts movement developed as a counterpart to the Black Power Movement in the 1960s and 1970s, and African American cartoonists incorporated Afrocentric themes in their work. The most ... More


Dance Rooted in the Movements of Bedford-Stuyvesant: Two Choreographers, One Aesthetic Tradition

Indira Etwaroo

in Hot Feet and Social Change: African Dance and Diaspora Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042959
eISBN:
9780252051814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042959.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

Reinterpreting the works of choreographers Kariamu Welsh and Ronald K. Brown as ethnographies of Brooklyn, New York’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, Indira Etwaroo situates Welsh’s and Brown’s ... More


‘This Black World of Purest Possibility’

LeRoi Jones and Amiri Baraka

in Powers of Possibility: Experimental American Writing since the 1960s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609291
eISBN:
9780191731723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609291.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines a range of Baraka's writings (poems, plays, and essays) from 1960 to 1979, during which time he changed from being a Beat‐affiliated writer (named LeRoi Jones) to a Black ... More


Against the Grain: Alice Childress and the Black Arts Movement

Elizabeth Smith

in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Despite sharing many of the beliefs and values of the Black Arts movement (BAM) African American playwright Alice Childress (1916-1994) is rarely mentioned in the context of the BAM. This essay ... More


The Visual Arts

Nancy Duvall Hargrove

in T. S. Eliot’s Parisian Year

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034010
eISBN:
9780813039367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034010.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Before Eliot went to Paris, he was already endowed with some basic knowledge of the visual arts as he had been able to take courses such as the History of Ancient Art and Florentine Painting when he ... More


Conclusion: Black Love, Black Beauty, Black Abundance, and the Ongoing Work of Becoming

Tru Leverette

in With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859777
eISBN:
9781800852488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859777.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This conclusion offers a summation to the collection, noting that the chapters therein investigate the aesthetic and ideological currents of the Black Arts movement and demonstrate that it was a ... More


Women art workers and the Arts and Crafts movement

Zoë Thomas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140432
eISBN:
9781526155511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140449
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Women Art Workers constitutes the first comprehensive history of the network of women who worked at the heart of the English Arts and Crafts movement from the 1870s to the 1930s. Challenging the ... More


Transformative Beauty: Art Museums in Industrial Britain

Amy Woodson-Boulton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778046
eISBN:
9780804780537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778046.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Why did British industrial cities build art museums? By exploring the histories of the municipal art museums in Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester, this book examines the underlying logic of the ... More


“Can You Kill”: Vietnam, Black Power, and Militancy in Black Feminist Literature

Nadine M. Knight

in Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042775
eISBN:
9780252051630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042775.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Black women’s cultural production in the 1970s gained popular audience and critical acclaim for its frank disclosure of violence and inequity within black communities and by championing black ... More


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