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Arthur Jafa: Magnumb Cover Image
By Arthur Jafa (Artist), Lærke Jørgensen (Editor), Mathias Seeberg (Editor)
ISBN: 9788793659353
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Published: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art - June 1st, 2021

An essential overview of Jafa's sweeping, dynamic and disquieting video portraits of Black American life

Futura-Isms Cover Image
By Futura, Larry Warsh (Editor)
ISBN: 9780691217512
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Published: Princeton University Press - February 9th, 2021

A collection of fascinating quotations from the legendary artist and graffiti pioneer

Craft: An American History Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635574586
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 19th, 2021

A groundbreaking and endlessly surprising history of how artisans created America, from the nation's origins to the present day.

Kara Walker: A Black Hole Is Everything a Star Longs to Be Cover Image
By Kara Walker (Artist), Anita Haldemann (Editor), Maurice Berger (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
ISBN: 9783037645574
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Published: Jrp Ringier - March 30th, 2021

An enormous clothbound panorama of Kara Walker's works on paper--all reproduced for the first time

We Are Here: Visionaries of Color Transforming the Art World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419747595
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - February 2nd, 2021

Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America Cover Image
By Okwui Enwezor (Editor), Naomi Beckwith (Editor), Massimiliano Gioni (Editor), Glenn Ligon (Editor), Mark Nash (Editor)
ISBN: 9781838661298
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Published: Phaidon Press - December 16th, 2020

A timely and urgent exploration into the ways artists have grappled with race and grief in modern America

In recent years, the world has seen the rise of white nationalism in America and the tragic persistence of violence against African-Americans.

Bisa Butler: Portraits Cover Image
By Erica Warren (Editor), Bisa Butler (Contributions by), Jordan Carter (Contributions by), Isabella Ko (Contributions by), Michele Wije (Contributions by)
ISBN: 9780300254310
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Published: Art Institute of Chicago - December 8th, 2020

A beautifully illustrated look at the work of one of today’s most unique and exciting artists

Bisa Butler (b. 1973) is an American artist who creates arresting and psychologically nuanced portraits composed entirely of vibrantly colored and patterned fabrics that she cuts, layers, and stitches together.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly in League with the Night Cover Image
ISBN: 9781942884651
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Published: Distributed Art Publishers (DAP) - December 15th, 2020

Dramatically reinventing the lineage of Goya, Sargent and Manet, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye imbues the Black subjects in her paintings with atmospheric grace and elegance

Brutal Aesthetics: Dubuffet, Bataille, Jorn, Paolozzi, Oldenburg Cover Image
ISBN: 9780691202600
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Published: Princeton University Press - November 17th, 2020

How artists created an aesthetic of "positive barbarism" in a world devastated by World War II, the Holocaust, and the atomic bomb

Africobra: Messages to the People Cover Image
By Chana Sheldon, Jeffreen Hayes (Editor), Chana Sheldon (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781941366301
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Published: Gregory R. Miller & Company - January 5th, 2021

A major publication about the revolutionary art collective that defined a new Black aesthetic in late 1960s Chicago and whose influence today is stronger than ever

Architectural Styles: A Visual Guide Cover Image
ISBN: 9780691208077
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Published: Princeton University Press - December 1st, 2020

A hand-drawn guide to architectural styles throughout history

Manhattan's Hotel Des Artistes: America's Paris on West 67th Street Cover Image
ISBN: 9780764360442
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - December 8th, 2020

More than 600 archival color and black-and-white photos take readers inside the magnificent Hotel des Artistes on Manhattan's West Side. This is the well-researched, untold story of the artists, returning from stints in Paris in the early 1900s, who convinced Manhattan businessmen to invest in an arts colony on West 67th Street.

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