PUB: Selma Burke and Edmonia Lewis featured in SAAM Research and Scholars Center Newsletter

The Spring 2011 issue of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Research and Scholars Center Newsletter is now online:

This “special” issue features three women artists: Theresa Bernstein, Selma Burke, and Edmonia Lewis. Included is a selected bibliography of publications highlighting African American women artists. Key archival information about Burke is included, plus the discovery of a photograph of a lost work by Lewis.


Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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