Joseph Holston: Color in Freedom: Journey Along the Underground Railroad Hardcover
The history of the struggle for freedom from slavery cannot be told too many times. It is a vital component of America's history; it is key in understanding American culture. In Joseph Holston's magnificent suite of images, the story is told deeply and compellingly. His dramatic motion-and color-filled paintings contract the brutal ugliness of slavery with the overwhelming courage of those who survived it, escaped it, and worked to end it. Holston portrays the human capacity for cruelty with stunning poignancy and the human capacity for hope with heartfelt-but measured-joy.
About the Author
Joseph Holston's works are included in numerous museums, institutions, and private collections, including the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Butler Institute of American Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, and the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Barbara Stephanic, PhD, is a professor of art history at the College of Southern Maryland in La Plata.
Cheryl Janifer LaRoche, PhD, is a research associate with the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland.
- Hardcover: 95 pages
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0764946463
- ISBN-13: 978-0764946462
- Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.7 x 9.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds