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African-American artists of Los Angeles

Ruth G. Waddy

African-American artists of Los Angeles

Ruth G. Waddy

by Ruth G. Waddy

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Published by Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles in [Los Angeles] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Waddy, Ruth G., 1909-,
  • Burroughs, Margaret Taylor, 1917-,
  • Montgomery, Evengeline J.,
  • White, Charles, 1918-,
  • Lewis, Samella S.,
  • Roelof-Lannar, T. V.,
  • Arts West Associated (Los Angeles, Calif.),
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

  • About the Edition

    Waddy discusses her childhood, her early work experience, her move to Los Angeles in the 1940"s, and her work on preserving and publicizing the work of African-American printmakers; there is discussion of her work on two publications, Prints by American Negro artists (as a researcher) and Black artists on art (as co-editor), the creation of Art West Associated, her work as a painter and linoleum block designer, and the African-American art scene in Southern California.

    Edition Notes

    Statementinterviewed by Karen Anne Mason.
    ContributionsMason, Karen Anne, interviewer., University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 156 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22092924M
    OCLC/WorldCa29516601

      She’s also kept busy writing: Her latest book, South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the s and s, is out this month. Here, three insights she’s learned. Here, three Author: Julia Herbst. The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories Subject Results African American artists. African American artists of Los Angeles (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Center for Oral History Research) [African American artists oral histories] (Smithsonian Institution. Archives of American Art).

    Jan 4, - Research about Artists' Book created by African American artists. See more ideas about African american artist, American artists, Artist books pins.   Ian White is a Los Angeles-based artist and teacher whose visual practice includes narrative murals, abstract sculpture, and much more. Ian is greatly influenced by his father, Charles White (a major figure in twentieth-century art), and the community of artists, musicians, actors, and activists in which he was surrounded by as a child.

    Samella Lewis has brought African American Art and Artists fully up to date in this revised and expanded edition. The book now looks at the works and lives of artists from the eighteenth century to the present, including new work in traditional media as well as in installation art, mixed media, and digital/computer art. Mary Jane Hewitt, an author, curator, and longtime friend of Samella Lewis. Cecil Fergerson (July 6, – Septem ) was an African-American art curator and community activist. He is widely credited with fostering African-American and Latin-American art communities in Los Angeles for more than 50 years, and was named a "Living Cultural Treasure" by the city in While working at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Fergerson co Born: July 6, , Boley, Oklahoma, U.S.


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