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Interviews of AfriCOBRA founders, 2010

Creator:
AFRICOBRA (Artists' group)
Subject:
Harris, Michael D.
Jarrell, Jae
Jarrell, Wadsworth
Jones-Henderson, Napoleon
Jones-Hogu, Barbara
Lawrence, Carolyn
Mallory, Howard
AFRICOBRA (Artists' group)
Hudson Street Productions
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.2 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Interviews with AfriCOBRA founders Carolyn Lawrence, Michael D. Harris, Howard Mallory, Napoleon Jones-Henderson, Barbara Jones-Hogu, Jae Jarrell, and Wadsworth Jarrell about their experiences as Black artists during a pivotal moment in African-American identity. Interviews are both one-on-one and in a group and consist of transcripts (both printed and on CD) and audio (Mp3 files on CD).
Citation:
Interviews of AfriCOBRA founders, 2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Donor retains copyright and signed AAA Non-Exclusive License.
Biography Note:
AfriCOBRA which stands for African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists (est. 1968) is an artist collective founded in Chicago, Ill. AfriCOBRA explores the possibility of identifying or developing a characteristically Black style in the visual arts.
Provenance:
Donated 2010 by TV Land/Hudson Street Productions, Inc. via Deva Newman, Executive Producer and Meilssa Bear, Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs.
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15925
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)298160
AAA_collcode_africobr
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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