Searching for the Transatlantic Freedom: The Art of Valerie Maynard

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dc.contributor.advisor Dr. Babatunde Lawal en_US
dc.contributor.author Getty, Karen Berisford en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-06-13T18:14:11Z
dc.date.available 2008-06-13T18:14:11Z
dc.date.issued 2008-06-13T18:14:11Z
dc.date.submitted 2005 en_US
dc.identifier.other http://etd.vcu.edu/theses/available/etd-08302006-163851/ en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10156/1506
dc.description.abstract This thesis focuses on an African-American female artist, Valerie Maynard, examining how she synthesizes African and American elements in her works. It provides detailed formal and iconographical analyses, revealing concealed meanings and paying special attention to those works with which the artist mirrors the Black experience in the United States and Africa on the other side of the Atlantic. In the process, the thesis sheds new light on the significance of Valerie Maynard's work and how she has used some of them to embody the Black quest for freedom and social justice during the Civil Rights struggle of the 1960s and 1970s and beyond. en_US
dc.subject African-American art en_US
dc.subject iconography en_US
dc.subject Civil Rights en_US
dc.subject female artist en_US
dc.subject diaspora art en_US
dc.subject sculpture en_US
dc.subject linoleum cut en_US
dc.subject painting en_US
dc.title Searching for the Transatlantic Freedom: The Art of Valerie Maynard en_US
dc.type thesis en_US
dc.description.degree MA en_US
dc.description.department Art History en_US

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