The Hearing Eye: Jazz & Blues Influences in African American Visual Art

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The widespread presence of jazz and blues in African American visual art has long been overlooked. The Hearing Eye makes the case for recognizing the music's importance, both as formal template and as explicit subject matter. Moving on from the use of iconic musical figures and motifs in Harlem Renaissance art, this groundbreaking collection explores the more allusive - and elusive - references to jazz and blues in a wide range of mostly contemporary visual artists. There are scholarly essays on the painters Rose Piper ...

The Hearing Eye: Jazz & Blues Influences in African American Visual Art 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195340518

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The Hearing Eye: Jazz & Blues Influences in African American Visual Art 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195340501

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