Spring 2017 Featured African & African-American

Notable Spring 2018 books and museum catalogues on African and African American artists.

Sights in the City: New York Street Photographs by Jamel Shabazz During the summer of 1980, under the direction of his photographer father, Jamel Shabazz armed himself with a Canon AE1 SLR camera and began to photograph the landscape of his native New York City. Photographing >>more
ISBN 9788862085229
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 70 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | Forthcoming
Sights in the City: New York Street Photographs by Jamel Shabazz This limited edition of 25 copies includes a signed and numbered print, titled “Street Photographers of Times Square” (1982). >>more
ISBN 9788862085274
US $950.00 CAN $1250.00 SDNR30
Special edition, 12 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 70 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
The Matrix: Poems 1960–1970 By N.H. Pritchard. N.H. Pritchard (born 1939) was one of the few black practitioners of the concrete poetry movement, and his book The Matrix is one of just a few books of concrete poetry to have been published >>more
Primary Information / Ugly Duckling Presse
ISBN 9780991558537
US $20.00 CAN $26.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 11 in. / 250 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | Forthcoming
Charles White: Black Pope Text by Esther Adler. The Chicago-born artist Charles White (1918–79) was celebrated during his lifetime for depictions of African-American men, women and children that acquired the name “images of dignity. White’s draftsmanship, his direct address of the social and >>more
The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450271
US $26.95 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 72 pgs / 35 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
Betye Saar: Still Tickin' Interview by Sara Cochran. Betye Saar (born 1926) is a legend. For 60 years, she has created powerful artworks that question traditional roles and representations of African Americans and women in the US, as well as deeply personal works >>more
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
ISBN 9780979893667
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 272 pgs / 172 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
James 'Son Ford' Thomas: The Devil and His Blues Text by David Serlin, William Ferris, Thomas J. Lax, Kinshasha Holman Conwill, Velma Allen, Jonathan Berger. James ‘Son Ford’ Thomas: The Devil and His Blues accompanies the eponymous show at Studio Museum and New York University’s 80WSE Gallery, the largest ever devoted to Thomas’ work. Thomas (1926–1993)—a self-taught African-American artist and >>more
Karma, New York
ISBN 9781942607380
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Pbk, 5.75 x 8.75 in. / 152 pgs / 71 color / 20 duotone.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Leslie Hewitt Edited by Cay Sophie Rabinowitz. Featured in the Guggenheim’s 2015 landmark Photo-Poetics exhibition, New York–based artist Leslie Hewitt (born 1977) is one of the most revered artists working between photography and sculpture. Collaboration has been a central part of Hewitt’s >>more
ISBN 9780986166587
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 144 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
Betye Saar: Uneasy Dancer Edited with text by Mario Mainetti, Chiara Costa, Elvira Dyangani Ose. Foreword by Miuccia Prada, Patrizio Bertelli. Text by Richard J. Powell, Deborah Willis, Kellie E. Jones. Uneasy Dancer brings together over 80 works including installations, assemblages, collages and sculptures by the pioneering Los Angeles artist Betye Saar (born 1926) produced between 1966 and 2016. This handsomely designed volume presents Saar’s work >>more
Fondazione Prada
ISBN 9788887029673
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 10 in. / 320 pgs / 500 duotone.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock
Gordon Parks: Collected Works Edited by Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr., Paul Roth. Text by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Deborah Willis, Maurice Berger, Barbara Baker Burrows, Paul Roth, Gordon Parks. A self-taught polymath, Parks chronicled the African-American experience and retold his own personal history
This five-volume collection surveys five decades of Gordon Parks’ (1912–2006) photography. It is the most extensive publication to document his legendary career. >>more
Steidl/The Gordon Parks Foundation
ISBN 9783958292628
US $99.00 CAN $125.00 TRADE
Clth, 5 vols, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 1,360 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | Forthcoming
Terry Adkins: Soldier Shepherd Prophet Martyr Edited with text by Kendra Paitz. Interviews with Lorna Simpson, Ian Berry, Joshua Mosley, et al. The first survey of videos by multimedia artist and musician Terry Adkins (1953–2014), this catalog features 12 videos created between 1998 and 2013, with installation views, stills and interviews. >>more
University Galleries of Illinois State University
ISBN 9780945558378
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 108 pgs / 79 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Santu Mofokeng: Stories 5-7 Edited by Santu Mofokeng, Joshua Chuang. Johannesburg-based photographer Santu Mofokeng (born 1956) first began to dedicate himself to portraying everyday experience in South African townships in 1985, first as a member of the Afrapix collective, and then as a documentary photographer >>more
ISBN 9783958292772
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Pbk, 3 vols, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 112 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
Asmara: Africa’s Jewel of Modernity Edited by Jochen Visscher. Photographs by Stefan Boness. The Northeastern African nation of Eritrea spent much of the early 20th century as a colony of Italy, and more recently shook off another invader, Ethiopia. Its capital city, which dates back more than 700 >>more
ISBN 9783868594355
US $19.95 CAN $25.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 8 in. / 96 pgs / 82 color.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | In stock
CS Studio Architects: Carin Smuts, Urs Schmid Text by Pierre Frey. CS Studio is the first monograph on the South African architecture practice founded in 1989. The agency has long embraced projects of a deeply social and political nature, initially fighting against apartheid and then against >>more
ISBN 9782330066079
US $39.00 CAN $50.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 7.75 x 10 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Michaela Meise: Eshi Addis Ababa Text by Michaela Meise. Eshi Addis Ababa, by German artist Michaela Meise (born 1976), is a kind of architectural guide through Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. One emphasis is its relationship to East Germany, with pictures of the former >>more
Koenig Books
ISBN 9783863358549
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 5 x 8 in. / 176 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Candice Breitz: Love Story Edited by Ulrike Groos, Carolin Wurzbacher. Text by Erika Balsom, Sven Beckstette, Tom Holert. Working in large-scale video installation and photography, South African artist Candice Breitz (born 1972) addresses the cultural processes that shape individuals. Love Story focuses on a new work created for the exhibition Candice Breitz: Ponderosa >>more
ISBN 9783735602183
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 144 pgs / 172 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Reenchantments Edited by Simon Njami. Text by Mara Ambroži´c, et al. Published to accompany the Biennale of Contemporary African Art in Dakar, Senegal, curated by French art critic Simon Njami, Re-enchantments Volume 1 addresses the works of the 65 participating artists, including Kader Attia, Fatima Mazmouz, >>more
ISBN 9783735602442
US $49.95 CAN $64.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 320 pgs / 216 color / 64 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Contours Edited by Simon Njami. Text by Mara Ambroži´c, et al. A second volume published to mark the Biennale of Contemporary African Art in Dakar, Senegal, Contours provides a comprehensive view of contemporary African art through Dak’Art, one of the most important art forums on the >>more
ISBN 9783735602473
US $49.95 CAN $64.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 320 pgs / 103 color / 8 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Isaac Julien: Playtime & Kapital Text by Aebhric Coleman, Amanda de la Garza, Stuart Hall, Sarah Thornton, Issac Julien, Steven Varni. Playtime & Kapital documents the eponymous video pieces by London-based artist Isaac Julien (born 1960). Through interviews with various characters––including James Franco and Marxist theorist David Harvey––the work reflects on how capital operates in our >>more
ISBN 9788416282579
US $19.95 CAN $25.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 128 pgs / 25 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming

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