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Southern accent : seeking the American South in contemporary art / edited by Miranda Lash, Trevor Schoonmaker ; contributions by Diego Camposeco [and twenty-two others].

Format Book and Print
Publication Info Durham, North Carolina : Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, [2016]
Copyright Notice ©2016
Description275 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 27 cm
Other author/creatorLash, Miranda Isabel, editor.
Other author/creatorSchoonmaker, Trevor editor.
Other author/creatorCamposeco, Diego. Latinos and the North Carolina landscape.
Other author/creatorNasher Museum of Art at Duke University organizer, host institution.
Other author/creatorSpeed Art Museum, organizer, host institution.
Uniform titleSouthern accent (Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University)
Portion of title Seeking the American South in contemporary art
Contents What do we envision when we talk about the South? / Miranda Lash -- Southern accent : the sound of seeing / Trevor Schoonmaker -- South / Natasha Trethewey -- Latinos and the North Carolina landscape / Diego Camposeco -- Riding the soul food rickshaw / John T. Edge -- Accents inside my head / Carter Foster -- KEW ACM ATL / Kara Walker and Ari Marcopolous -- On things unseen / Tom Rankin -- Porch and drawl / Richard J. Powell -- Southern mountain time / Jeff Whetstone -- Womanish / Brittney Cooper -- "Humming this song trying to remember the way another one goes" : intermedia conversations in a Southern vernacular / Brendan Greaves -- Down home on the Moon / Mark Anthony Neal -- I reckon / Harrison Haynes -- The three great Alabama icons / Patterson Hood -- Soul food / Fahamu Pecou -- No lonesome road / Catherine Opie -- Honky-tonks and hospices / Dario Robleto -- Medicine / Mel Chin -- The fast-talking, knife-throwing, trouble-making motorcycle legend and naturalist, Jim Roche, makes some damn good work / Bradley Sumrall -- Field bling / Ada Limón -- Southern accent music library / Brendan Greaves, Harrison Haynes, and Trevor Schoonmaker -- Chronology of Southern art and scholarship / Andrew Hibbard -- The first Southern Rim experience / William Fagaly -- Southern accent reading list / Miranda Lash.
Summary Featuring the work of sixty artists and including 300 illustrations, the catalog 'Southern Accent' accompanies a major contemporary art exhibition that questions and explores the complex and contested space of the American South. This unprecedented exhibition investigates the many realities, fantasies, and myths of the South that have long captured the public's imagination, while presenting a wide range of perspectives that create a composite portrait of southern identity through contemporary art. It looks at the South as an open-ended question and concept in itself by encompassing a broad spectrum of media and approaches, demonstrating that southernness is more of a shared sensibility than any one definable culture or style. While the exhibition includes artwork from the 1950s to the present, it primarily focuses on the past thirty-five years. With numerous contributions by artists, scholars, musicians, and poets, a music-listening library, and a timeline of scholarship on southern art, this catalog redefines the way we look at the South in contemporary art.
General notePublished on the occasion of the exhibition at Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, September 1, 2016-January 8, 2017, and at Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, April 29, 2017-August 20, 2017.
General noteArtists included: Terry Adkins, Walter Inglis Anderson, Benny Andrews, Radcliffe Bailey, Romare Bearden, Sanford Biggers, Willie Birch, Rachel Boillot, Douglas Bourgeois, Roger Brown, Beverly Buchanan, Diego Camposeco, Mel Chin, William Christenberry, Sonya Clark, Robert Colescott, William Cordova, Jerstin Crosby & Bill Thelen, Thornton Dial, Sam Durant, William Eggleston, Minnie Jones Evans, Ralph Fasanella, Skylar Fein, Howard Finster, Michael Galinsky, Theaster Gates, Jeffrey Gibson, Deborah Grant, Barkley L. Hendricks, James Herbert & R.E.M., Birney Imes, Jessica Ingram, George Jenne, Deborah Luster, Sally Mann, Kerry James Marshall, Henry Harrison Mayes, Richard Misrach, Jing Niu, Tameka Norris, Catherine Opie, Gordon Parks, Ebony G. Patterson, Fahamu Pecou, Tom Rankin, Dario Robleto, Jim Roche, James "JP" Scott, Amy Sherald, Xaviera Simmons, Mark Steinmetz, Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Hank Willis Thomas, Burk Uzzle, Stacy Lynn Waddell, Kara Walker, Andy Warhol, Carrie Mae Weems, Jeff Whetstone.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Genre/formExhibition catalogs.
Genre/formExhibition catalogs.
LCCN 2016941620
ISBN9780938989387 (paperback)
ISBN0938989383 (paperback)
Stock numberDuke Univ Pr, Attn: Michael Box 90660, Durham, NC, USA, 27708, (919)6885134 SAN 201-3436

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