Black Panther: The Revolutionary Art of Emory Douglas


ISBN: 9780847841899
Artist(s): Emory Douglas
Author(s): Various
Format: hardback
Year published: 15 Oct 2013
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Publisher Location: New York
Total Pages: 224
Illustrations: 150 colour and black and white illustrations

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A reformatted edition of the first book to show the provocative posters and groundbreaking graphics of the Black Panther Party. The Black Panther Party for Self Defense, formed in the aftermath of the assassination of Malcolm X in 1965, sounded a defiant cry for an end to the institutionalized subjugation of African Americans. The Black Panther newspaper was founded to articulate the party’s message, and artist Emory Douglas became the paper’s art director and later the party’s minister of culture. Douglas’s artistic talents and experience proved a powerful combination: his striking collages of photographs and his own drawings combined to create some of the era’s most iconic images. This landmark book brings together a remarkable lineup of party insiders who detail the crafting of the party’s visual identity.

Condition: Very good.


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