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  • Harvey, Jeanne Walker. Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon.
    MY HANDS SING THE BLUES: Romare Bearden's Childhood Journey.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Children, (2011.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A gorgeous book illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon in collages inspired by Bearden's work. Published during the centennial of Bearden's birth, this describes the train journey from North Carolina to New York City when he was just 3 years old and his family moved from the South to Harlem to escape the Jim Crow laws. SIGNED on the title page by the author. Author's note. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 9780761458104.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 52097
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  • RECLAMATION AND TRANSFORMATION: Three Self-Taught Chicago Artists: David Philpot, Mr. Imagination (Gregory Warmack), Kevin Orth. by Patterson, Tom; Artists: David Philpot, Mr. Imagination [Gregory Warmack], Kevin Orth.
    Patterson, Tom; Artists: David Philpot, Mr. Imagination [Gregory Warmack], Kevin Orth.
    RECLAMATION AND TRANSFORMATION: Three Self-Taught Chicago Artists: David Philpot, Mr. Imagination (Gregory Warmack), Kevin Orth.

    Edition: First printing, a large format trade paperback.

    Chicago: Terra Museum of American Art, (1994.). First edition - Book produced in connection with an exhibit mounted at the Terra Musuem in 1994. Profusely illustrated in color with many wonderful examples of "outsider art" of fascinating originality. The informative essays by Tom Patterson gives each artist a chance to describe their art in their own words. Includes a chronology of each artist, and a checklist of the exhibition (278 works). Large format. 104 pp. ISBN: 0-932171-079.

    Condition: Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 31961
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  • THE ART OF NELLIE MAE ROWE: Ninety-Nine and a Half Won't Do by [Rowe, Nellie Mae.1900-1982] Kogan, Lee
    [Rowe, Nellie Mae.1900-1982] Kogan, Lee
    THE ART OF NELLIE MAE ROWE: Ninety-Nine and a Half Won't Do

    Edition: First printing.

    New York / Jackson, Mississippi: Museum of American Folk Art in Association With University Press of Mississippi, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - Published in conjunction with the exhibition by the same name at the Museum of American Folk Art in 1999 and on tour in Atlanta and Dallas in 2000. This is the most substantial gathering of Rowe's work to date, with 84 full color reproductions of her work and many black and white photographs. which display the artist's extraordinary intuitive color sense and the vibrancy and variety of her work. The daughter of a former slave Rowe lived her entire life in rural Georgia. She used whatever materials were at hand. When painting and drawing on paper,…

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    New York / Jackson, Mississippi: Museum of American Folk Art in Association With University Press of Mississippi, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - Published in conjunction with the exhibition by the same name at the Museum of American Folk Art in 1999 and on tour in Atlanta and Dallas in 2000. This is the most substantial gathering of Rowe's work to date, with 84 full color reproductions of her work and many black and white photographs. which display the artist's extraordinary intuitive color sense and the vibrancy and variety of her work. The daughter of a former slave Rowe lived her entire life in rural Georgia. She used whatever materials were at hand. When painting and drawing on paper, Styrofoam, cardboard, and wood, she favored plain and colored pencils, ink and felt tip pens, and gouache. Jewelry, lace, wigs, felt hats, and eye glasses enhanced her cloth dolls. .. . In these color-saturated works, there is an exuberant and idiosyncratic self-expression. Includes a foreword by Gerald Wertkin, an introduction by Kinshasha Holman Conwill and transcriptions of several interviews with Nellie Mae Rowe. Exhibition checklist and chronology. Large format. 112 pp. ISBN: 1578061326.

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    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 63237
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