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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Fern Logan  

Pen Name: None

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Audience: Adult;

Born: New York City, New York


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-- Website -- http://www.fernlogan.com
-- Fern Logan on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=fern+logan


Illinois Connection

Logan lives in Carbondale, Illinois. She is an Associate Professor of Cinema and Photography-at southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Biographical and Professional Information

Logan has produced a remarkable series of photographs in her book ''The Artist Portrait Series-Images of Contemporary African-American Artists''. Some of those who have posed for Fern are famous: Maya Angelou, Gordon Parks, Alvin Ailey, Ed Bradley and Arthur Ashe. All of her portraits document the emergence of the African-American artist into mainstream American art. Each rich duotone portrait is accompanied by Logan's commentary on the artist.


Selected Titles At Your Library

The artist portrait series :
ISBN: 0809323796. OCLC Number: 44502340

Southern Illinois University Press,. .

"Fern Logan's collection of elegant fine-art photographic portraits documents the emergence of the African American artist into mainstream American art. The Artist Portrait Series captures sixty-one significant artists from the late twentieth century. Each rich duotone portrait is accompanied by Logan's commentary on the artist."--Jacket.

Additional Title Information

  • The Artists Portrait Series

    , Southern Illinois University Press, 2001


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    Speaking Engagements

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