A- B (Green), plate 14
Abbott, Berenice, 8
abolitionism, 290, 294n3
Abrams, Muhal Richard, 16
Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, 163
accretion, 382
act up, 130, 293
activist art, 110
Adzenya, Ibrahim, 314
Adkins, Terry, 87
Adorno, Theodor W., 154 fig. 17.1
Advertisements for Myself (Mailer), 9
aesthetics, politics of, 60–61, 239, 252
Africa, as myth, 87
African American aesthetics: discourse on,
42–44, 51; lack of African American criti-
cism on, 47–48; music and, 154
African American artists: attitudes toward
categories, 43–44; as collectors of African
art, 85; dependence on white patronage,
50; internationalism of, 44; patronage
of, 46–47, 50–51; role in American cul-
ture, 43–44, 120; and social responsibility,
42–43, 142. See also American artists
African American intellectuals: relationship
with white philanthropists, 47; role of,
45–46, 50
African American literature, 310
African Americans: social conditions dur-
ing the 20th century, 120; racist myths
about, 44
African art: museums, 83
African diaspora: culture of the, 355; in
France, 325; music of the, plate 7
Agamben, Giorgio, 272, 281–86, 407n3
agency of artists, 10, 16–17; as cultural pro-
ducers, 20, 95; in international art exhi-
bitions, 171
aids, 293
Aïnouz, Karim, 233, 318, 424–25
Alberro, Alexander, 103, 106, 291
Alcatraz, 416, 446
Alcatraz Is Not an Island, 446
Algerian war, 101–2
Algonquians, 440–41
All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are
Men, But Some of Us Are Brave, 153
alphabets, 137, 138 fig. 15.1, 279
Alter, Nora, 387
Althusser, Louis, 58, 246
ambiguity and ambivalence, 30, 74, 82, 86,
124, 164, 314, 342; in Free Agent Media,
95
American artists: in Europe, 90; formation
of, 16, 66; reception in Europe, 24; re-
ception in the United States, 9; and self-
promotion, 9; and society, 4, 42–43. See
also African American artists
American art critics, on African American
art, 47–48
American Fine Arts, New York, 296n8, 334n2
Andrees Handatlas, 414–15
Anderson, Laurie, 75
Andre, Carl, 187
Andringa, Diana, 319, 422–23
Andringa, Paulo, 423
Angelus Novus, 405
Animation Activation (Green), 17 fig. 2.2
Annotating Art’s Histories (Mercer), 179–81,
189n2
annotations, 341
Anthropocene, 7, 9
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