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Author:  Azlan [ Sun Feb 08, 2004 11:00 am ]
Post subject:  Romare Bearden

Besides being an artist, Romare Bearden also designed sets and costumes for Alvin Ailey and his wife's contemporary dance company, of which nothing is known today:

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Romare Bearden's double consciousness
SOLO RETROSPECTIVE FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN ARTIST, KNOWN FOR HIS INNOVATIVE COLLAGES, OPENS IN S.F.


Jack Fischer
San Jose Mercury News

The black intellectual W.E.B. DuBois spoke famously of the ``double consciousness'' of African-Americans, the inescapable sense of living both in a black and a white world and of forever seeing oneself through the eyes of whites. For Romare Bearden, it was an experience lived out on canvases. <a href=http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/entertainment/columnists/jack_fischer/7894885.htm target=_blank>more</a>

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