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Cellblock Visions:
Prison Art in America
Phyllis Kornfeld
With a foreword by Roger Cardinal

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
Historical Foreword
Acknowledgments
A Note on Sources
Introduction3
Ch. 1The Penitentiary as Art Studio9
Safe and Unsafe Subject Matter10
Materials16
Space18
Patrons and Enemies23
Ch. 2Traditions25
Popular Art25
Tattoo and Related Arts27
Styles30
Interior Decoration33
Objects35
Ch. 3Paintings and Drawings43
"A Variety of Color"44
Shadow50
Faces of the Human Condition59
Sin and Redemption67
Epilogue77
List of Artists, Collectors, Galleries, and Photo Credits79
Notes81
Index85

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