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Object ID 000031

Object Name Infinite island

Object Desc

Collection Mark Shields Memorial Collection

Accession # 2017.01.258.023

Alternate ID NF 709 MOS

General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Atwater

Accession Date MAY 22,2018


Location NF

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Status In Collection

Object Keywords Caribbean Art 20th Century,Caribbean Art 21st Century,Exhibitions,Biography,

Title Infinite island

Sub-Title Contemporary Caribbean art



Description / Abstract presents a selection of recent work in painting, installation, photography, prints, drawings, video, and sculpture by forty-five emerging and established Caribbean artists who live and work in the region as well as abroad. The title Infinite Island, alluding to Columbus' voyages and the beginnings of colonialism, evokes the contradictions, complexities, and multiple perspectives that characterize the contemporary Caribbean and its presentation in art." "The artists represented in this book reflect the region's hybrid culture and offer competing ideas about Caribbean identity in a variety of works done in the last six years in a wide range of media. Two introductory essays by contemporary-art historians survey the themes treated by the artists and offer insights into the different traditions and contemporary-art scenes in the region. The book contains 200 colour illustrations, including a colorplate section complemented by commentaries that place the individual works in the context of

Physical Description 223 p. : chiefly col. ill., map ; 30 cm.

Author Mosaka, Tumelo Ed.

Author Details texts by Tumelo Mosaka, Annie Paul, Nicollette Ramirez.


ISBN 9780872731585


Language Eng

Publisher Brooklyn Museum

Publisher Details In association with Philip Wilson Publishers, 2007. New York : Brooklyn Museum in association with Philip Wilson Publishers, c2007.

Spine / Label 709 MOS