Friday, February 06, 2009

Distinction and Denial: Race, Nation, and the Critical Construction of the African American Artist, 1920-40

Distinction and Denial challenges conventional theories of race and art by examining the role of early twentieth-century art critics played in marginalizing African American artists. [Description provided by the publisher]

About the Author
Mary Ann Calo is Professor of Art and Art History and Associate Dean of the Faculty at Colgate University. She is author of Bernard Berenson and the Twentieth Century and editor of Critical Issues in American Art: A Book of Readings.


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