CHARLES WHITE: ein Künstler Amerikas

Dresden: VEB Verlag der Kunst, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. The first substantial scholarship on Charles White (1918-79), the American artist known for his work chronicling the triumphs and struggles of his community in representational form. This work precedes by 12 years Louie Robinson's profile "Charles White: Portrayer of Black Dignity" in Ebony magazine, and includes an autobiographical statement by White, in which he discusses his upbringing, his marriage to Elizabeth Catlett, and a number of experiences that informed his practice. Text in German. Tall octavo: 67 p. with a frontispiece portrait and 43 plates (one color). Original red cloth binding, with burgundy titles. The front flyleaf has been neatly excised. In the uncommon dust jacket, which is edgeworn with a triangular chip to the top of the rear panel and some tape reinforcement to the verso; else about very good. Very good / Good. Item #76686

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