Spring 2021 African American Art and Photo Books

Arthur Jafa: MAGNUMB
Edited by Lærke Rydal Jørgensen, Mathias Ussing Seeberg. Foreword by Poul Erik Tøjner. Introduction by Mathias Ussing Seeberg. Text by Nahum Chandler, Jared Sexton, NourbeSe Philip. Conversations with Arthur Jafa, Jacob Holdt, Faith Icecold.

Though he has worked in film and music for decades, American video artist Arthur Jafa only garnered acclaim in the art world in 2016 for his video work Love is the Message, the Message is >>more

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9788793659353
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 204 pgs / 100 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/01/2021 In stock

The Soul of a Nation Reader
Edited with text by Mark Godfrey, Allie Biswas.

What is “Black art”? This question was posed and answered time and time again between 1960 and 1980 by artists, curators and critics deeply affected by this turbulent period of radical social and political upheaval >>more

Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9781941366325
US $39.95 CAN $55.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7.25 x 9 in. / 568 pgs / 35 color.
Pub Date: 06/01/2021 In stock

Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America
Edited with text by Sean Anderson and Mabel O. Wilson. Preface by Robin D. G. Kelley. Text by Emanuel Admassu, Germane Barnes, Adrienne Brown, Sekou Cooke, Milton S. F. Curry, J. Yolande Daniels, Charles L. Davis II, Felecia Davis, Arièle Dionne-Krosnick, Aruna D’Souza, Ifeoma Ebo, Tonya M. Foster, Mario Gooden, Dianne Harris, Walter J. Hood, Olalekan Jeyifous, V. Mitch McEwen, Justin Garrett Moore, David Naguib Pellow, Jennifer Newsom, Audrey Petty, Christina Sharpe, Carla Shedd, Roberta Washington, Michelle Joan Wilkinson, Amanda Williams. Photographic portfolio by David Hartt.

Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America is an urgent call for architects to accept the challenge of reconceiving and reconstructing our built environment rather than continue giving shape to buildings, infrastructure and urban plans that >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451148
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 176 pgs / 185 color.
Pub Date: 03/02/2021 In stock

Camino Road
By Renée Green.

Originally published in 1994, Camino Road is the debut novel of acclaimed New York–based artist and writer Renée Green (born 1959). Set between the late 1970s and early 1980s, and combining the genres of road >>more

Primary Information
ISBN 9781734489781
US $16.00 CAN $22.00 TRADE
Pbk, 4 x 7 in. / 120 pgs / 12 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/13/2021 In stock

Renée Green: Pacing
Foreword by Dan Byers. Text by Renée Green, Nicholas Korody, Fred Moten, Nora M. Alter, Mason Leaver-Yap, William S. Smith, Yvonne Rainer, Gloria Sutton.

American artist Renée Green (born 1959) spent two years engaged with the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University, during which she presented a series of interlinked public programs and exhibitions, culminated with >>more

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University
ISBN 9781735230504
US $50.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 300 pgs / 266 color.
Pub Date: 01/12/2021 In stock

Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal
Introduction by Mark Christman. Text by Jake Nussbaum, Melvin Gibbs, John Corbett, Carlo Ventura, Milford Graves, Blake Bradford.

Milford Graves (born 1941) has been a revelatory force in music since the mid-1960s, liberating the drummer from the role of “timekeeper” to instrumental improviser and giving rise to the free-jazz movement, with groundbreaking performances >>more

Inventory Press/Ars Nova Workshop
ISBN 9781941753378
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 176 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/05/2021 Awaiting stock

Michael von Graffenried: Our Town
Text by Michael von Graffenried.

New Bern is a small city in North Carolina with a population of 30,000, conspicuously composed of 55% white and 33% Black citizens. It was here in 1710 that Christoph von Graffenried of Bern, Switzerland, >>more

ISBN 9783958298835
US $50.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.5 x 8.5 in. / 240 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 06/29/2021 Awaiting stock

Rashid Johnson: The Hikers
Edited by Monica Davis. Text by Heidi Zuckerman, Manuela Moscoso. Interview by Claudia Schreier.

Rashid Johnson (born 1977) is renowned for challenging the assumptions often present in collective notions of Blackness. Based in New York, Johnson is among an influential group of American artists whose work employs a wide >>more

Hauser & Wirth Publishers/Aspen Art Press
ISBN 9780934324915
US $85.00 CAN $119.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 13 in. / 440 pgs / 200 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/25/2021 In stock

Barkley L. Hendricks: Photography
Text by Anna Arabindan-Kesson.

Barkley L. Hendricks (1945–2017) revolutionized postmodern Black portraiture. This volume, the fourth in a five-part series dedicated to Hendricks’ career, focuses on the artist’s photographic oeuvre. Hendricks credited photography as a key facet of his >>more

ISBN 9788857241500
US $25.00 CAN $34.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 96 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 06/08/2021 Awaiting stock

Mario Moore: The Work of Several Lifetimes
Introduction by Jessica Bell Brown. Text by Tracy K. Smith, Imani Perry, Awoye Timpo, V. Mitch McEwen, Ruha Benjamin, Mario Moore.

Over the years, artist and Detroit native Mario Moore (born 1987) has observed that the halls of elite institutions like universities and art museums prominently feature portraits of donors, deans, presidents, board members and scholars, >>more

Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University
ISBN 9781646570157
US $50.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 128 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 07/06/2021 Awaiting stock

Somaya Critchlow: Paintings
Text by Amanda Renshaw.

Somaya Critchlow’s canvases and sketchbooks log an ongoing process of world building. The artist fashions these realms by drawing upon her expansive knowledge of picture-making traditions ranging from the Renaissance to the Rococo. In charting >>more

ISBN 9788857244815
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 144 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 07/27/2021 Awaiting stock

Beyond the Black Atlantic
Text by Roberto Conduru, Katja Gentric, Isabelle Graw, El Hadji Malick Ndiaye, et al.

A groundswell of complex events around the globe have made discussion surrounding the Western, Eurocentric, often prejudiced notion of Blackness even more relevant and controversial in recent years. Social conflicts in Western societies have brought >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903320840
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 98 pgs / 55 color.
Pub Date: 04/13/2021 In stock

1 Million Roses for Angela Davis
Edited with text by Kathleen Reinhardt. Text by Nikita Dhawan, Kata Krasznahorkai, Sophie Lorenz, Doreen Mende, Peggy Piesche, Maria Schubert, Hilke Wagner, Jamele Watkins. Interview with Angela Davis by René de Guzman.

“A Million Roses for Angela Davis” was the motto of a 1970–72 campaign in East Germany in support of US philosopher, communist and Black Power revolutionary Angela Davis, who at the time was being held >>more

Mousse Publishing
ISBN 9788867494392
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 272 pgs / 75 color / 36 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/30/2021 In stock


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