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Something All Our Own-CL


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Dezember 2003

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The NBA (and former Duke) star presents his art collection, with essays (by Hill and others) on his own art collecting and art collecting in African Americans' lives. Catalog to a touring show.

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Grant Hill was raised in a household filled with artworks collected by his parents, Calvin and Janet Hill. Born in Dallas, he attended Duke University, where he received a B.A. in history and starred on the Duke Blue Devils basketball team. He played on two national championship teams at Duke, where he was a three-time All-American and won the Henry Iba Corinthian Award as the nation's top defensive player in 1993. In 1994, Hill was selected in the first round of the NBA draft by the Detroit Pistons, and the next year he was cowinner of rookie-of-the-year honors. A six-time NBA All-Star, he was selected to play on the 1996 U.S. Olympic gold medal-winning basketball team. Hill now lives in Orlando with his wife Tamia, a singer, and their daughter Myla, and he plays for the Orlando Magic. Hill gives time to organizations including Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, and the Special Olympics, and through the Tamia and Grant Hill Foundation, he and his wife support children's and educational charities. John Hope Franklin is James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of History at Duke University and author of the landmark book "From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans."Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University's beloved "Coach K," has led his Blue Devil basketball teams to three national championships--two of them during the Grant Hill years.Calvin Hill, a 1969 graduate of Yale University, was a star running back for the Dallas Cowboys, playing in two Super Bowls. He is currently a consultant to the team.William C. Rhoden has been a sportswriter for the "New York Times" since 1981.Alvia J. Wardlaw is director and curator of the University Museum at Texas Southern University in Houston and curator of modern and contemporary art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She has numerous exhibitions to her credit, including "Our New Day Begun: African American Artists Entering the Millennium" and the highly acclaimed "The Quilts of Gee's Bends."Elizabeth Alexander is an acclaimed poet and the author of three books of poetry, including "The Venus Hottentot." She is associate professor (adjunct) of African American studies at Yale University.Beverly Guy-Sheftall is director of the Women's Research and Resource Center at Spelman College, where she is Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women's Studies. She coedited the first anthology of Black women's literature, "Sturdy Black Bridges: Visions of Black Women in Literature."Grant Hill was raised in a household filled with artworks collected by his parents, Calvin and Janet Hill. Born in Dallas, he attended Duke University, where he received a B.A. in history and starred on the Duke Blue Devils basketball team. He played on two national championship teams at Duke, where he was a three-time All-American and won the Henry Iba Corinthian Award as the nation's top defensive player in 1993. In 1994, Hill was selected in the first round of the NBA draft by the Detroit Pistons, and the next year he was cowinner of rookie-of-the-year honors. A six-time NBA All-Star, he was selected to play on the 1996 U.S. Olympic gold medal-winning basketball team. Hill now lives in Orlando with his wife Tamia, a singer, and their daughter Myla, and he plays for the Orlando Magic. Hill gives time to organizations including Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, and the Special Olympics, and through the Tamia and Grant Hill Foundation, he and his wife support children's and educational charities. John Hope Franklin is James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of History at Duke University and author of the landmark book "From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans."Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University's beloved "Coach K," has led his Blue Devil basketball teams to three national championships--two of them during the Grant

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"Calvin and Grant Hill share their enlightened personal views about the passion they have for assembling art collections, which enhances our knowledge of African American art. "Something All Our Own" is an important guide for others to follow."--David Driskell, Artist and Art Historian
EAN: 9780822333067
ISBN: 0822333066
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2003
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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