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Jack Whitten notes from the woodshed by Jack Whitten

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Artists" writings, American,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Written works,
  • African American artists

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesNotes from the woodshed
Statementeditor, Katy Siegel
ContributionsSiegel, Katy, editor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNB237.W465 A35 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination517 pages
Number of Pages517
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26975397M
ISBN 103906915174
ISBN 109783906915173
LC Control Number2018028344
OCLC/WorldCa1041227878

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"Jack Whitten was a man of many ways," Katy Siegel writes in Jack Whitten: Odyssey, published by Gregory R. Miller & Co. to accompany the exhibition currently on view at the Baltimore Museum of Art, en route to The Met this fall. "He found his way from segregated Alabama to art school in New York. Jack Whitten: Notes from the Woodshed collects the artist's notes from his work in the studio alongside selected interviews and texts, presenting an in-depth look at his rich studio practice. This publication comes at a crucial time; after decades of neglect, the art world has just begun to take stock of what Whitten achieved in his body of work.   Jack Whitten’s enduring legacy lies in his interweaving of African American, African, and Modernist cultural histories. Known as a formidable painter, he was also one of the least known and most important artists of his generation (Whitten died in at the age of 78). This book, conceived with Whitten’s collaboration shortly before his death in , brings his work into focus, highlighting in particular the themes of history, politics, and music. As a young man in Alabama, Whitten was angered by the racism he :