Quilts of Gee's Bend (Hardcover)

By William Arnett, Alvia Wardlaw, Jane Livingston

Tinwood Books, 9780965376648, 140pp.

Publication Date: September 23, 2002

List Price: 50.00*
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Description

Since the 19th century, the women of Gee's Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning, vibrant quilts. Beautifully illustrated with 110 color illustrations, The Quilts of Gee's Bend includes a historical overview of the two hundred years of extraordinary quilt-making in this African-American community, its people, and their art-making tradition. This book is being.released in conjunction with a national exhibition tour including The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.