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Black Arts Movement

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BLACK HISTORY’S OVERLOOKED BOOKS

The books listed below suggest that February might be better called Black Histories Month, given that Black American artists and their artistic methods, personal philosophies, and aspirations have taken different routes. These divergences are both more compelling to study and more accurate to reality than picturing the past in overly broad strokes. Some books are easier to find than others. All are worth the effort.
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NEVER NOT A SUCCESS

If the art industry press has paid less attention to Richard Hunt than to other Chicago artists (e.g., Kerry James Marshall , William Pope L., Theaster Gates, Gladys Nilsson, Roger Brown, Christina Ramberg, etc.) or other Black American artists who work in sculpture
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