The Unicorn Incorporated: Curtis R. Barnes (Hardcover)

The Unicorn Incorporated: Curtis R. Barnes By Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker (Editor) Cover Image
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Description


The Unicorn Incorporated celebrates the work and career of Seattle artist Curtis R. Barnes. For over five decades, Barnes has worked as an artist, illustrator, muralist, and community advocate. In his sculpture, painting, and drawing, he employs imagery derived from his vast experience, mystical erudition, and heritage. Throughout the 1960s, '70s, and '80s, he produced searing social commentary in pen and ink, drawings that are as prescient and powerful today as they were then. The publication includes a poem by renowned musician Ishmael Butler, an extended interview with the artist, and an essay by Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker on the legendary Omowale mural.

About the Author


Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker is director of the Frye Art Museum in Seattle, and former director of the Museum Villa Stuck in Munich and the Vancouver Art Gallery in Canada.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780962460289
ISBN-10: 0962460281
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication Date: December 1st, 2014
Pages: 84
Language: English