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Making the Black Atlantic (Frank Bowling cover)

Book relating to a publication, 2000
Published by: Cassell
Year published: 2000
Number of pages: 180
ISBN: 0-304-70217-X

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Making the Black Atlantic, book by James Walvin, setting out to “present a coherent story of the African exile, of its origins, progress and transformation to freedom, within the broadest context.”

The book’s cover features a painting by Frank Bowling, Night Journey, acrylic on canvas, 1968-9. Private collection, New York. (The dimensions are not given). Night Journey was one of Bowling’s map paintings and had been reproduced, in monochrome, on one of the opening pages of The Other Story catalogue.

Related people

»  (Sir) Frank Bowling OBE, RA

Born, 1935 - 1937 (probably 1936) in British Guiana (now Guyana) Caribbean/S. America