Huey Copeland, "Bound to Appear: Art, Slavery, and the Site of Blackness in Multicultural America"
English | 2013 | ASIN: B08PRVFLH1 | PDF | pages: 275 | 7.3 mb
At the close of the twentieth century, black artists began to figure prominently in the mainstream American art world for the first time. Thanks to the social advances of the civil rights movement and the rise of multiculturalism, African American artists in the late 1980s and early ’90s enjoyed unprecedented access to established institutions of publicity and display. Yet in this moment of ostensible freedom, black cultural practitioners found themselves turning to the history of slavery.

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