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Fall 2014 Featured African & African-American

LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Notion of Family Interview by Dawoud Bey. Text by Laura Wexler, Dennis C. Dickerson. In this, her first book, LaToya Ruby Frazier (born 1982) offers an incisive exploration of the legacy of racism and economic decline in America's small towns, as embodied by Braddock, Pennsylvania, Frazier's hometown. The work >>more
ISBN 9781597112482
US $60.00 CAN $60.00 FLAT40
Clth, 9.5 x 10.75 in. / 156 pgs / 32 color / 100 duotone.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 Active/In stock
Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa Edited by Betti-Sue Hertz, Frank Smigiel, Dominic Willsdon. Text by Betti-Sue Hertz, Frank Smigiel, Dominic Willsdon, Terry Kurgan, Portia Malatjie, Riason Naidoo, Gabi Ngcobo, Sarah Nuttall, et al. Public Intimacy brings together 25 artists and collectives who disrupt expected images of a country known largely through its apartheid history. The book presents a critical sensibility that existed but was mostly overlooked during apartheid, >>more
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
ISBN 9780982678978
US $30.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 200 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2015 Forthcoming/Awaiting stock
30 Americans Text by Franklin Sirmans, Glenn Ligon, Robert Hobbs, Michele Wallace. Since the 1960s, Miami's Rubell family has collected the works of the most relevant contemporary African American artists as an integral part of their broader mission to collect the most interesting art of our time. >>more
Rubell Family Collection
ISBN 9780982119594
US $39.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 13 in. / 223 pgs / 121 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
The Divine Comedy Edited by Mara Ambroic, Simon Njami. Text by Mara Ambroic, Zdenka Badovinac, Roberto Casati, Johannes Hoff, Achille Mbembe, Simon Njami, Pep Subirˇs. In this luxurious volume, 60 artists from 22 African countries explore Dante's The Divine Comedy, employing a broad range of artistic media such as painting, photography, sculpture, video, installation and performance. Structured as a triptych >>more
ISBN 9783866789319
US $85.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 376 pgs / 212 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/In stock
Kerry James Marshall: Painting and Other Stuff Edited by Nav Haq. Text by Okwui Enwezor, Nav Haq. Interview by Dieter Roelstraete. Kerry James Marshall (born 1955) is widely admired for his painterly and sculptural explorations of Afro-American identity and history, and his attendant critiques of art history and the art economy. Among his well-known works are >>more
ISBN 9789461301260
US $49.95 CAN $49.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 192 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
Kehinde Wiley: The World Stage Jamaica Text by Ekow Eshun. The painting of New York-based Kehinde Wiley (born 1977) fuses portraiture and pattern, situating modern subjects in traditional heroic poses against richly patterned backgrounds. Despite the multitude of layers, the abundance of allusions both tradition >>more
Stephen Friedman Gallery
ISBN 9780957567481
US $40.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Clth, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 59 pgs / 32 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 Active/In stock
Pascale Marthine Tayou: I Love You! Edited by Yilmaz Dziewior. Text by Yilmaz Dziewior, Okwui Enwezor. In his sculptures, drawings, videos and performances--which are frequently interwoven to become opulent, lavish installations-- Cameroonian artist Pascale Marthine Tayou (born 1967) addresses such subjects as national identity, consumerism and the global >>more
Kunsthaus Bregenz
ISBN 9783863355326
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Pbk, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 240 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 Active/Awaiting stock
Mark Bradford: Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank Edited by Susan May, Honey Luard. Text by Christopher Bedford, Mark Bradford, Susan May. Mark Bradford (born 1961) uses materials found in the urban environment such as billboard sheets, posters and newspapers to create expansive, multi-layered paintings comprised entirely of paper. Focused on Bradford's recent body of work inspired >>more
White Cube
ISBN 9781906072780
US $45.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Clth, 8.75 x 12.5 in. / 160 pgs / 103 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 Active/In stock
Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974-1989 Edited by Naima J. Keith. Foreword by Thelma Golden. Text by Courtney J. Martin, Anne Ellegood, Howard Singerman, Ellen Tani, Malik Gaines, Bennett Simpson, Abbe Schriber, Jamillah James. Widely regarded as one of the leading exponents of postminimalist art in the late 1970s, Charles Gaines (born 1944) is known primarily for his photographs, drawings and works on paper that investigate systems, cognition and >>more
The Studio Museum in Harlem
ISBN 9780942949407
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Hbk, 8.75 x 10.25 in. / 168 pgs / 100 color / 70 duotone.
Pub Date: 08/31/2014 Active/In stock
Ruffneck Constructivists Edited and with an introduction by Kara Walker. Foreword by Amy Sadao. Text by Craig L. Wilkins. Ruffneck Constructivists, published to accompany a group exhibition curated by artist Kara Walker, brings together 11 international artists in order to define a contemporary manifesto of urban architecture and change. Inspired by both the Russian >>more
Dancing Foxes Press / Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania
ISBN 9780985337742
US $25.00 CAN $25.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 96 pgs / 81 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2014 Active/In stock
Make a Photo Yourself Edited with introduction by Marie K÷hler. Text by Christiane Kuhlmann. Initiated by artist/photographer Marie K÷hler, the project documented here gathers photographs made by children living in Christoph Schlingensief's Opera Village Africa in Burkina Faso. >>more
Verlag Kettler
ISBN 9783862063321
US $39.95 CAN $39.95 FLAT40
Flexi, 9.5 x 11 in. / 168 pgs / 122 color.
Pub Date: 12/31/2014 Active/In stock
Lard Buurman: Africa Junctions Foreword by N'GonÚ Fall. Text by Chris Abani, Chris Keulemans, Alexander Opper. The photographs of Lard Buurman (born 1969) capture the African city as a site of permanent change and incessant encounter. The images are the result of combining several snapshots in time into a single scene, >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775737913
US $60.00 CAN $60.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 11.75 x 9.75 in. / 204 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2014 Active/In stock

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