Uncomfortable Truths: The Shadow of Slave Trading on Art & Design


Subject:
Black Resources , Slavery, Abolition, & Emancipation

Description:
The year 2007 "marks the bi-centenary of the parliamentary abolition of the slave trade [in the U.K.]." In commemoration, this site features material about the works of contemporary artists dealing with the legacies of slavery, and trails through the museum focusing on works related to slavery (such as black servants in British homes). Also includes a reading list. From the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London.

Publisher:
Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/contemporary/past_exhns/uncomfortabletruths/


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