Photo, Print, Drawing For Japanese with mirrors / C. Billops, 1975.
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- For Japanese with mirrors / C. Billops, 1975.
- Print shows couples dancing in a garden setting.
- Billops, Camille, artist
Created / Published
- - Dance--1970-1980
- Intaglio prints--1970-1980.
- Intaglio prints--1970-1980
- - Caption label from exhibit "Creative Space" Seeds and Collaborations: Versatile artist Camille Billops, also known as cofounder of the Hatch-Billops Archives of Black American Cultural History in New York, created multiple versions of this work, including one in red, white, and blue. Combining image and text to explore notions of race, identity, and nationalism, Billops includes a reverse image of a Japanese poem which begins: "The blue-eyed black face and the slant-eyed kinky-haired/ dancing between gardens of racial purity; eating sushi and corn bread and listening to funky koto music. . . ."
- - Title from item.
- - Signed and dated in pencil.
- - Artist's proof.
- - Paper watermarked: Arches France.
- - Exhibited: "Creative Space : Fifty Years of Robert Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop" at the Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College of Art, Chicago, IL, January 31-March 25, 2005.
- 1 print : intaglio ; 40.5 x 30.3 cm (plate), 76.3 x 56.5 cm (sheet)
Call Number/Physical Location
- Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2003:074 [item] [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- ppmsca 06644 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.06644
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- LC-DIG-ppmsca-06644 (digital file from original print)
- Publication may be restricted. For general information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions...," https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html
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Billops, Camille, Artist. For Japanese with mirrors / C. Billops. , 1975. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004676853/.
APA citation style:
Billops, C. (1975) For Japanese with mirrors / C. Billops. , 1975. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004676853/.
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Billops, Camille, Artist. For Japanese with mirrors / C. Billops. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004676853/>.