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STAND UP NEXT TO A MOUNTAIN: The Art of Barkley L. Hendricks, 1964-1977

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dc.contributor.advisor Monteyne, Joseph en_US
dc.contributor.author Salmon, Lori Louise en_US
dc.contributor.other Department of Art History and Criticism en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-15T18:06:40Z
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-24T14:45:31Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-15T18:06:40Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-24T14:45:31Z
dc.date.issued 2010-05-01 en_US
dc.identifier Salmon_grad.sunysb_0771M_10010.pdf en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1951/55612 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11401/71008 en_US
dc.description.abstract This thesis explores the creative accomplishments of American artist Barkley L.Hendricks and argues that the 1960s and 1970s represented a pivotal moment forfigurative painting in American Art because of its relationship between nationality andrace. In 1967, Stokely Carmichael and Charles V. Hamilton's revolutionary work"BlackPower" exposed the depths of systemic racism in the United States and provided a radicalpolitical framework for reform. I examine Hendricks' artistic efforts and achievementsduring this sociopolitical Movement. In particular, this thesis will investigate thefollowing: the idiosyncrasies in Hendricks' art that demonstrate how the artist'srepresentations of American life, in fact, construct African-American identity within alarger debate about the Black Diaspora; the epistemology of portraiture as means ofinvestigating ethnicity and gender; and finally, the significance of various icons ofAmerican production in the context of Hendricks' artwork. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This work is sponsored by the Stony Brook University Graduate School in compliance with the requirements for completion of degree. en_US
dc.format Monograph en_US
dc.format.medium Electronic Resource en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Art History -- Art Criticism en_US
dc.subject.other Portraits en_US
dc.title STAND UP NEXT TO A MOUNTAIN: The Art of Barkley L. Hendricks, 1964-1977 en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.mimetype Application/PDF en_US
dc.contributor.committeemember Howardena Pindell. en_US


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