Fall 2016 Featured African & African-American

Notable Fall 2016 books and museum catalogues on African and African American artists include a Jean-Michel Basquiat monograph from Hatje Cantz, chronicling his infamous treatment of language through graffiti and artwork; Reel Art Press' collection of unpublished Muhammad Ali photos, with the legendary boxer preparing for his historic 1974 fight with George Foreman; selected works from Gordon Parks, the first African-American photographer for Vogue and Life magazines, surveying a career that captured the Civil Rights Movement, fashion and the arts; Damiani's monograph on Carrie Mae Weems and her Kitchen Table Series, the story of one woman’s life as conducted in the intimate setting of her kitchen; as well as several titles and exhibition catalogues on William Kentridge, The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art, Andrea Robbins & Max Becher, Harry Callahan, Robin Rhode, Rodney McMillian, and more.

Jean-Michel Basquiat: Words Are All We Have Edited with text by Dieter Buchhart.

Language in the art of Jean-Michel Basquiat, from graffiti to word as motif

In the wild New York of the 1980s, Jean-Michel Basquiat was the first African-American artist to receive art-world attention. The complexity and trailblazing >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741842
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.5 x 12.25 in. / 208 pgs / 103 color.
Pub Date: 12/01/2016 | Forthcoming

Muhammad Ali: Fighter's Heaven 1974 Foreword by D.A. Pennebaker.

In this previously unpublished photo-essay, the legendary boxer Muhammed Ali is captured up close and unguarded in the run-up to the "Rumble in the Jungle"

In October 1974, Muhammad Ali attempted to regain the world heavyweight >>more
Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526389
US $49.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / 105 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 | In stock

Gordon Parks: I Am You Edited with text by Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr., Felix Hoffman. Injustice, violence, the Civil Rights Movement, fashion and the arts--Gordon Parks captured half a century of the vast changes to the American cultural landscape in his multifaceted career. I Am You: Selected Works 1934–1978 reveals >>more
Steidl/The Gordon Parks Foundation/C/O Berlin
ISBN 9783958291829
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color & b&w.
Pub Date: 11/22/2016 | Forthcoming
Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen Table Series Text by Sarah Lewis, Adrienne Edwards. The 20 photographs and 14 text panels that make up Kitchen Table Series tell a story of one woman’s life as conducted in the intimate setting of her kitchen. The kitchen, one of the primary >>more
Damiani/Matsumoto Editions
ISBN 9788862084710
US $3000.00 CAN $4100.00 SDNR20
Special edition, 10.9 x 14 in. / 86 pgs / 34 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
William Kentridge: Thick Time Edited with text by Iwona Blazwick. Text by Homi Bhabha, Sabine Breitwieser, Michael Juul Holm, Joseph Koerner, Achille Mbembe, Denise Wendel. William Kentridge (born 1955) is a beloved figure, heralded for his work in drawing, film animation, sculpture and performance. Published to accompany a major exhibition which tours to four venues in Europe, William Kentridge: Thick >>more
Whitechapel Gallery
ISBN 9780854882502
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | Forthcoming
Four Generations: The Joyner Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art Edited by Courtney J. Martin. Introduction by Mary Schmidt Campbell. Text by Chris Bedford, Joost Boosland, Mark Bradford, Alexis Clark, Nicholas Cullinan, Mark Godfrey, Norman L. Kleeblatt, et al. The Joyner Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art is widely recognized as one of the most significant collections of modern and contemporary work by African and African Diasporan artists, and Four Generations draws upon the collection's >>more
Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9781941366103
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10.25 in. / 336 pgs / 270 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
Theaster Gates: Black Archive Edited with text by Thomas D. Trummer. Text by Romi Crawford. The transformation of everyday and urban detritus is one of Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates’ (born 1973) fundamental artistic strategies. It is an approach that the works in this volume, some of which have been especially >>more
Kunsthaus Bregenz
ISBN 9783863359133
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 208 pgs / 70 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/22/2016 | Forthcoming
Rodney McMillian Edited by Anthony Elms, Naima J. Keith. Text by Charles Gaines, Rita Gonzalez, Dave McKenzie, Steven Nelson. For more than a decade, Los Angeles–based artist Rodney McMillian (born 1969) has worked in sculpture, painting, video and performance to explore the intersections of race, class, gender and socioeconomic policy.
Copublished by the Institute of >>more
The Studio Museum in Harlem/Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsyl
ISBN 9780942949438
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 168 pgs / 121 color.
Pub Date: 12/27/2016 | Forthcoming
Robin Rhode: Tension Text by Andrea Bellini, Michele Robecchi. The Cape Town–born, Berlin-based multidisciplinary artist Robin Rhode (born 1976) engages photography, performance, drawing and sculpture to create arrestingly beautiful narratives that are brought to life using materials such as soap, charcoal, chalk and paint. >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775741606
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 9 in. / 232 pgs / 450 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
Senga Nengudi Text by Rizvana Bradley, Jessica Bell Brown, Ellen Tani. In the 1970s, Colorado-based artist Senga Nengudi (born 1943) worked in Los Angeles as part of an emerging community of African American artists that engaged with multiple radical political movements underway in the US and >>more
Dominique Lévy
ISBN 9781944379025
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 12.5 in. / 92 pgs / 24 color / 19 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/26/2016 | In stock
Harry Callahan: Morocco One of the foremost American photographers of the 20th century, Harry Callahan (1912–99) explored the expressive possibilities of both color and black-and-white photography from the outset of his career. Following his retirement from teaching at >>more
Steidl/Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
ISBN 9783958291669
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 9 in. / 56 pgs / 23 color.
Pub Date: 12/01/2016 | Forthcoming
Andrea Robbins & Max Becher: Black Cowboys Photgraphs by Andrea Robbins, Max Becher. In the popular imagination, the cowboy has long been identified as white--but at the height of the cattle-ranching period in the 19th century, more than one third of cowboys were African American. Black cowboy culture >>more
La Fabrica
ISBN 9788416248544
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 176 pgs / 92 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 | In stock
Up Up: Stories of Johannesburg’s Highrises Edited by Nele Dechmann, Fabian Jaggi, Katrin Murbach, Nicola Ruffo. Photographs by Mpho Mokgadi. Up Up presents a selection of buildings in the inner city of Johannesburg, focusing on the tall modernist towers that stood out at the time they were constructed. Witnesses to profound shifts in the political >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740937
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 10.75 in. / 334 pgs / 265 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 | In stock
Change the Way You Move! Edited by Konrad Otto-Zimmermann. Text by Tobias Kuttler, Theresa Zimmermann. For the month-long EcoMobility World Festival, the city of Johannesburg challenged commuters to change the way that they move, facilitating a shift from the private car to public transport, cycling or walking. >>more
ISBN 9783868594249
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 8.25 in. / 88 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | In stock
Rashid Johnson Edited by Ruth Addison, Kate Fowle. Introduction by Anton Belov. Text by Kate Fowle, Rashid Johnson. Since 2001, Rashid Johnson (born 1977) has risen to international attention with his powerfully visual statements on contemporary culture. Working across painting, photography, sculpture, installation, video and performance, the artist has charted a trajectory that >>more
Garage Museum of Contemporary Art
ISBN 9785905110719
US $15.00 CAN $19.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 9 x 9 in. / 80 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | In stock
Rashid Johnson: Anxious Men Text by Claire Gilman, Jeremy Sigler, Cheryl Johnson-Odim. Universally accessible and employing common visual tropes such as the monochrome and the grid, Johnson's work is also self-referential, making specific allusion to his upbringing in Chicago and the Afro-centric values of his parents. In >>more
The Drawing Center
ISBN 9780942324938
US $20.00 CAN $26.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 51 pgs / 17 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
African Futures Edited by Lien Heidenreich, Sean O'Toole. Text by Achille Mbembe, Ntone Edjabe, et al. In this review, African artists, scholars and cultural producers share their positions on the future of literature, film, performance, the visual arts, music and science. Artists include Keziah Jones, Spoek Mathambo, Just A Band, Gato >>more
ISBN 9783735601865
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 68 color / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
Separate Cinema: The First 100 Years of Black Poster Art Edited by John Duke Kisch, Tony Nourmand. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Text by John Duke Kisch, Peter Doggett. Afterword by Spike Lee. This magnificent volume is a celebration of the first 100 years of black film poster art. A visual feast, these images recount the diverse and historic journey of the black film industry from the earliest >>more
Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526068
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 320 pgs / 270 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/06/2014 | In stock

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