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Title The art of Ellis Wilson / Albert Sperath [and others]
Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2000]
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Contents Everything of Interest and Beauty / Margaret R. Vendryes 3 -- Ellis Wilson, a Native Son / Steven H. Jones, Eva F. King 13 -- Curator's Essay / Albert F. Sperath 23 -- Reproductions 25 -- Catalogue Raisonne 67
Summary From the tobacco fields of western Kentucky to the streets of Harlem, from the Gullah Islands off the South Carolina and Georgia coasts to the all-black republic of Haiti, painter Ellis Wilson (1899-1977) examined the scope and depth of black culture. One of Kentucky's most significant African American artists, Wilson graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1923. He spent five more years in the city before moving to New York, where he lived for the rest of his life. Aside from his participation in the WPA's Federal Arts Project and a Guggenheim Fellowship, he was never able to support .
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Subject Wilson, Ellis, 1899-1977 -- Exhibitions.
African American painting -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Exhibition catalogs.
Form Electronic book
Author Jones, Steven H.
King, Eva
Sperath, Albert F., 1944-
Vendryes, Margaret R
Wilson, Ellis, 1899-1977.
Murray State University.
University of Kentucky. Art Museum.
ISBN 0813160472 electronic bk
9780813160474 electronic bk