Amalia Amaki: Boxes, Buttons, and the Blues

Amalia Amaki Boxes Buttons and the Blues For than three decades Amalia Amaki has garnered critical acclaim for works that examine the beauty music experience and contributions of African Americans This volume brings together her photogra

Amalia Amaki Boxes, Buttons, And the Blues Andrea D Atlanta based Amaki makes art with materials usually put to prosaic use, creating mixed media quilts, collages, and elaborate, button encrusted objects, including candy boxes and handheld fans, the type used in black churches in the south, symbols of spirituality and power. Amalia Amaki Boxes, Buttons and the Blues Artdaily Amalia Amaki Boxes, Buttons and the Blues Amalia Amaki Boxes, Buttons and the Blues, a mixed media exhibition presented chronologically in three thematic sections, features photographs, quilts, souvenir fans, mixed media works, and digitally manipulated photographs. Amalia Amaki Boxes, Buttons, and the Blues Amalia Amaki Boxes, Buttons, and the Blues by Amaki, Amalia, Barnwell, Andrea D and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at AbeBooks. Amalia Amaki Amalia Amaki Boxes, Buttons and the Blues, an exhibition including mixed media works, resulted from a collaboration between the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art It opened In Washington, D.C at the National Museum of Women in the Arts where it was on display June September , and then moved to Atlanta where it was at Spelman Amalia Amaki Boxes, Buttons, and the Blues HC BOOK Email to friends Share on Facebook opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest opens in a new window or tab Amalia Amaki s Buttons Boxes in quot Women VOA News Amalia Amaki s show, Buttons, Boxes and the Blues, runs through September at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, which is the only museum that exists solely to show the work of Amalia Amaki The HistoryMakers Amalia Amaki was born Linda Faye Peeks on July , in Atlanta, Georgia to Mary Lee and Norman Peeks, a former musician with the Deep South Boys of Macon, Georgia Amaki developed a love for script writing, drawing, bold colors and textures at an early age She instinctively knew that she would change her name. Amalia Amaki Boxes, Buttons, and the Blues by Andrea D Amalia Amaki Boxes, Buttons, and the Blues by Andrea D Barnwell , Hardcover Be the first to write a review About this product Stock photo

  • Title: Amalia Amaki: Boxes, Buttons, and the Blues
  • Author: Amalia Amaki Leslie King-Hammond
  • ISBN: 9780295985411
  • Page: 490
  • Format: Hardcover
  • For than three decades, Amalia Amaki has garnered critical acclaim for works that examine the beauty, music, experience, and contributions of African Americans This volume brings together her photographs, quilts, souvenir fans, and mixed media works Incorporating fabric, beads, pearls, buttons, paint, glitter, and photographs with cultural symbols and visual puns, AFor than three decades, Amalia Amaki has garnered critical acclaim for works that examine the beauty, music, experience, and contributions of African Americans This volume brings together her photographs, quilts, souvenir fans, and mixed media works Incorporating fabric, beads, pearls, buttons, paint, glitter, and photographs with cultural symbols and visual puns, Amaki challenges and reconfigures American history in original and meaningful ways Her artwork examines the breadth and overarching significance of heritage and American culture This book focuses on the legacies of race and gender in the United States, contests one dimensional ideas about black life, and debunks mainstream beliefs about African Americans.

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