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The Quilts of Gee's Bend

(Book - 2002 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Quilts of Gee's Bend


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Perseus Publishing
Since the 19th century, the women of Gee’s Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning, vibrant quilts. Beautifully illustrated with 110 color illustrations, The Quilts of Gee’s Bend includes a historical overview of the two hundred years of extraordinary quilt-making in this African-American community, its people, and their art-making tradition. This book is being·released in conjunction with a national exhibition tour including The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.


Statement of Responsibility: John Beardsley ... [et al.] ; introduction by Alvia Wardlaw ; foreword by Peter Marzio
Title: The quilts of Gee's Bend
Publisher: Atlanta, GA :, Tinwood Books in Association with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,, c2002
Characteristics: 190 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,33 cm.
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These beautiful quilts are visual, personal commentaries on African American history.

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