world of James Van DerZee

a visual record of Black Americans.
  • 165 Pages
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Grove Press , New York
Portrait photography, African Americans -- History -- Pictorial
StatementCompiled and with an introd. by Reginald McGhee.
GenrePictorial works.
ContributionsMcGhee, Reginald, comp.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTR680 .V28
The Physical Object
Pagination[23] p., 165 p. of illus., ports.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5754952M
LC Control Number71097157

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VAN DER ZEE, James. The World of James Van DerZee: A Visual Record of Black Americans. New York: Grove, (). Quarto, original cream cloth, original photographic dust jacket.

THE WORLD OF JAMES VAN DERZEE: A VISUAL RECORD OF BLACK AMERICANS, Grove Press,first edition, fine in near fine dust-wrapper with some light fraying to the upper margin. Illustrated with photographs.

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The "discovery" of James Van Derzee. Notes: Originally published: New York: Dodd, Mead, © Includes index. Coretta Scott King Book Awards - Author, Honor, Other format: Online version: Haskins, James, James Van DerZee. ISBN:   James Van Der Zee at home in (Martha Cooper/Getty Images) VanDerZee’s pictures show Harlem blossoming into an incubator for African American arts and he was first and foremost a professional, and his Harlem is populated by men and women who could afford his services (and who had something worth lionizing in a photograph).

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VanDerZee made his first photographs as a boy in Lenox, Mass. By he had moved with his father and brother to Harlem in New York City, where he worked as a waiter and elevator operator.

In VanDerZee. Quick Facts Name James Van Der Zee Birth Date J Death Date Place of Birth Lenox, Massachusetts Place of Death Washington, D.C. Originally. Van Der Zee himself grew up in a world as privileged as the one his subjects inhabited. His parents, former servants of President Ulysses S.

Grant, settled in Lenox, Massachusetts, a summer haven for New England's wealthy that was home to only half a dozen black families.

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Based on interviews with the late black photographer, James Van DerZee, whose oeuvre of aesthetic portraits and documents of Harlem life in the 's and s "discovered" when he was 83 years old, James Haskin's biography of James Van DerZee is an intimate look at a man who pursued his craft when Harlem was in it heyday.

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The book. James Van DerZee was an African-American photographer from Lenox, Massachusetts, who came to be known as the “eyes of Harlem”. Background James VanDerZee was born in Lenox, Massachusetts, United States on Jin a four bedroom frame house built by his grandfather.

VanDerZee came out of retirement to photograph celebrities who in turn promoted his work in exhibits around the nation. His images were also the subject of books and documentaries.

James VanDerZee died in Washington, D.C. on Ten years later the National Portrait Gallery exhibited his work as a posthumous tribute to his remarkable.

James Augustus Vanderzee, VanDerZee, James – Photographer James VanDerZee was a pioneering African American photographer who came to be known as the “eyes of Harlem” i Richard Avedon, Avedon, Richard Avedon, Richard (b. 15 May in New York City; d.

1 October in San Antonio, Texas), prolific and innovative fashion and portr. The world of James Van DerZee, which was once as large as all Harlem and as comfortable as the 12‐room brownstone in which he lived on Lenox Avenue, has Shrunk to one room.

says Van DerZee in the book The World of James Van DerZee: A Visual Record of Black Americans. "Shy James" Until GROVE PRESS published The World of James VanZee inthe photographer was relatively unknown his studio at Lenox Ave. in Harlem. His career was quiet by his own choosing.

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His work is held by major U.S. cultural institutions and has been exhibited around the world. Acquisition Information: The James Van Der Zee photographs were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book Manuscript Library as a purchase from the James Van Der Zee Estate in Processing information: Processed by Paula Jeannet, August James Van DerZee (J - ) was an African-American photographer best known for his portraits of black New Yorkers.

He was a leading figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Aside from the artistic merits of his work, VanDerZee produced the most comprehensive documentation of the period. Among his most famous subjects during this time were Marcus Garvey, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson.African-American photographer, James Augustus Joseph Van Der Zee, was born on J 6 (Haskins, 22).

His parents, John and Susan Van Der Zee, were butler and maid to the eighteenth president, Ulysses S. Grant, from around / to / 5 (Haskins, 14).

Then, they left for Lenox, Massachusett s (Haskins, 15). There they had their children: Jennie, James, Walter, Charles.