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Gee's Bend : The Architecture of the Quilt
by Paul Arnett and Joanne Cubbs and Jr. Eugene W. Metcalf


Overview - In 2002, Gee s Bend burst into international prominence through the success of Tinwood s Quilts of Gee s Bend exhibition and book, which revealed an important and previously invisible art tradition from the African American South. Critics and popular audiences alike marveled at these quilts that combined the best of contemporary design with a deeply rooted ethnic heritage and compelling human stories about the women.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 2002, Gee s Bend burst into international prominence through the success of Tinwood s Quilts of Gee s Bend exhibition and book, which revealed an important and previously invisible art tradition from the African American South. Critics and popular audiences alike marveled at these quilts that combined the best of contemporary design with a deeply rooted ethnic heritage and compelling human stories about the women. Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt is a major book and museum exhibition that will premiere at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), in June 2006 before traveling to seven American museums through 2008. The book's 330 color illustrations and insightful text bring home the exciting experience to readers while displaying all the cultural heritage and craftsmanship that have gone into these remarkable quilts."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780971910454
  • ISBN-10: 0971910456
  • Publisher: Tinwood Books
  • Publish Date: August 2006
  • Page Count: 223


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Books > Art > Folk & Outsider Art
Books > Art > American - African American
Books > Architecture > Individual Architects & Firms - General

 
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