The Representation of African-American Artists in Art Textbooks and Classes in the United States

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The Representation of African-American Artists in Art Textbooks and Classes in the United States
Background of the Study
Each year, hundreds of thousands of students enroll in introductory Studio Art and Art History classes at public and private colleges across the United States. While Fine Art and Art History departments at these schools tend to be a bit smaller than other humanities departments, such as Literature (often called English and Comparative Literature) and History, they constitute an important contribution to a well-rounded college student’s Liberal Arts education. Moreover, the visual arts sustain a presence in our culture that tells us about who constitutes our society, who gets to be represented, and who is worthy of our...
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