Editor's note: The following essay was rekeyed and reprinted on February 3, 2005 in Resource Library with permission of the author. The essay was excerpted from the 2004 illustrated catalogue for the exhibition Embracing the Muse: Africa and African American Art, held at the Michael Rosenfeld Gallery January 15 - March 6, 2004. Images accompanying the text in the exhibition catalogue were not reproduced with this reprinting. If you have questions or comments regarding the essay, please contact the author through this address:

Nnamdi Elleh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Architecture,
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP),
P. O. Box 210016
University of Cincinnati, Ohio


A Continent without Borders: Africa's Influence on African American Artists

by Nnamdi Elleh



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