Portraits of Community: African American Photography in Texas Alan Govenar

ISBN: 9780876111536

Published: August 1st 1996

Hardcover

280 pages


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Portraits of Community: African American Photography in Texas  by  Alan Govenar

Portraits of Community: African American Photography in Texas by Alan Govenar
August 1st 1996 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 280 pages | ISBN: 9780876111536 | 9.56 Mb

African Americans have for the most part been absent from Texass photographic history. Scholarly texts on photography rarely mention black Texans, and few museums have catalogued or displayed their work. Portraits of Community redresses thisMoreAfrican Americans have for the most part been absent from Texass photographic history. Scholarly texts on photography rarely mention black Texans, and few museums have catalogued or displayed their work. Portraits of Community redresses this situation by presenting more than two hundred powerful images of black Texans taken by a group of little-known black photographers and includes deatiled interviews with the men and women behind the cameras.

Alan Govenar, a writer, folklorist, photographer, and filmmaker in Dallas, has created a memorable book.



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