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treasure of Ulysses Davis

Susan Mitchell Crawley

treasure of Ulysses Davis

sculpture from a Savannah barbershop

by Susan Mitchell Crawley

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Published by High Museum of Art in Atlanta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Davis, Ulysses, -- 1914-1990 -- Exhibitions,
  • Folk art -- Georgia -- Savannah -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSusan Mitchell Crawley.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsHigh Museum of Art., American Folk Art Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB237.D387 A4 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16973732M
    ISBN 109781932543278
    LC Control Number2008029122

    I’d gone to the Beach several times and noticed the Davis collection. It’s an extrarordinarily culturally valuable and dynamic body of work. I tried to do more research, and found The Treasure of Ulysses Davis by Susan Mitchell Crawley, usually considered the ultimate book on Mr. Davis and his : Jim Morekis. Â THE TREASURE OF ULYSSES DAVIS AT HIGH MUSEUM OF ART. By Stephen May. ATLANTA, GA. â One of the most intriguing aspects of American folk art is the continuing discovery of talented self-taught artists who, in many cases are virtually unknown to .

      “The Treasure of Ulysses Davis,” which comes from and was organized by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, is by far the largest presentation of Davis. RECOMMENDED Despite a plethora of rhinestones and gold paint, "The Treasure of Ulysses Davis" really is a trove, with more than a hundred woodcarvings by Ulysses Davis (), the self-Author: Art Editor.

    The Treasure of Ulysses Davis. his work is the best evidence. The Davis Collection, is housed in the John B. and Mozelle D. Clemmons Galleries at the Beach Institute African American Cultural Center. The collection, consisting of sculptures, is the work of a man who was a genius with wood sculpture and design. books, art and. “The Treasure of Ulysses Davis,” which comes from and was organized by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, is by far the largest presentation of Davis’s sculpture to be seen outside Savannah. It makes clear that he wasn’t just a patriotic folk artist, or an African-American artist affirming his heritage, or an inward-looking visionary.


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The definitive introduction to Davis's work, the book features full. Ulysses Davis (–) was a Savannah, Georgia, barber who created a diverse but unified body of highly refined sculpture that reflects his deep faith, humor, and dignity.

His carvings were featured in the seminal exhibition “Black Folk Art in America, –” at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where they were applauded as important examples of African American vernacular. Get this from a library. The treasure of Ulysses Davis: sculpture from a Savannah barbershop.

[Susan Mitchell Crawley; High Museum of Art.; American Folk Art Museum.] -- "In the early s, Ulysses Davis () opened a barbershop he built behind his home in Savannah, Georgia.

A whittler since boyhood, he soon began carving figures from wood in his spare time. The Treasure of Ulysses Davis: Sculpture from a Savannah Barbershop by Susan Mitchell Crawley, Peter Harholdt, Michael E. Shapiro. Davis wanted his work to stay together after he died, and most of his sculpture is now held by the King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation in Savannah.

The Treasure of Ulysses Davis accompanies an exhibition organized by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta. The definitive introduction to Davis's work, the book features full-color reproductions of sculptures. - Buy The Treasure of Ulysses Davis: Sculpture from a Savannah Barbershop book online at best prices in India on Read The Treasure of Ulysses Davis: Sculpture from a Savannah Barbershop book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 5.

Buy The Treasure of Ulysses Davis: Sculpture from a Savannah Barbershop by Susan Mitchell Crawley, Michael E. Shapiro (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. It is fitting that the first comprehensive Davis exhibition in years, “The Treasure of Ulysses Davis” has been organized by the High Museum of Art, in collaboration with King-Tisdell.

The High is among the only major museums in North America with a curatorial. The Treasure of Ulysses Davis: Sculpture from a Savannah Barbershop: : Susan Mitchell Crawley, Michael E. Shapiro: Libros en idiomas extranjerosReviews: 5.

Michael E. Shapiro is the author of Eleven Museums, Eleven Directors ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 1 review, published ), Hamilton Collects American A /5(2). “The Treasure of Ulysses Davis,” which was organized in collaboration with the King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation of Savannah, Georgia, features approximately works drawn from both collections and select private lenders.

It is accompanied by the first significant catalogue dedicated to Ulysses Davis. The Treasure of Ulysses Davis The Savannah, Georgia, barber and sculptor, who died inat the age of seventy-six, rarely sold his carved-wood sculptures.

Instead, the self-taught artist. The Treasure of Ulysses Davis: Sculpture from a Savannah Barbershop: Susan Mitchell Crawley, Michael E. Shapiro: Books - The Treasure of Ulysses Davis by Susan Mitchell Crawley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Susan Mitchell Crawley is the author of The Treasure of Ulysses Davis ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 1 review, published ), Jimmy Lee Sudduth ( avg /5(1).

Davis developed his wood-carving skills on his own over a period of more than fifty years, beginning during his childhood in Fitzgerald, Georgia. He carved portraits of historical and biblical figures, realistic animals, and fanciful portraits of African tribal leaders as well as dragonlike : Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Treasure of Ulysses Davis: Sculpture from a Savannah Barbershop at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.Ulysses Davis (Janu – ) was an African-American barber and self-taught sculptor.

Davis is best known for his carvings of historical figures such as a set of mahogany busts of all the presidents (through George H. W. Bush) and similar portrait heads of the Rev.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Kennedys and other leaders from the civil rights : Ulysses Davis, Janu.