The "black art" renaissance : African sculpture and modernism across continents / Joshua I. Cohen.Material type: TextPublication details: Oakland, California : University of California Press,  Description: 277 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780520309685Subject(s): Modernism (Art) -- African influences | Art, Black -- 20th century | Art, African -- Influence | Sculpture, African -- InfluenceLOC classification: N6494.M64 | C64 2020
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Rethinking fauve "primitivism" -- Picasso's African influences -- Harlem renaissance and diaspora -- Mancoba between paradigms -- Art N�egre and the �Ecole de Dakar -- Epilogue : Was Picasso "black"?
"Taking African art's impact on modernism as a global phenomenon, The Black Art Renaissance tracks a series of engagements with canonical African sculpture by European, African American, and African modernists from 1905 to the 1980s. Although it was an episode from the benighted colonial period, the Parisian avant-garde 'discovery of African sculpture-known then as 'art n�egre,' or black art-came eventually to permeate Afro-modernisms, wherein black artists and critics commandeered visual and rhetorical uses of the same sculptural canon and the same term"-- Provided by publisher.