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Jack Whitten - Odyssey Jack Whitten Was One Of The Most Important Artists Of His Generation His Paintings Range From Figurative Work Addressing Civil Rights In The S To Groundbreaking Experimentation With Abstraction In The S, S And S To Recent Work Memorializing Black Historical Figures Such As James Baldwin And WEB Du BoisWhitten Began Carving Wood In The S In Order To Understand African Sculpture, Both Aesthetically And In Terms Of His Own Identity As An African American, And Continued Developing This Practice Throughout His Life For The First Time Ever, These Revelatory Works Are Collected In Odyssey, Accompanying A Landmark Exhibition Coorganized By The Balti Museum Of Art And The Metropolitan Museum Of ArtOdyssey Features The Sculptures Made By Whitten Over The Past Years, As Well As The Black Monolith Series Of Paintings, And Whitten S Own Archival Photographs Documenting His Life And Process The Catalog Includes Major New Texts From Exhibition Curators Katy Siegel And Kelly Baum, As Well As Contributions From Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah, Art Historians Richard Shiff And Kellie Jones, A Lengthy Biographical Interview With Whitten By Art Historian Courtney J Martin And The Essay Why Do I Carve Wood By The Artist HimselfGorgeously Illustrated With Hundreds Of Illustrations And Never Before Published Photographs, Odyssey Is A Landmark Exploration Of One Of The Most Significant Artists Of The Th Century, And A Monument To A Life And Career That, As Described By The Washington Post, Enriched The Abstract Tradition In Western Art With Fresh Political And Spiritual Content


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4 thoughts on “Jack Whitten - Odyssey

  1. says:

    I saw his work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in September This book not only kept that experience alive , but gave insight as to who Jack Whitten was as a person.


  2. says:

    After research to find Jack Whitten book is truly great.


  3. says:

    Had the pleasure of seeing this exhibit twice once in Balti, and once at the Met Breuer in New York The pieces were stunning and it s a shame many of these sculptures were never exhibited until shortly after Whitten s death The piece has the sculptures seen in the exhibit as well as his Black Monolith series of acrylic paintings It also contains essays and an interview with Whitten that all provide gre


  4. says:

    The exhibit in my city was awesome, so purchasing the book was a must purchase.


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