Flashcards in Ethiopia Awakening Deck (25):
What are the sculpture in Thiopia Awakening's feet bound in?
The funerary dressings of an ancient Egyptian Wueen
Wha was the size of the painted plaster version of Ethiopia Awakening?
What are characteristics of African and African-American physiognomy?
Full lips and a broad nose
What is the difference between the upper and lower half of Ethiopia Awakening?
The lower half is static and the upper is able to move freely
Where was one of Fuller's sculptures shown in 1893?
At the Columbian Exposition in Chicago
Where did Fuller move to after being supported by a scholorship?
Where did Fuller study art in Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Arts
Who did Fuller come to know in Paris, France?
W.E.B. DuBois and Henry Ossawa Tanner
Who mentored Meta Warrick Fuller?
Henry Ossawa Tanner
Who praised Fuller for her expressionistic style of work?
French sculptor Auguste Rodin
What school did Fuller attend while in Paris?
When did Fuller return to Philadelphia?
What did Fuller receive a federal commission to design a sculpture for in 1907?
The Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition
Why is Fuller's federal commission to design a sculpture for the Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition important?
Because it marked the first time that the United States government had contracted with an African-American woman to create a work of art
What subject did Fuller turn her attention to in the years leading up to World War One?
The subject of African-American identity in the United States
What were Fuller's political works from during and before the war?
Emancipation, Mary Turner and Ethiopia Awakening
Who did Fuller marry?
A prominent psychiatrists
What movement does Fuller anticipate with Ethiopia Awakening?
The Harlem Renaissance although Fuller never lived in Harlem
Who encouraged a strong African-American identity that paid homage to African roots and recognized the complex identities or double-consciousness of Africa American peoples?
Who requested that Fuller create a version of Ethiopia Awakening for the 1921 America's Making?
What was the symbol of Ethiopia in Ethiopia Awakening?
A Christian country that resisted European colonial rule, held up a symbol of strength and liberty and a term for the African continent
Who supported the 1921 America's Making Exposition?
Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller and the Carnegie Foundation
What status were African Americans granted for the America's Making Exposition?
What poet along with DuBois organized a pavilion for African Americans?
James Weldon Johnson