Mr. Hart Leroi Bibbs, brother of Palestine Neighborhood Development Corporation President Thomas O. Bibbs, plays the role of Hershel in this film and has a speaking part in the first five minutes...........
Bibbs, Hart Leroy. (b. Kansas City, MO, 1930; active Kansas City, MO, 2004)
Bibliography and Exhibitions MONOGRAPHS AND SOLO EXHIBITIONS: BIBBS, HART LE ROI.
Poly Rhythms to Freedom.
New York: Self published, 1964.
40 pp. First book, published under altered middle name of LeRoi, hereafter Leroy. 8vo (22 cm.), stapled lettered red wrappers. First ed. BIBBS, HART LEROI.
Diet book for junkies.
Self-published novel. [Also published in French as Camétude, livre de recettes. Translated "de l'americain" par Marie Beach; et adapté par Claude Pelieu; intro. de Claude Pelieu. Paris: C. Bourgois, 1969.] 8vo, wraps. First ed. BIBBS, HART LEROY.
Hey Now Hey.
Nice [France]: Editions CEF, 1972.
45 pp., errata. Poetry. 8vo, red wraps. First ed. BIBBS, HART LEROY.
Le Newk et Le Bean.
Paris: IACP, 1983.
24 pp. (12 numbered sheets), 8 full-page abstract color long-exposure photos. A satirical fable about a metaphysical artist and a musician, and about the birth of jazz, illustrated by the photographs. Trans. into French. 4to, loose card sheets, laid in black pictorial paper folder. Limited ed. of 1974 copies. BIBBS, HART LEROY.
Paris Jazz Seen.
New York: D'Og House, 1980.
40 pp., color photos of fifteen musicians performing in 1960s Paris. Includes: Count Basie, Marion Brown, Kenny Clarke, Sonny Murray, Alan Silva, Memphis Slim, et al. 4to (30 cm.), wraps. JOANS, TED and HART LEROY BIBBS.
Double Trouble: poems.
Paris: Revue Noire, Editions Bleu Outremer, 1992.
119 pp., illus., photos (4 in color). Preface by James Emanuel. Two-part book of poems and images by two Beat generation artist-writers. Pages 7-56 are devoted to Ted's poems; with the rest devoted to Hart Leroy Bibbs's poems, photos, and excerpts from plays. 8vo (21 cm.), pictorial stiff wraps. First ed. Paris (France)..
HART LEROY BIBBS.
Solo exhibition of photographs. GENERAL BOOKS AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS: ATLANTA (GA). Art on 5 Gallery.
Southern Hospitality: The Annual International Collector's Show.
July 22-24, 2005.
Exhibition of over 50 African American artists including: Charles Bibbs, Kenneth Gatewood, Paul Goodnight, Dante, Henry Battle, Lashun Beal, Pat Bohannon, Cecil Bernard, James Brooks, Poncho Brown, Stacy Brown, Ted Ellis, Gerald Ivey, Kelvin Henderson, Lester Kern, Edwin Lester, Frank Morrison, Marcella Muhammad, Johnny Myers, William Tolliver, Carl Owens, Maurice Evans, Harold Rigaud, Lavarne Ross, Rondelle, Phyllis Stephens, Christopher Thomas, Andre Thompson, Roederick Vines, Wak, Margret Warfield, Don Wilson, Gilbert Young. BEAUCHAMP, LINCOLN T., JR, ed..
BluesSpeak: The Best of the Original Chicago Blues Annual.
Urbana: University of Illinois, 2010.
192 pp., 61 b&w photos. Includes two pieces of writing by Hart Leroy Bibbs: "The Bean and the Newk" (orig. published in Issue #2) and "Now Mother of Time" (from Issue #7.) Articles, interviews, fiction, and poetry from the Original Chicago Blues Annual, one of music history's most significant periodical blues publications. Founded and operated from 1989 to 1995 by Chicago-based African American musician and entrepreneur Lincoln T. Beauchamp Jr. 4to (11 x 8.5 in.), cloth. BISCEGLIA, JACQUES.
Black & White Fantasy.
Editions Corps 9, Troèsnes, 1984.
127 photos by French Jazz photographer Bisceglia; writings include texts by Marc Garanger, Jean-Pierre Leloir, Hart Leroy Bibbs, Abbey Lincoln and Marion Brown. FABRE, MICHEL.
From Harlem to Paris: Black American Writers in France, 1840-1980.
University of Illinois Press, 1991.
358 pp. Although the focus is on writers, musicians and visual artists are mentioned as well. Artists mentioned include: Josephine Baker, Richmond Barthé, Hart Leroy Bibbs, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Ed Clark, Beauford Delaney, Palmer Hayden, Hector Hyppolite, Ted Joans, Clarence Major, Sam Middleton, Gordon Parks, Elizabeth Prophet, Henry O. Tanner, Melvin Van Peebles, Eugene Warburg, Hale Woodruff. Passing mention of numerous others such as Larry Potter, Walter Coleman, Agustín Cardenas, Wifredo Lam (as Wilfredo), Hervé Télémaque, et al. [Fabre's earlier "Les Noirs Americains" (Paris: Librarie Armand Colin, 1970) had mentioned only 8 black visual artists Jacob Lawrence, Palmer Hayden, Charles White, Charles Alston, Richmond Barthé, Lawrence Taylor, Beulah Woodward, Richard Hunt.] 8vo (9.3 x 6.2 in.), cloth, d.j. First ed. PARIS (France). Revue noire.
Revue noire 3: African Photographers (mai 1992).
56 pp., b&w and color illus. Dual lang. text French / English. Ed. by Jean Loup Pivin and Pascal Martin. Photos by Fani-Kayode & Alex Hirst, Pierre Verger, Roger Dorsinville, Drum Magazine, Bongani Mnguni, Bouna Medoune Seye, Amadou Gaye, Alain Hermann, Begau, Alfred Lyobhebhe, Hart Leroy Bibbs, Angèle Etoundi Essamba, Addison N. Scurlock, Jarvis Grant, Gene Young. Cinema: Djibril Diop Mambety. Tall 4to (33 x 23 cm.), wraps. First ed. PIVIN, JEAN LOUP.
The Redemption of Evil.
In: Revue Noire 3 (December 1991). Discussion and illus. of photographs by Angèle Essamba, Hart Leroy Bibbs, Alfred Iyobhebhe, Bill Akwa Betote (b. Uganda, 1963, of Indian descent); passing mention of Zarina Bhimji. ROSEMONT, FRANKLIN and ROBIN D.G. KELLEY, eds.
Black, Brown & Beige: Surrealist Writings from Africa and the Diaspora.
University of Texas Press, 2009.
416 pp., illus., afterword, bibliog., index. Includes writings on or by Amiri Baraka, Romare Bearden, Hart Leroy Bibbs, Melvin Edwards, Tyree Guyton (1991 interview by Maurice Greenia); Ted Joans, Wifredo Lam, Cecil Taylor, Hervé Telemaque, Malangatana Valente Ngwenya, Patrick Turner, SUN RA, et al. Along with well-known writers such as Aimé Cesaire, this anthology includes many poet-musicians, artist-musicians, poet-artists who emphasized visual arts over their other artistic practices most or some of the time. It is entirely appropriate that surrealism should be the key to this huge unexplored multi-practice realm. 8vo (9 x 6.1 in.), cloth, d.j. First ed. SAN FRANCISCO (CA). Bomani Gallery.
Paris Connections: African American artists in Paris.
Fort Bragg: Q.E.D. Press, 1992.
95 pp. exhib. cat., 25 color plates (16 full-page), biogs. and exhibs. of 17 artists, bibliog., index, bibliogs. Bomani Asake and Belvie Rooks, eds. Texts by Theresa Leininger, Ted Joans, Marie-Francoise Sanconie. In English and French. Curated by Raymond Saunders. Artists included: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Romare Bearden, Arthur Beatty, Hart Leroy Bibbs, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Ed Clark, Robert Colescott, Beauford Delaney, Herbert Gentry, Sam Gilliam, Bill Hutson, Lois Mailou Jones, John W. Outterbridge, Larry Potter, Faith Ringgold, Raymond Saunders, Bob Thompson. 4to (25 cm.), wraps. First ed. WILLIS, DEBORAH, ed.
Black Photographers: 1940-1988, An Illustrated Bio-Bibliography.
New York: Garland, 1989.
483 pp., over 350 illus. The most comprehensive list of Black photographers to date, with brief biographical entries on many artists and a few bibliographical entries on approximately half of the hundreds of names. Photographers included in Willis's earlier book, Black Photographers 1840-1940, receive only a brief notation here. An indispensable reference work. Artists discussed include: Salimah Ali, Omobowale Ayorinde, J. Edward Bailey, III, Anthony Barboza, Donnamarie Barnes, Vanessa Barnes-Hillian, Fay D. Bellamy, Lisa Bellamy, Dawoud Bey, Hart Leroy Bibbs, Bonnie Brisset, Barbara Brown, Lisa Brown, Millie Burns, Muriel Agatha Fortune Bush, Cynthia D. Cole, Juanita Cole, Cary Beth Cryor, Tere L. Cuesta, Fikisha Cumbo, Phyllis Cunningham, Pat Davis, Carmen DeJesus, Lydia Ann Douglas, Barbara Dumetz, Joan Eda, Sharon Farmer, Phoebe Farris, Valeria "Mikki" Ferrill, Collette V. Fournier, Roland L. Freeman, Rennie George, Bernadette F. B. Gibson, Anthony Gleaton, Dorothy Gloster, Lydia Hale-Hammond, Gail Adelle Hansberry, Inge Hardison, Teenie Harris, Madeleine Hill, Zebonia Hood, Vera Jackson, Louise Jefferson, Michelle M. Jeffries, Brent Jones, Brian V. Jones, Julia Jones, Kenneth G. Jones, Marvin T. Jones, Leah Jaynes Karp, Irene C. Kellogg, Lucius King, Romulo Lachatanere, Allie Sharon Larkin, George Larkins, Archy La Salle, Abe C. Lavalais, Joyce Lee, Sa'Longo J.R. Lee, Carl E. Lewis, Harvey James Lewis, Matthew Lewis, Roy Lewis, Fern Logan, Edie Lynch, Peter Magubane, Jimmie Mannas, Louise Martin, Mickey Mathis, Carroll T. Maynard, Rhashidah Elaine McNeill, Marlene Montoute, Michelle Morgan, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, Marilyn Nance, Yvonne Payne, Patricia Phipps, Ellen Queen, Phillda Ragland, Arkili-Casundria Ramsess, Odetta Rogers, Veronica Saddler, Lloyd Saunders, Cheryl Shackelton, Victoria Simmons, Coreen Simpson, Lorna Simpson, Clarissa T. Sligh, Ming Smith, Toni Smith, Charlynn Spencer Pyne, Jo Moore Stewart, Celeste P. Stokes, Elisabeth Sunday, Elaine Tomlin, Sandra Turner-Bond, Jacqueline La Vetta Van Sertima, Dixie Vereen, William Onikwa Wallace, Sharon Watson-Mauro, Carrie Mae Weems, Dolores West, Judith C. White, Elizabeth "Tex" Williams, Lucy Williams, Pat Ward Williams, Deborah Willis, Carol R. Wilson, Jonni Mae Wingard, Ernest Withers, and many, many others. Not all listed in this description, but all individual photographers are cross-listed. Large stout 4to, pictorial boards, no d.j. (as issued). First ed.
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