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The Art of Romare Bearden:
The Art of Romare Bearden
by Ruth Fine
It takes a special kind of book to paint the full picture of Romaire Bearden's artistic life. While quietly wrestling with what it meant to be a black American artist at mid-century, Bearden opened himself to a world of cultural influences. He found inspiration in Benin bronzes and paintings by Duccio; the Bible and Buddhism; The Odyssey and the blues; contemporary urban life and the rural lore of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The Art of Romaire Bearden offers a wise and thoughtful assessment of Bearden in the social context of his life and times. In the graceful lead essay, Ruth E. Fine traces Bearden's career from its beginnings in the mid-1930s, when—as a newly-minted New York University grad—he toiled by day as a social worker and painted at night. Bearden's best-known works are his Dada-influenced photomontages, begun in the mid-1960s, which created a visual equivalent for a disjunctive era of triumph and tragedy for African-Americans. His ou! tput also included stunning book illustrations and costume designs, political cartoons, incisive essays about the role of the black artist and even popular songs. More than 200 color illustrations display Bearden’s coloristic wizardry as a master of painted collage and lyrical landscape. The book accompanies an exhibition assembled by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. (through Jan. 4, ) which travels to San Francisco, Dallas, New York and Atlanta. —Cathy Curtis - Amazon.com
Hardcover from Harry N. Abrams
Li'l Dan, the Drummer Boy (Book and CD) : A Civil War Story
by Romare Bearden
School & Library Binding from Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Romare Bearden: Collage of Memories
by Jan Greenberg
Hardcover from Harry N. Abrams
I Live In Music
by Eric Baker, Ntozake Shange, Romare Bearden, Linda Sunshine
Hardcover from Welcome Enterprises
History of African-American Artists : From 1792 to the Present
by Romare Bearden, Harry Henderson
Hardcover from Pantheon Books
1993
Me and Uncle Romie: A Story Inspired by the Life and Art of Romare Bearden
by Claire Hartfield, Jerome Lagarrigue
Hardcover from Dial Books for Young Readers

Painter's Mind: A Study of the Relations of Structure and Space in Painting
by Romare Bearden, Carl Holty
Hardcover from Garland Pub
1981
 

Romare Bearden in Black-And-White: Photomontage Projections, 1964
by Gail Gelburd, Thelma Golden, Albert Murray, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris
Paperback from Whimsical Wades
A History of African-American Artists
by Romare Bearden, Harry Henderson
Hardcover from Pantheon Books
1993
Romare Bearden
by Myron Schwartzman
Hardcover from Harry N. Abrams
1990
Romare Bearden: Celebrating the Victory
by Myron Schwartzman, Franklin Watts
Paperback from Franklin Watts, Incorporated
Romare Bearden (Rizzoli Art)
by Lowery Stokes Sims, Larry Stokes Sims, Romare Bearden
Paperback from Rizzoli
1993
 
Romare Bearden in Black-And-White
by Gail Gelburd, Thelma Golden
Paperback from Harry N. Abrams
Romare Bearden (Black Americans of Achievement)
by Kevin Brown, Nathan I. Huggins
Hardcover from Chelsea House Publishing
1994
The Art of Romare Bearden: The Prevalence of Ritual.
by Romare, Bearden
Hardcover from Harry N Abrams
1973
Memory and Metaphor: The Art of Romare Bearden 1940-1987
by Mary Schmidt Campbell, Sharon F. Patton, Romare Bearden
Hardcover from Oxford University Press
1900
Romare Bearden: the prevalence of ritual
1971
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A Graphic Odyssey: Romare Bearden As Printmaker
by Gail Gelburd
Paperback from University of Pennsylvania Press
1900
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Romare Bearden 1911 1988 a Memorial Exhibition NYC
Hardcover from Aca Galleries
1989
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Wrapping It Up at the Lafayette (Fine Art Puzzles)
by Romare Bearden
Hardcover from Galison Books

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Romare Bearden: Artist
by Kevin Brown
Library Binding from Bt Bound

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Artis, Bearden, and Burke : a bibliography and illustrations list
by Lynn Igoe
Unknown Binding from Museum of Art/North Carolina Central University
1977
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The Block: Poems
by Langston Hughes, Romare Bearden, Bill Cosby, Lowery S. Sims, Daisy Murray Voigt
School & Library Binding from Viking Childrens Books

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A Visit to the Country
by Herschel Johnson, Romare Bearden
Library Binding from Harpercollins Juvenile Books
1989
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