WHO'D A THOUGHT IT: IMPROVISATION IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN QUILTMAKING

Introduction written by Robert Farris Thompson, a leading African-American scholar. The title essay explores the creativity at work in the African-American quiltmaker's art, and finds the distinctive quality of improvisation to be the crucial link to Black music and African aesthetic traditions in general. 22 black and white photographs; 42 color.

Organization Name: San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum
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Subject: ARTS

First Author: Eli Leon
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Photographer: Geoffry Johnson
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First Published: 1987
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Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 IN
Page Count: 88
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