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Just How I Picture It in My Mind: Contemporary African American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
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Mary Elizabeth Johnson Huff

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Just How I Picture It in My Mind: Contemporary African American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

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9780892800476

Attempts to identify and categorize African American quilts have been ongoing in quilt scholarship for at least three decades. It is generally agreed that quilts in this category are characterized by strips, bright colors, large designs, asymmetry, multiple patterns, symbolic forms, and improvisation and have their roots in African textile techniques and cultural traditions. But this tradition is as much shaped by process as by materials. The folk process--whereby people live and work together, and thus learn from and influence each other--is nowhere more evident than in quilting, where the art and craft are passed down through the generations. A communal exercise that moves a medium from necessity (keeping warm at night) to art, quilting has survived, changed and prospered into the twenty-first century, becoming a flagship of Alabama folk art. In conjunction with the opening exhibit of a collection of forty-eight quilts made by African American quilters working in Alabama and its environs during the last half century, this book presents a contexual history of African American quiltmaking, along with brilliant reproductions of the quilts themselves.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780892800476
ISBN (ISBN-10): 089280047X
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2006
Publisher: RIVER CITY PUB
109 Pages
Weight: 0,803 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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