9781887422147

The Mississippi Story

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  • ISBN13:

    9781887422147

  • ISBN10:

    1887422145

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-10-15
  • Publisher: Univ Pr of Mississippi

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Summary

The Mississippi Storyinvites readers to examine the connection between place and the visual arts of the state. Based on an exhibition from the permanent collection of the Mississippi Museum of Art, this book explores artwork produced within the state by artists who were native to or lived in Mississippi or by travelers who created work about the state.Patti Carr Black presents the overall theme of place in four sections: the influence of the land on the art, Mississippi's people as depicted in its art, life in Mississippi as observed by its artists, and the exporting of Mississippi culture through its artists. Numerous artists' biographies are included as well as more than one hundred full-color illustrations.Patti Carr Black is former director of the Old Capitol Museum of Mississippi History in Jackson, and she is author ofArt in Mississippi, 1720-1980. She is guest curator of the exhibition The Mississippi Story. Robin C. Dietrick is curator of exhibitions at the Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, where she organizes and designs exhibitions.

Author Biography

Patti Carr Black is former director of the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson, MS, and she is the author of Art in Mississippi, 1720-1980. She is the guest curator of the exhibition called The Mississippi Story at the Mississippi Museum of Art. Robin C. Dietrick is curator of exhibitions at the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson, MS, where she organizes and designs exhibitions.

Table of Contents

The Story of the Mississippi Museum of Art
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Mississippi Storyp. 1
The Mississippi Story Exhibition Checklistp. 121
Indexp. 131
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