Anderson Pigatt (1928-2009)

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"New Black Artist" Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, 1969
“New Black Artist” Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, 1969
Abdullah, Omanii. I Wanna Be the Kinda Father my Mother Was. New Readers Press: Syracuse, NY, 1993.

African-American Visual Artists – An Annotated Bibliography of Educational Resource Materials. Daniel Frye. The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: Lanham, MD, February 7, 2001

Almanac of African American Heritage: A Book of Lists Featuring People, Places, Times, And Events that Shaped Black Culture. Juanita J. Davis, Sharon E. Ferguson-Roberts, Rita G. Giles and Johnnie H. Miles. Prentice Hall: Upper Saddle River, NY, 2000.

Anonymous.”Harlem Unveiling.” New York Post: New York, NY, August 26, 1975.

Black Art – Ancestral Legacy: The African Impulse in African-American Art. Robert V. Rozelle, Alvia Wardlaw and Maureen A. McKenna, ed. Dallas Museum of Art: Dallas, TX, 1989.

Bullard, C. “African Roots Nourish Universal Images.” Richmond Times-Dispatch: Richmond, VA, October 15, 1993.

Canady, John. ” Sculpture is the Strength of New Black Artists’ Show.” The New York Times: New York, NY, October 8, 1971.

Chandler, Dana. “Anderson Pigatt: A Self-Taught Artist.” Bay State Banner. Boston, MA, November 22, 1973.

Dorsey, John. “Pigatt Retrospective.” The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore, MD, October 20, 1998.

King Hammond, Leslie. Masters, Mentors and Makers.Pavsner Press: Baltimore, MD, 1992.

King Hammond, Leslie. The Intuitive Eye. Harbor Exchange: Baltimore, MD, 1985.

Masters, Barbara. “Integrity of the Message and the Medium.” AURA of the Arts: Baltimore, MD, August 1977.

Pigatt, A. “A Tree Returns to Harlem.” New York Voice: New York, NY, Aug. 29, 1975.

Preston, Malcolm. “Distinctly Black.” Newsday: Long Island, NY, December 24, 1971.

Sharp, Christopher. “Arts and Pleasures, Stories in Wood.” Womens Wear Daily: New York, NY, August 31, 1976.

Smythe, Victor. Black New York Artists of the 20th Century: Selections from the Schomburg Collections. New York Public Library Press: New York, NY, 1998.

Speaking Spirits: Nov. 18-Dec. 2, 1973: Sculpture by Anderson J. Pigatt: Museum of National Center of Afro-American Artists. National Center of Afro-American Artists, 1973

Stevens, Elisabeth. “Intuitive Eye is Artists’ Vision.” The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore, MD, June 6, 1985.

St. James Guide to Black Artists: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Thomas Riggs. St James Press: An Imprint of Gale: Detroit, MI, 1997.

Taylor, Edward. New Black Artists.Clarke and Way, Inc., 1969.

Taylor, Robert. “Anderson J. Pigatt Sculpture Seen in Speaking Spirits.” Boston Globe: Boston, MA, November 22 ,1973.