The acclaimed overview of Black abstract art, now in an expanded edition with nearly 100 additional color plates
New York-based painter Peter Saul (born 1934) has consistently challenged the conventions of art, history and politics with his radical, unrefined style. Positioned emphatically outside of the canon of pop art, Saul's exuberantly grotesque works exhibit an ironic and caustic humor that simultaneously breaks down and celebrates his subjects.
Paintings of plants and fruit by Barkley L. Hendricks, famed for his postmodern portraiture of Black Americans
Light Break presents the first survey since 1996 of photographer Roy DeCarava, an essential figure of American art and culture, whose “poetry of vision” re-forms urban life, labor, love, and jazz into the discovery of “an intimate, emotional arc of transformation.”
Though DeCarava often refrained from public discussion of his work, this catalogue provid
In The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion, curator and critic Antwaun Sargent addresses a radical transformation taking place in fashion and art today. The featuring of the Black figure and Black runway and cover models in the media and art has been one marker of increasingly inclusive fashion and art communities.
An engaging look at early twentieth-century American printmaking, which frequently focused on the crowded, chaotic, and “gritty” modern city.
In the first half of the twentieth century, a group of American artists influenced by the painter and teacher Robert Henri aimed to reject the pretenses of academic fine art and polite society.$35.00ISBN: 9781680980233Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Camino Books - September 1st, 2019
Philadelphia Magic Gardens: The Dreamwork\ of Isaiah Zagar captures the artistry of one of Philadelphia's most prolific muralists. Begun in 1994 and opened for the public 2008, Zagar's Magic Gardens overflows from its empty lot on South Street to cover the landscape in a labyrinthine display of found objects.$15.00ISBN: 9783836523370Availability: Special OrderPublished: Taschen - October 16th, 2019
Peaking in the 1960s, Pop Art began as a revolt against mainstream approaches to art and culture and evolved into a wholesale interrogation of modern society, consumer culture, the role of the artist, and of what constituted an artwork.$60.00ISBN: 9782910055844Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - March 17th, 2020
This publication presents key works by Donald Judd (1928-94), presented in a seminal exhibition at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris.$60.00ISBN: 9783775745857Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Hatje Cantz - October 8th, 2019
Copy, paste: Basquiat's collaged Xerox paintings presage today's sampling aesthetics$34.99ISBN: 9781643360126Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of South Carolina Press - October 23rd, 2019
We the people--these words embody the ethos of what it means to be an American citizen. As individuals we are a tapestry of colors and creeds; united we are a nation committed to preserving our hard-earned freedom.$40.00ISBN: 9780295746432Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Washington Press - September 17th, 2019
In November 1977, The New Yorker published a feature-length biography of artist Romare Bearden by Calvin Tomkins as part of its "Profiles" series. The essay, titled Profile: Putting Something Over Something Else (using Bearden's words to describe the creative process), brought national focus to Bearden, whose rise had seemed meteoric since the late 1960s.