WorldCat Identities

Bearden, Romare 1911-1988

Overview
Works: 553 works in 772 publications in 1 language and 21,585 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  History  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings  Music 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Lyricist, Interviewee, Artist, Set designer , Contributor, Author of introduction, Designer, Composer
Classifications: N6537.B4, 709.2
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A history of African-American artists : from 1792 to the present by Romare Bearden( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the lives and careers of over fifty African-American artists, and the relation of their work to prevailing artistic, social, and political trends in America and throughout the world
The block : poems by Langston Hughes( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirteen of Langston Hughes poems on African American themes
Li'l Dan, the drummer boy : a Civil War story by Romare Bearden( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a company of black Union soldiers tells L'il Dan that he is no longer a slave, he follows them, and uses his beloved drum to save them from attack
Romare Bearden, his life & art by Myron Schwartzman( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in Undetermined and English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romare Bearden : collage of memories by Jan Greenberg( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the twentieth-century African-American collage artist who used his southern childhood, New York City, jazz, and Paris to influence his bold and meaningful art
Six Black masters of American art by Romare Bearden( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romare Bearden : the Caribbean dimension by Sally Price( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romare Bearden (1911-1988), the great African American artist, spent much of the last two decades of his life on the Caribbean island of St Martin. This book focuses on several themes that Bearden treated in his Caribbean work. It also reassesses Bearden's Caribbean experience, locating it at the very center of his artistic legacy
The painter's mind; a study of the relations of structure and space in painting by Romare Bearden( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1981 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems from Africa by Samuel W Allen( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poetry from Africa
I live in music : poem by Ntozake Shange( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This poem is a tribute to the language of music and the rhythms that connect people and the places where we live
Romare Bearden visual jazz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A bold brilliant artist, Romare Bearden created collages and paintings of stunnning humanity in which he aimed to do nothing less than to redefine the image of man in terms of the African-American experience"--Container
The art of Romare Bearden( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film traces Bearden's entire career, including his paintings and watercolors of the 1940's, experimental collages of 1964, large scale murals and late landscapes. Featuring commentary by friends including Wynton Marsalis, Albert Murray, and Emma Amos
A visit to the country by Herschel Johnson( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting his grandparents in the country, Mike finds an abandoned baby bird, takes care of him until he learns how to fly, and makes an important discovery about when to let go
Romare Bearden : a black odyssey by Robert G O'Meally( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey, DC Moore Gallery, November 13, 2007 - January 5, 2008
Romare Bearden revealed by Branford Marsalis Quartet( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romare Bearden by Lowery Stokes Sims( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children of children keep coming : an epic griotsong by Russell L Goings( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Caribbean poetry of Derek Walcott & the art of Romare Bearden by Derek Walcott( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I can fly( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the five key elements of painting and features the artwork of the world's classic painters as well as modern artists
Bearden plays Bearden( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of artist Romare Bearden and how his southern roots and years in Harlem have influenced his paintings and collages. In depicting, through his paintings, the black experience in America, he has been compared to such blues/jazz artists as Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and Duke Ellington
 
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A history of African-American artists : from 1792 to the present
Alternative Names
Bearden, Romare

Bearden, Romare Howard 1911-1988

Bearden, Romare Howard 1914-1988

Bearden, Rommie.

Bearden Rommie 1911-1988

Bearden, Romy.

Bearden Romy 1911-1988

Romare Bearden amerikansk konstnr och frfattare

Romare Bearden amerikansk kunstnar og skribent

Romare Bearden amerikansk kunstner og skribent

Romare Bearden scrittore e artista statunitense

Romare Bearden US-amerikanischer Karikaturist, Maler und Liedermacher

Romare Howard Bearden

Romari Bearden

Ромари Беарден

ביירדן, רומר 1914-1988

בירדן, רומר הווארד 1914-1988

Languages
English (166)

Covers
The block : poemsLi'l Dan, the drummer boy : a Civil War storyRomare Bearden, his life & artRomare Bearden : collage of memoriesRomare Bearden : the Caribbean dimensionI live in music : poemRomare Bearden : a black odysseyRomare BeardenThe children of children keep coming : an epic griotsong