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Title The art of Ellis Wilson / Albert Sperath [and others].
Imprint Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2000.

Subject Wilson, Ellis, 1899-1977 -- Exhibitions.
African American painting -- Exhibitions.
Alt Name Sperath, Albert, 1944-
Wilson, Ellis, 1899-1977.
Vendryes, Margaret R.
Jones, Steven H.
King, Eva.
Murray State University.
University of Kentucky. Art Museum.
Description 1 online resource (86 pages)
Note Print version record.
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 ...
ISBN 9780813160474 (electronic bk.)
0813160472 (electronic bk.)
9780813109800
OCLC # 900344960
Additional Format Print version: Art of Ellis Wilson. Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2000 0813109809 (DLC) 99054111 (OCoLC)42682681



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