Image of the Black in Western Art

Representations of Black People in ancient art

In the context of the publication of a series of volumes on the Image of the Black in Western Art, Jeremy Tanner is exploring the role of the representations of black people both in the historiography of ancient art in the modern era, and in the art of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome.

Related outputs

  • “Race and Representation in Ancient Art: Black Athena and after”, in Bindman and Gates ed. 2010. The Image of the Black in Western Art, volume 1: From the Pharaohs to the Fall of the Roman Empire. Harvard.
  • “Race in Classical Art”, Apollo CLXXIII, no 584 (February 2011): 24-31

Project Leader:

Project Partners:

  • David Bindman, Department of Art History, University College London
  • Skip Gates, Dubois Institute Harvard University


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