|HERE IS THE BOOK !!! A "must have" for your library!
HERBERT GENTRY: The Man, The Master, The Magic
|HERBERT GENTRY The Man - The Master - The Magic
Published by G. R. N'Namdi INC
Introduction by George R. N'Namdi. Essays by Brenda K. Delany, Lewis Tanner Moore, Najjar Abdul-Musawwir, Wim Roefs and Mary Anne Rose
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|Audio CD - Tyrone Brown - The Magic Within|
|Bassist Tyrone Brown plops string players amid a sizzling jazz rhythm section...but the Abington-based Brown, longtime bassist to the late drummer Max Roach, never loses focus on this as a jazz excursion.
His 10 compositions, inspired by the paintings of abstract artist Herbert Gentry, offer Monkian views of the world, fertile grooves and snake-charming lyricism. 'Dancing Turk' is nicely exotic, while the title track bubbles along with a respectable solo by cellist Jim Holton.
Throughout, there's the clear-your-head playing of altoist Bobby Zankel, whose keening lines seem to get more to the point every year. Vibraphonist Randy Sutin offers some sympathetic playing, while drummer Craig McIver is at the root of every happening vibe.
|Explorations in the City of Light - Exhibition Catalogue|
|EXPLORATIONS IN THE CITY OF LIGHT:
AFRICAN-AMERICAN ARTISTS IN PARIS 1945-1965
The Studio Museum in Harlem
Texts by Valerie Mercer, Peter Selz, Catherine Bernard, Michel Fabre, Kinshasa Conwill, among others, provide a sense of the times, lives and work of seven artists who studied and developed their creative work in Paris : Herbert Gentry, Beauford Delaney, Edward Clark, Larry Potter, Lois Mailou-Jones, Harold Cousins and Barbara Chase-Riboud.
|Seminal Works from N'Namdi Collection (2008) Exhibition Catalogue Available|
|See two classic Herbert Gentry paintings "The Claw" 1958 and "Centered Place" 1981
Seminal Works from the N'Namdi Collection of African American Art
With galleries in New York, Chicago and Detroit, the Detroit-based art aficionado started collecting in college and has amassed an impressive collection of primarily abstract art including works by Herbert Gentry, Romare Bearden, Robert Colescott, Beauford Delaney, Sam Gilliam, and David Hammons.
Catalogue available from G.R. N'Namdi Gallery.
|African American Abstract Masters (2010) Exhibition Catalog Available|
|African American Abstract Masters includes an introduction by Anita Shapolsky and statements by Corrine Jennings, Jim Richard Wilson, and Mary Anne Rose, Ed.D. This catalog devotes a page to each of the 10 artists in this group exhibition: Betty Blayton, Frank Bowling, Ed Clark, Herbert Gentry, Bill Hutson, Sam Middleton, Joe Overstreet, Thomas Sills, Merton Simpson, and Frank Wimberley which includes an image and a short biography. Printed 2010 in New York by Anita Shapolsky Gallery in celebration of the exhibition of the same name, this exhibition catalog (16 pp, 10 reproductions, limited edition) is available for $10.00 pluspostage|
|The Collector Magazine 2010 Feature Article on Herbert Gentry|
|"Herbert Gentry: The travels of his life and work" is the feature article of the current issue (2010) of The Collector Magazine. The article is a contemporary perspective of his life as evidenced by recent exhibitions of his work at James E. Lewis Museum, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, The Special Collections Library Gallery at the University of Rochester, NY, and the Gordon Parks Gallery at the College of New Rochelle. Other articles in the current issue discuss artist Vicente Pimentel, who was a friend of Gentrys, as well as an article about artist Beauford Delaney's Paris gravesite.
Introducing The Collector Magazine, published by G. R. N'Namdi Gallery.TheCollectorMagazine.com
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