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Kreamer, Christine

Former Deputy Director, National Museum of African Art

Background And Education

Education And Training

Awards And Honors

Research And Grants

Publications

Selected Publications

  • Article

    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2011. "Impermanent by Design: The Ephemeral in Africa's Tradition-based Arts." African Arts 43 (1):14-27. https://doi.org/10.1162/afar.2010.43.1.14 2011
    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2008. "Fashioning Identity." in TxtStyles/Fashioning Identity (exhibition brochure), 2-9. National Museum of African Art. 2008
    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2008. "Intersections: World Art, Local Lives." African Arts 41 (3):81-83. https://doi.org/10.1162/afar.2008.41.3.81 2008
  • Book

    • Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue From the Collections of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and Camille O. and William H. Cosby Jr..  Ed. Kreamer, Christine.  2014
    • Subler, Craig Allen, Kreamer, Christine Mullen, Young, Robert J. C., and Ballen, Roger. 2013. Lines, Marks, and Drawings: Through the Lens of Roger Ballen. Smithsonian National Museum of African Art in association with DelMonico Books-Prestel. 2013
    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2012. African Cosmos: Stellar Arts. Smithsonian National Museum of African Art; The Monacelli Press. 2012
    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2007. African Vision: The Walt Disney-Tishman African Art Collection. Smithsonian National Museum of African Art in association with Prestel Verlag. 2007
    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen, Roberts, Mary Nooter, Harney, Elizabeth, and Purpura, Allyson. 2007. Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art. Smithsonian Institution in association with 5 Continents Editions. 2007
  • Chapter

    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2014. "William Siegmann, Advocate for Connoisseurship." in Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone, edited by Grootaers, Jan-Lodewijk and Bortolot, Alexander., 120-131. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. 2014
    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2013. "African Cultural Astronomy and the Arts: A Preliminary Enquiry." In Analyzing Art and Aesthetics. Goodyear, Anne Collins and Weitekamp, Margaret A., editors. 186-197. 2013
    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2012. "Framing Practices: Artists Voices and the Power of Self-Representation." in African Art, Interviews, Narratives, edited by Grabski, Joanna and Magee, C., 146-162. Indiana University Press. 2012
    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen, Binkley, David A., Freyer, Bryna M., Nicolls, Andrea, and Purpura, Allyson. 2011. "Building a National Collection of African Art: The Life History of a Museum." in Representing Africa in American Art Museums: A Century of Collecting and Display, edited by Berzock, Kathleen Bickford and Clarke, Christa., 265-288. University of Washington Press. 2011
    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2011. "The Cincinnati Art Museum's Steckelman Collection: Late 19th Century Collecting and Patronage along the Loango Coast." in Representing Africa in American Art Museums: A Century of Collecting and Display, edited by Berzock, Kathleen Bickford and Clarke, Christa., 20-43. University of Washington Press. 2011
    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2008. "Connecting Traditional and Contemporary African Art." in Africa Now! Emerging talents from a continent on the move, edited by Galvani, Marina., 18-23. The World Bank. 2008
    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2007. "Bracelet." in Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the world in the 16th and 17th centuries-- Reference Catalogue, edited by Levenson, Jay A., 73-73. Smithsonian Institution. 2007
    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen. 2007. "Spoon." in Encompassing the globe: Portugal and the world in the 16th and 17th centuries-- Reference Catalogue, edited by Levenson, Jay A., 80-80. Smithsonian Institution. 2007

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  • Book

    • Kreamer, Christine Mullen and Childs, Adrienne L. 2014. Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue From the Collections of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and Camille O. and William H. Cosby Jr., edited by Kreamer, Christine Mullen and Childs, Adrienne L. Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. 2014

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