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ELIJAH PIERCE: WOODCARVER. Columbus Museum of Art, 1992. Distributed by University of Washington Press, Seattle. 256 pp. with 113 ills. (97 col.) and 159 reference ills. 30 x 23 cm. LC 91-78320 ISBN 0295972521 In English.
An extensive study of the achievements of noted African American folk artist Pierce (1892-1984), this catalogue features fine reproductions and individual analyses of some 170 brightly painted wood relief panels and free-standing sculptures, including autobiographical pieces, portrayals of animals and public figures, and numerous treatments of religious subjects. A detailed biographical chronology supplements five essays thoroughly discussing Pierce's artistic and thematic concerns and profiling the accomplishments of other African American woodcarvers.
Artist(s):Pierce, Elijah
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1945 — Sculpture — Naive/Folk/Outsider Art, African American Artists
Plans: 02,03,20,22
Worldwide Number: 023907
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