1986 · Raleigh, North Carolina
by Kahan, Mitchell D.; Minnie Evans; North Carolina Museum of Art
Raleigh, North Carolina: North Carolina Museum of Art, 1986. Softbound. VG-. Some tanning to covers, general shelf wear. Clean contents.. White stapled wraps with color illustration. 51 pp. 11 color, 17 bw plates. Minnie Evans was a self-taught, African-American folk artist whose colorful and intricate artwork and life were inspired by a deep spirituality. Although recognition came late in life, this exhibition covers her works from 1935 to 1980. Lengthy text by Mitchell Kahan is drawn from interviews and notes from Evans' biographer Nina Howell Starr. Includes a bibliography, exhibition history, and an exhibition catalogue of 31 paintings and drawings. Exhibition held Jan. 18 to Apr. 13, 1986.
(Inventory #: 166415)