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DC Moore Gallery

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Paperback, 9 x 11 in. / 30 pgs / 14 color.

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Catalog: FALL 2011 p. 72   

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Romare Bearden: Idea to Realization

Text by Sarah E. Lewis, Ralph Sessions.

"He intended that the athletic figure, half-black basketball player and half-white hockey player, express 'a kind of unity' among the races that existed more in the world of sports than elsewhere in American society."<p>Ralph Sessions, excerpted from <i>On the Maquettes</i> in <a href="9780982631652.html">Idea to Realization</a>. Featured image, Romare Bearden's <i>Sports: Hartford Mural<i>, 1980, is reproduced from <a href="9780982631652.html">Idea to Realization</a>.One of the undisputed masters of American collage, Romare Bearden (1911-1988) once described collage-making as improvisation, likening it to the creative spontaneity of jazz and blues. Highlighting this approach, Idea to Realization features a rare group of works that blend paint, photographic images and abstracted cut-paper elements. Created as maquettes for murals, mosaics, book jackets and other projects, most of these works have never before been reproduced. The publication includes the striking maquette for “Pittsburgh Recollections,” a bold modernist panorama tracing the city's development that was realized in 1984 as the famed 60-foot-long mosaic of ceramic tiles in downtown Pittsburgh. Bearden frequently collaborated with fellow artists, writers, musicians and choreographers, creating artworks for books and designing book covers, posters, costumes and stage sets, and Idea to Realization also draws attention to the important role of collaboration in Bearden's practice.

"He intended that the athletic figure, half-black basketball player and half-white hockey player, express 'a kind of unity' among the races that existed more in the world of sports than elsewhere in American society."

Ralph Sessions, excerpted from On the Maquettes in Idea to Realization. Featured image, Romare Bearden's Sports: Hartford Mural, 1980, is reproduced from Idea to Realization.

Romare Bearden: Idea to Realization

STATUS: Out of stock indefinitely.

FROM THE BOOK
"Throughout the ages, artists have been truth tellers for our civilizations; they speak about the essence of their society in ways that others cannot or will not. Some such artists have incantatory vision. Romare Bearden was endowed with this gift. In his hands, slashes of textures and color become so active that they could show a complete world and its development across time; his collaged and painted images could inspire a vision of who we might become and remind us of who we had been all along. So well known is his salutary oeuvre that it is hard to image coming upon sterling pieces for the first time as we do in the exhibition Romare Bearden; Idea to Realization/ These infrequently seen maquettes for murals, mosaics and book projects give us a rare glimpse into the creative endeavor of this 'Ellington of twentieth-century painters' from conceptualization to completion."

Sarah E. Lewis, excerpted from New Encounters in Idea to Realization.

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Black Lives 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois at the Paris Exposition

BLACK LIVES 1900: W.E.B. DU BOIS AT THE PARIS EXPOSITION

Introduction by Jacqueline Francis, Stephen G. Hall. Foreword by David Adjaye. Contribution by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

REDSTONE PRESS

ISBN: 9781942884538
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 10/29/2019
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Suzanne Jackson: Five Decades

SUZANNE JACKSON: FIVE DECADES

Edited with text by Rachel Reese. Foreword by Betye Saar. Text by Aberjhani, Tiffany E. Barber, Melanee C. Harvey, Julia Elizabeth Neal.

TELFAIR MUSEUMS

ISBN: 9780933075214
USD $34.95
| CAN $49.95 UK £ 30

Pub Date: 10/22/2019
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Four Generations

FOUR GENERATIONS

GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

ISBN: 9781941366264
USD $55.00
| CAN $75 UK £ 50

Pub Date: 11/26/2019
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Among Others: Blackness at MoMA

AMONG OTHERS: BLACKNESS AT MOMA

Edited with text by Darby English, Charlotte Barat. Text by Mabel O. Wilson, et al.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9781633450349
USD $65.00
| CAN $82

Pub Date: 8/20/2019
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Soul of a Nation

SOUL OF A NATION

D.A.P./TATE

ISBN: 9781942884170
USD $39.95
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Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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30 Americans

30 AMERICANS

Edited by Juan Valadez. Preface by Rubell Family. Text by Franklin Sirmans, Glenn Ligon, Michele Wallace, Robert Hobbs.

RUBELL MUSEUM

ISBN: 9780971634121
USD $45.00
| CAN $62 UK £ 40

Pub Date: 5/21/2019
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Basquiat's "Defacement"

BASQUIAT'S "DEFACEMENT"

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM

ISBN: 9780892075485
USD $29.95
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Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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Jean-Michel Basquiat: Xerox

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT: XEROX

Edited with text by Dieter Buchhart. Text by Christopher Stackhouse, Eric Robertson.

HATJE CANTZ/NAHMAD CONTEMPORARY

ISBN: 9783775745857
USD $60.00
| CAN $85

Pub Date: 10/8/2019
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Purvis Young

PURVIS YOUNG

RUBELL MUSEUM

ISBN: 9780991177059
USD $49.95
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Pub Date: 5/21/2019
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member: Pope.L, 1978–2001

MEMBER: POPE.L, 1978–2001

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633450868
USD $40.00
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Pub Date: 11/19/2019
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Fazal Sheikh & Teju Cole: Human Archipelago

FAZAL SHEIKH & TEJU COLE: HUMAN ARCHIPELAGO

Text by Teju Cole.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958295681
USD $45.00
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Pub Date: 4/23/2019
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Frances Benjamin Johnston: The Hampton Album

FRANCES BENJAMIN JOHNSTON: THE HAMPTON ALBUM

Edited with text by Sarah Hermanson Meister. Contribution by LaToya Ruby Frazier.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9781633450813
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Pub Date: 5/21/2019
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Robin Rhode: Memory Is the Weapon

ROBIN RHODE: MEMORY IS THE WEAPON

Edited with text by Uta Ruhkamp. Foreword by Andreas Beitin. Text by Don Mattera, James Matthews, Robin Rhode, Gladys Thomas.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775746052
USD $55.00
| CAN $75

Pub Date: 11/19/2019
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Martin Puryear: Liberty / Libertà

MARTIN PURYEAR: LIBERTY / LIBERTà

Foreword by Brooke Kamin Rapaport. Text by Anne Wagner, Tobi Haslett, Darby English.

GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

ISBN: 9781941366240
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Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis

KEHINDE WILEY: SAINT LOUIS

Text by Simon Kelly, Hannah Klemm.

ROBERTS PROJECTS

ISBN: 9780991488995
USD $40.00
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Pub Date: 1/22/2019
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Kara Walker: Figa

KARA WALKER: FIGA

Edited by Karen Marta. Preface by Dakis Joannou. Introduction and text by Kara Walker.

DESTE FOUNDATION FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

ISBN: 9786185039325
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 5/21/2019
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Adam Pendleton: Our Ideas

ADAM PENDLETON: OUR IDEAS

PACE GALLERY

ISBN: 9781909406308
USD $40.00
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Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Mark Bradford: Tomorrow Is Another Day

MARK BRADFORD: TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY

GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

ISBN: 9781941366141
USD $60.00
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Pub Date: 6/27/2017
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Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem

INVISIBLE MAN: GORDON PARKS AND RALPH ELLISON IN HARLEM

STEIDL/THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION/THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

ISBN: 9783958291096
USD $45.00
| CAN $60

Pub Date: 6/28/2016
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Black Is A Color

BLACK IS A COLOR

By Elvan Zabunyan.

DIS VOIR

ISBN: 9782914563208
USD $37.50
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Pub Date: 1/15/2006
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Jamel Shabazz: Sights in the City, New York Street Photographs

JAMEL SHABAZZ: SIGHTS IN THE CITY, NEW YORK STREET PHOTOGRAPHS

Introduction by Marla Hamburg Kennedy. Interview by Cheryl Dunn.

DAMIANI

ISBN: 9788862085229
USD $50.00
| CAN $67.5

Pub Date: 4/25/2017
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Charles White: Black Pope

CHARLES WHITE: BLACK POPE

Text by Esther Adler.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633450271
USD $26.95
| CAN $37

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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Betye Saar: Still Tickin'

BETYE SAAR: STILL TICKIN'

Interview by Sara Cochran.

SCOTTSDALE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

ISBN: 9780979893667
USD $45.00
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Pub Date: 8/22/2017
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Leslie Hewitt

LESLIE HEWITT

Edited by Cay Sophie Rabinowitz.

OSMOS BOOKS

ISBN: 9780986166587
USD $65.00
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Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Betye Saar: Uneasy Dancer

BETYE SAAR: UNEASY DANCER

FONDAZIONE PRADA

ISBN: 9788887029673
USD $55.00
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Pub Date: 2/28/2017
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Gordon Parks: Collected Works

GORDON PARKS: COLLECTED WORKS

STEIDL/THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION

ISBN: 9783958292628
USD $145.00
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Pub Date: 5/23/2017
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Jennie C. Jones: Compilation

JENNIE C. JONES: COMPILATION

Edited and text by Valerie Cassel Oliver. Foreword by Bill Arning. Text by Hilton Als, Huey Copeland, George E. Lewis.

GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

ISBN: 9781941366080
USD $50.00
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Pub Date: 1/26/2016
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Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series

JACOB LAWRENCE: THE MIGRATION SERIES

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633450400
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Pub Date: 2/28/2017
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Parkett No. 98: Ed Atkins, Theaster Gates, Lee Kitt, Mika Rottenberg

PARKETT NO. 98: ED ATKINS, THEASTER GATES, LEE KITT, MIKA ROTTENBERG

Edited by Nikki Columbus.

PARKETT

ISBN: 9783907582589
USD $45.00
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Pub Date: 7/26/2016
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Parkett No. 59 Maurizio Cattelan, Yayoi Kusama, Kara Walker

PARKETT NO. 59 MAURIZIO CATTELAN, YAYOI KUSAMA, KARA WALKER

Artwork by Yayoi Kusama, Kara Walker. Edited by Maurizio Cattelan.

PARKETT

ISBN: 9783907582091
USD $32.00
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Pub Date: 10/2/2000
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Martin Puryear

MARTIN PURYEAR

Text by Alex Potts.

MATTHEW MARKS GALLERY

ISBN: 9781880146880
USD $40.00
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Pub Date: 2/23/2016
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Mark Bradford: Merchant Posters

MARK BRADFORD: MERCHANT POSTERS

Text by Malik Gaines, Ernest Hardy, Philippe Vergne, Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson.

GREGORY R. MILLER & CO./ASPEN ART PRESS

ISBN: 9780980024227
USD $50.00
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Pub Date: 3/31/2010
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