Art Against The Odds

Art Against The Odds

From Slave Quilts To Prison Paintings

Book - 2004
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Demonstrates how people have found a way to use artistic creations as a means for coping with some of the darkest moments in human history, from the drawings of concentration camp prisoners to the creation of patchwork quilts by slaves.
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, 2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375824067
0375824065
Branch Call Number: J700.9045
Characteristics: 48 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,25 cm

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cmlibrary_rkimray Feb 11, 2018

Proof that art has the power to raise us up out of difficult situations and give us a voice when we need one the most. The chapter on slave quilts and African American narrative quilts is an excellent one to share during Black History Month, discussing the work of Harriet Powers and the Gee's B... Read More »


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cmlibrary_rkimray Feb 11, 2018

Proof that art has the power to raise us up out of difficult situations and give us a voice when we need one the most. The chapter on slave quilts and African American narrative quilts is an excellent one to share during Black History Month, discussing the work of Harriet Powers and the Gee's Bend quilters.

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