EBOOK (The Time Is Now!) author Rebecca Zorach

T the Smart Museum of Art examines this cultural moment brimming with change and conflict and the figures examines this cultural moment brimming with change and conflict and the figures defined it Focusing primarily on African American artists and out of the Black Arts Movement The Time is Now re examines watershed cultural moments from Wall of Respect to Black Creativity is Now re examines watershed cultural moments from the Wall of Respect to Black Creativity the Civil Rights Movement to AfriCOBRA from vivid protest posters to visionary Afrofuturist art and from the Hairy Who to the radical sounds of the Association for the. During the 1960s and 70s

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was shaped art and ideas produced and circulated on its South Side Defined by the city’s social Political And Geographic Divides and eographic divides by the energies of its multiple overlapping art scenes this vibrant moment of creative expression produced a by the energies of its multiple overlapping art scenes this vibrant moment of creative expression produced a legacy whose impact continues to unfold nationally and internationally           The Time is Now Art Worlds of Chicago’s South Side 1960 1980 published in tandem with an exhibition ,
Advancement of Creative Musicians           Employing new scholarship that reassesses and recalibrates traditional narratives of postwar       Employing new scholarship that reassesses and recalibrates traditional narratives of postwar art the exhibit resonates with current national dialogues around race ender protest and belonging The book contains a of long short essays interviews and other contextual material along with and short essays interviews and other contextual material along with color images of all works included in the exhibition and extensive reproductions of ephemera and historical photographs. The Time Is Now!