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Title Exiles, diasporas & strangers / edited by Kobena Mercer.
Imprint London : Iniva, Institute of International Visual Arts ; Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2008.


 Main Stacks  N72.G55 M47 2008    AVAILABLE
Description 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Series Annotating art's histories.
Annotating art's histories.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-218).
Note Gift of Stacy Schultz.
Subject Art and globalization.
Culture and globalization.
Modernism (Art) -- Cross-cultural studies.
Contents Unmapped trajectories: early sculpture and architecture of a 'Nigerian' modernity / Ikem Stanley Okoye -- The turn of the primitive: modernism, the stranger and the indigenous artist / Ruth B. Phillips -- Aboriginal modernism in central Australia / Ian McLean -- The artifice of modern(ist) art history / Steven Mansbach -- Diaspora aesthetics: exploring the African diaspora in the works of Aaron Douglas, Jacob Lawrence and Jean-Michel Basquiat / Sieglinde Lemke -- Adrian Piper, 1970-1975: exiled on Main Street / Kobena Mercer -- Conceptualising 'Black' British art through the lens of exile / Amna Malik -- Diaspora, trauma and the poetics of remembrance / Jean Fisher.
Other Author Mercer, Kobena, 1960-
Other Title Exiles, diasporas and strangers.