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Spring 2015 Featured African & African-American

Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series Edited by Leah Dickerman, Elsa Smithgall. Text by Elizabeth Alexander, Rita Dove, Nikky Finney, Terrance Hayes, Tyehimba Jess, Yusef Komunyakaa, Jodi Roberts, Patricia Spears Jones, Natasha Trethewey, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, Crystal Williams, Kevin Young. In 1941, Jacob Lawrence, then just 23 years old, completed a series of 60 small tempera paintings with text captions about the Great Migration, the mass movement of black Americans from the rural South to >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870709647
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Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 192 pgs / 102 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2015 | In stock
Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott Foreword by Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr. Introduction by Isabel Wilkerson. Text by Karen Haas. The first African American photographer to be hired full time by Life magazine, Gordon Parks was often sent on assignments involving social issues that his white colleagues were not asked to cover. In 1950 he >>more
ISBN 9783869309187
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Clth, 10 x 11.5 in. / 144 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 | In stock
Mickalene Thomas: Photographs Mickalene Thomas, known for her large-scale, multitextured and rhinestone-encrusted paintings of domestic interiors and portraits, identifies the photographic image as a defining touchstone for her practice. Thomas began to photograph herself and her mot >>more
ISBN 9781597113144
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Clth, 10 x 13 in. / 120 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/25/2015 | Forthcoming
Black Dolls Edited by Frank Maresca. Text by Margo Jefferson, Faith Ringgold, Lyle Rexer. This book presents over 100 unique handmade African American dolls made between 1850 and 1930 from the collection of Deborah Neff, a Connecticut-based collector and champion of vernacular art. It is believed that African Americans >>more
Radius Books/Mingei Museum, San Diego, CA
ISBN 9781934435892
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Clth, 12 x 9.75 in. / 192 pgs / 80 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015 | In stock
Common Wealth Edited with text by Lowery Stokes Sims. Text by Dennis Carr, Janet L. Comey, Elliot Bostwick Davis, Aiden Faust, Nonie Gadsden, Edmund Barry Gaither, Karen Haas, Erica E. Hirshler, Kelly Hays L'Ecuyer, Taylor L. Poulin, Karen Quinn. The story of African Americans in the visual arts has closely paralleled their social, political and economic aspirations over the last 400 years. From enslaved craftspersons to contemporary painters, printmakers and sculptors, African American artists >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468157
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Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 256 pgs / 145 color.
Pub Date: 01/27/2015 | In stock
Making Africa Edited by Mateo Kries, Amelie Klein. Over the past decade, Africa has experienced a tremendous political, economic and technological transformation. Spearheading this shift is a new generation of entrepreneurs and doers who have opened up a fresh view of this vast >>more
Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783931936525
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Flexi, 9.5 x 13 in. / 352 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/25/2015 | Forthcoming
Pieter Hugo: Kin Text by Ben Okri. Pieter Hugo (born 1976) has garnered critical acclaim for his series of portraits and landscapes, each of which explores a facet of his native South Africa and neighboring African countries, including the film sets of >>more
ISBN 9781597113014
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Clth, 11.75 x 9.25 in. / 164 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 | In stock
Kerry James Marshall: Look See Text by Robert Storr, Hamza Walker. Interview by Angela Choon. Over the course of almost three decades, Kerry James Marshall (born 1955) has produced a complex body of work exploring the representation of African Americans in society, culture and art history. Working across various media >>more
David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701089
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Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 100 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 07/28/2015 | Forthcoming
Trenton Doyle Hancock: Skin and Bones Edited by Betsy Stepina Zinn. Introduction by Valerie Cassel Oliver. Foreword by Bill Arning. Text by Valerie Cassel Oliver, Brooke Davis Anderson. Conversations with Gary Panter, Stanley Whitney. Best known for his exuberant paintings centered around semitragic fictional characters called the Mounds, Trenton Boyle Hancock (born 1974) is also a prolific draftsman. The first in-depth examination of his drawings, collages and works on >>more
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
ISBN 9781933619507
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Pbk, 9.5 x 11.25 in. / 152 pgs / 138 color.
Pub Date: 02/24/2015 | In stock
Kehinde Wiley: The World Stage: Haiti Text by M. Cynthia Oliver, Mike Rogge. The latest in the World Stage series of portraits by Kehinde Wiley (born 1977), this volume presents 13 new paintings, the result of the artist's trip to Haiti—a nation that is often presented as a >>more
Roberts & Tilton
ISBN 9780991488926
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Hbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 64 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 | In stock
Renegades of Rhythm Edited by Johan Kugelberg. Text by DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist, Afrika Bambaataa. This tour book commemorates the Cut Chemist & DJ Shadow Renegades of Rhythm tour, a national tour featuring the two DJs playing Afrika Bambaataa's legendary, 40,000-strong record collection (now archived at Cornell University) as a >>more
ISBN 9781938265983
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Pbk, 7.88 x 10.5 in. / 80 pgs / 50 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 | In stock
The Otolith Group: World 3 Edited by Kodwo Eshun, Anjalika Sagar, Martin Clark, Steinar Sekkingstad. World 3 complements The Otolith Group's exhibition at Bergen Kunsthall, In the Year of the Quiet Sun, which revisits moments from the grand political project of mid-century Pan-Africanism, envisioned by revolutionaries such as W.E.B. Du >>more
Bergen Kunsthall/Casco - Office For Art, Design And Theory
ISBN 9788293101178
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Pbk, 10 x 13 in. / 208 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015 | In stock
The Priest, the Prince, and the Pasha Text by Lawrence M. Berman. Sometime in the early fourth century BC, an unknown Egyptian master carved an exquisite portrait in dark-green stone. The statue that included this head of a priest, likely a citizen of ancient Memphis, may have >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878467969
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Hbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 07/28/2015 | Forthcoming
A Private Passion Text by David A. Binkley. Photographs by Franko Khoury. The Donald and Adele Hall Collection of African art is one of the art world's best-kept secrets. Donald Hall, Chairman of the Board of Hallmark Cards, and his wife, Adele, have long been active participants >>more
Marquand Books
ISBN 9780981576251
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Clth, 9 x 11 in. / 304 pgs / 233 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 | In stock
Romney Müller-Westernhagen: Portraits Text by Romney Müller-Westernhagen. This volume compiles a selection of illustrator, graphic artist, model and photographer Romney Müller-Westernhagen's portraits. Taken between 2010 and 2013, they feature known subjects such as Iris Berben, Boris Becker, Wladimir Klitschko, Andrea Sawatzk >>more
ISBN 9783869308173
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Clth, 9 x 11.75 in. / 146 pgs / 194 color.
Pub Date: 07/28/2015 | Forthcoming
Walter Fernandes: Angola Cinema Edited with preface by Miguel Hurst, Christiane Schulte, Gabriele Stiller-Kern. Text by Maria Alice Correia, F. João Guimarães, Paula Nascimento. Angola Cinema honors the unique, fantastic and unknown architecture of movie theaters in Angola, built in the decades before the end of Portuguese colonial rule in 1975. Initially designed as traditional closed spaces, open-air cinemas >>more
ISBN 9783869307947
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Clth, 11.75 x 8.5 in. / 240 pgs / 467 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 | In stock
Sama Alshaibi: Sand Rushes In Edited with interview by Isabella Ellaheh Hughes. Foreword by Salwa Mikdadi. Text by Alfredo Cramerotti. Sama Alshaibi: Sand Rushes In, the first book by this rising artist, presents work from Silsila, a video and photographic installation that premiered at the 2013 Venice Biennale, as well as other series. Alshaibi's lyrical >>more
ISBN 9781597113083
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Clth, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 112 pgs / 108 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 | In stock

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