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Spring 2019 Featured African and African-American

This season, MoMA releases "Among Others: Blackness at MoMA," an expansive collection of essays on nearly 200 works in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art and the first substantial exploration of MoMA’s uneven historical relationship with black artists, black audiences and the broader subject of racial blackness, while Steidl will publish "Fazal Sheikh & Teju Cole: Human Archipelago," a collaboration between photographer and critic that meditates on the plight of displaced people and refugees around the world. Other highlights include Frances Benjamin Johnson's photograph of the all-black and Native American school, Hampton Institute and monographs on Betye Saar, Amy Sherald, Kerry James Marshall, Kehinde Wiley, Kara Walker, Adam Pendleton, David Goldblatt, Autumn Knight, Robin Rhode and Sanford Biggers—among other tites.

Among Others: Blackness at MoMA
Edited with text by Darby English, Charlotte Barat. Text by Mabel O. Wilson, et al.

This expansive collection of essays on nearly 200 works in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art is the first substantial exploration of MoMA’s uneven historical relationship with black artists, black audiences and the >>more

The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450349
US $65.00 CAN $82.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 488 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 Awaiting stock


Fazal Sheikh & Teju Cole: Human Archipelago
Text by Teju Cole.

For the past 25 years, Fazal Sheikh has highlighted the plight of displaced people and refugees around the world. He has photographed people driven from their homes by war as well as those upended by >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958295681
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Clth, 6 x 8.75 in. / 256 pgs / 19 color / 72 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock


Frances Benjamin Johnston: The Hampton Album
Edited with text by Sarah Hermanson Meister. Contribution by LaToya Ruby Frazier.

Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864–1952), credited as the first female photojournalist in the United States, was commissioned in 1899 to photograph the Hampton Institute, then a 30-year-old institution dedicated to the education of young African American >>more

The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450806
US $175.00 CAN $240.00 SDNR30
Deluxe edition, 13.5 x 9.75 in. / 312 pgs / 173 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock


Frances Benjamin Johnston: The Hampton Album
Edited with text by Sarah Hermanson Meister. Contribution by LaToya Ruby Frazier.

A portrait of one of the earliest African American and Native American colleges, from an album found in a bookstore by Lincoln Kirstein
Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864–1952), credited as the first female photojournalist in the >>more

The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450813
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 9 in. / 192 pgs / 173 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock


Betye Saar: Black Girl’s Window
Text by Christophe Cherix, Esther Adler.

Made at a critical juncture in Betye Saar’s (born 1926) career, the enigmatic assemblage Black Girl’s Window (1969) was recognized by the artist as a crucial link between her past and future even at the >>more

The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450769
US $14.95 CAN $19.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7.25 x 9 in. / 48 pgs / 35 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock


Amy Sherald
Edited by Eddie Silva. Foreword by Lisa Melandri. Text by Erin Christovale.

This is the first monograph on Baltimore artist Amy Sherald (born 1973), and coincides with her first solo museum show at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. Sherald, best known for her stunning and iconic >>more

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
ISBN 9780988997097
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 36 pgs / 17 color.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 In stock


Kerry James Marshall: Inside Out
Edited by Carla Cugini. Text by Elena Filipovic.

Legendary Chicago-based painter Kerry James Marshall (born 1955) is as much an astute social critic and incredible authority on art history as he is a painter’s painter. In addition to reproductions of paintings, this book >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960983941
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 FLAT40
Clth, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 92 pgs / 41 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 Not available


Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis
Text by Simon Kelly, Hannah Klemm.

Published for the artist's solo exhibition at the Saint Louis Art Museum, this new series of paintings by Brooklyn-based painter Kehinde Wiley (born 1977) reenvisions the museum's holdings as a starting point for succinct observations >>more

Roberts Projects
ISBN 9780991488995
US $40.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 13 in. / 60 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 In stock


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

Kara Walker’s (born 1969) Figa, a sculpture monumental in both size and symbol, was installed at the DESTE Foundation’s Hydra Slaughterhouse in 2017. Once a part of Walker’s colossal 2014 installation A Subtlety at the >>more

DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art
ISBN 9786185039325
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 88 pgs / 75 color / 21 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock


Adam Pendleton: Our Ideas
Edited by Alec Mapes-Frances, Stephen Squibb. Text by Adam Pendleton, Suzanne Hudson, Alec Mapes-Frances. Contributions by Yvonne Rainer, Adrienne Edwards.

The work of New York–based artist Adam Pendleton (born 1984) is animated by what he calls “Black Dada,” a critical articulation of blackness, abstraction and the avant-garde. Drawing from an archive of language and images, >>more

Pace Gallery
ISBN 9781909406308
US $40.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 10.75 in. / 172 pgs / 116 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock


Festac ´77: 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture
Text by Alioune Diop, Barkley Hendricks, Audre Lorde, Dominique Malaquais, Marilyn Nance, Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi, J.D. Okhai Ojeikere, Elvira Dyangani Ose, Betye Saar, Wole Soyinka.

Early in 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from Africa and the Black diaspora assembled in Lagos for FESTAC ’77, the 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture. The >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960984498
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 352 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock


David Goldblatt: The Last Interview
Edited with text by Alexandra Dodd.

Accompanied by a selection of some of David Goldblatt’s (1930–2018) lesser-known photographs, this distilled dialogue is drawn directly from the recordings of a roving conversation with the photographer conducted three months before his death in >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958295599
US $35.00 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Clth, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 80 pgs / 20 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock


David Goldblatt: Some Afrikaners Photographed
Text by Antjie Krog, Ivor Powell.

David Goldblatt (1930–2018) began working on Some Afrikaners Photographed (1975) in 1963. He had sold his father’s clothing store where he worked, and become a full-time photographer. The ruling Afrikaner National Party—many of its leaders >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958295513
US $65.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clth, 10.25 x 11 in. / 204 pgs / 104 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock


David Goldblatt: Ex Offenders at the Scene of Crime
Text by Brenda Goldblatt.

The origins of this book lie in David Goldblatt’s (1930–2018) simple observation that many of his fellow South Africans are the victims of often violent crime. And so began Ex Offenders at the Scene of >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958295582
US $65.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clth, 19 x 13 in. / 56 pgs / 55 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 Awaiting stock


Metabolism of an Emerging Town in Ethiopia
Edited by Marco Ranzato, Luisa Moretto, Ahmed Khan.

The emergence of densely populated towns within extremely rural landscapes is the hallmark of urbanization in Ethiopia. This book examines one such town, Amdework. The authors construct a profile that reveals a broader geographic view >>more

JOVIS
ISBN 9783868595314
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 192 pgs / 44 color / 68 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 In stock


Autumn Knight: In Rehearsal
Text by Ryan N. Dennis, Jennifer Doyle, Cynthia Oliver, Amy L. Powell, Sandra Ruiz.

This first comprehensive publication on New York–based interdisciplinary artist Autumn Knight documents her performances addressing the regulation of African American female bodies. Accompanying these images are scores and notes, text by performance studies scholars and >>more

Krannert Art Museum/Project Row Houses
ISBN 9781883015503
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 10.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 77 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock


Robin Rhode: The Geometry of Colour
Edited by Ashraf Jamal. Interview by Jean Wainwright. Text by Sean O’Toole.

Robin Rhode's (born 1976) stunning, colorful works on a wall in Johannesburg, comprised of a mural, a performer and a photograph of the two, have turned to using the illusion of perfectibility inherent in geometry >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857236537
US $40.00 CAN $55.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 168 pgs / 269 color.
Pub Date: 03/19/2019 In stock


Sanford Biggers
Edited with foreword by Lisa Melandri. Text by Naomi Beckwith, Christa J. Clarke, Khalil Gibran Muhammad.

In his BAM series, Harlem-based interdisciplinary artist Sanford Biggers (born 1970) uses sculpture, video and quilt paintings to honor and memorialize black victims of police gun violence in America. This catalog, the first publication to >>more

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
ISBN 9780997736403
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 52 pgs / 24 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock


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