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"Black Skin, Blue Eyes": Visualizing Blackness in Jamaican Art, 1922-1944

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Thompson,Krista A. (Author)
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Sep 2004
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Civilization, Race awareness, Rastafarian movement
Presents an article on Jamaican art and the early artistic production of Edna Manley and Albert Huie, two artists that are commonly identified in art historical accounts as pioneers in the development of a national Jamaican art. Problem of race and representation in Jamaica as perceived by Huie and Manley; Character which held a particular representational significance for Huie and Manley; Role of Ethiopianism, Rastafarianism, Garveyism, and cultural nationalism in Jamaica.;