Fall 2020 African American Art and Photo Books

Kara Walker: A Black Hole Is Everything a Star Longs to Be
Edited with text by Anita Haldemann. Foreword by Kara Walker. Text by Maurice Berger, Aria Dean.

This gorgeous 600-page volume provides an exciting opportunity to delve into the creative process of Kara Walker, one of the most celebrated artists working in the United States today. Primarily recognized for her monumental installations, >>more

ISBN 9783037645574
US $65.00 CAN $91.00 TRADE
Clth, 8.25 x 11 in. / 600 pgs / 722 color.
Pub Date: 02/02/2021 Awaiting stock

Assembling a Black Counter Culture
By DeForrest Brown, Jr.

In Assembling a Black Counter Culture, writer and musician DeForrest Brown, Jr, provides a history and critical analysis of techno and adjacent electronic music such as house and electro, showing how the genre has been >>more

Primary Information
ISBN 9781734489736
US $16.00 CAN $22.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 80 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/25/2021 Awaiting stock

The Wayland Rudd Collection
Edited with introduction by Yevgeniy Fiks. Text by Kate Baldwin, Joy Gleason Carew, Jonathan Flatley, Lewis Gordon, Raquel Greene, Harmony Holiday, Christina Kiaer, Maxim Matusevich, Vladimir Paperny, Meredith Roman, Jonathan Shandell, Marina Temkina, et al.

Wayland Rudd (1900-52) was an African American actor who moved to the Soviet Union in 1932 and lived there until his death in 1952. He appeared in numerous Soviet films and theatrical performances, and served >>more

Ugly Duckling Presse
ISBN 9781946433275
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Clth, 7 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 70 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/30/2021 Awaiting stock

Lorraine O’Grady: Both/And
Edited with text by Catherine Morris, Aruna D’Souza. Preface by Ann Pasternak. Text by Harry Burke, Malik Gaines, Zoe Whitley, Stephanie Sparling Williams. Timeline by A.L. Ricard. Interview by Catherine Lord.

Conceptual performance artist Lorraine O'Grady burst into the contemporary art world in 1980 dressed in a gown made of 180 pairs of white gloves and wielding a chrysanthemum-studded whip. For the next three years, O’Grady >>more

Dancing Foxes Press/Brooklyn Museum
ISBN 9780872731868
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 10.25 in. / 204 pgs / 120 color / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/25/2021 Awaiting stock

AFRICOBRA: Messages to the People
Foreword by Chana Sheldon. Text by Leslie Guy, Jeffreen Hayes.

AfriCOBRA (African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists) was founded on the South Side of Chicago in 1968 by a group of five young Black artists. Today, it is one of the oldest continuously active American >>more

Gregory Miller/Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
ISBN 9781941366301
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 01/05/2021 Awaiting stock

In Search of African American Space
Edited with text by Jeffrey Hogrefe, Scott Ruff, Carrie Eastman, Ashley Simone. Foreword by Tina M. Campt. Text by Sara Caples, Radiclani Clytus, Yolande Daniels, Ann Holder, Everardo Jefferson, Walis Johnson, Elizabeth Kennedy, Rodney Leon, Marisa Williamson.

Richly illustrated with vintage adverts, maps, posters and architectural plans, and organized thematically, this anthology, edited by Jeffrey Hogrefe and Scott Ruff at the Pratt Institute in New York, is divided into three sections. The >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786338
US $30.00 CAN $42.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 148 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2020 In stock

Mikhael Subotzky & Patrick Waterhouse: Ponte City Revisited
Edited with text by Ivan Vladislavic. Introduction by Clément Chéroux. Text by Lindsay Bremner, Denis Hirson, Harry Kalmer, Kgebetli Moele, Sean O’Toole, et al.

Mikhael Subotzky and Patrick Waterhouse worked at Ponte City, the iconic Johannesburg apartment building and Africa’s tallest residential skyscraper, for more than six years, photographing its residents and exhaustively documenting the building—every door, the view >>more

ISBN 9783958297616
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 416 pgs / 152 color.
Pub Date: 02/16/2021 Awaiting stock

Theaster Gates: Black Madonna
Edited by Josef Helfenstein, Daniel Kurjakovic. Text by Elvira Dyangani Ose, Theaster Gates, Daniel Kurjakovic.

For his Kuntsmuseum Basel exhibition, Chicago-based multiartist Theaster Gates (born 1973) interrogates the mainstream art world’s Eurocentrism through a multi-venue, multimedia exploration of the figure of the Black Madonna.

A self-described “collector of collections,” Gates draws >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960987246
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 FLAT40
Clth, 7 x 9 in. / 188 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 04/14/2020 In stock

Jordan Casteel: Within Reach
Edited by Massimiliano Gioni. Foreword by Lisa Phillips. Text by Dawoud Bey, Lauren Haynes, Amanda Hunt. Interviews by Massimiliano Gioni, Thelma Golden.

In her large-scale oil paintings, New York-based artist Jordan Casteel (born 1989) takes up questions of Black subjectivity and representation by examining the gestures, spaces and forms of nonverbal communication that underpin portraiture. “There is >>more

New Museum
ISBN 9780915557233
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Pbk, 11 x 14.5 in. / 140 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 04/14/2020 Out of stock

Barkley L. Hendricks: Basketball
Text by Terry Myers.

The third installment in Skira and Jack Shainman Gallery’s five-volume overview of American artist Barkley L. Hendricks (1945-2017) explores the artist’s relationship to basketball, which provided a significant source of artistic inspiration throughout his life.

In >>more

Skira/Jack Shainman Gallery
ISBN 9788857241487
US $25.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 9.25 in. / 96 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 10/06/2020 Out of stock

Common Practice Basketball
Edited by Carlos Rolón, Dan Peterson, John Dennis.

From David Hammons' Higher Goals and Robert Indiana’s Mecca Floor to the more recent works of Nina Chanel Abney and Titus Kaphar, basketball has proven an especially popular sport in art, whether in the depiction >>more

ISBN 9788857243979
US $65.00 CAN $91.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 272 pgs / 225 color.
Pub Date: 02/16/2021 Awaiting stock

Frank Walter: A Retrospective
Edited with text by Barbara Paca, Susanne Pfeffer. Text by Precious Okoyomon, Cord Riechelmann, Gilane Tawadros, Krista Thompson, Frank Walter

A brilliant autodidact, Antiguan artist and writer Frank Walter (1926-2009) created amazing, luminously colored landscape paintings, imaginary and real portraits, and near-abstractions that subtly explore themes of class, race, nuclear energy and much more.

This substantial >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960988267
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 424 pgs / 548 color.
Pub Date: 08/18/2020 In stock


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