Facing History

Guy C. McElory, Author, Guy C. McElroy, Author, Henry Louis Gates, JR., Author Chronicle Books $50 (0p) ISBN 978-0-938491-38-5
Originally published to accompany an exhibition at the Corcoran, this volume examines the work of more than 70 artists, including Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent and Ben Shahn, showing how their representations reflect changing attitudes about and images of blacks, and examines the efforts of African-American artists to counter old stereotypes. Illustrated. (Feb.)
Reviewed on: 11/04/1991
Release date: 11/01/1991
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