Lists and Suggestions

List: Black Visual Artists

Ky, Laetitia, 1996- author.

"The personal story in words and photos of artist and activist Laetitia Ky, known for sculptin... More

Bonsu, Osei (Curator), author.

"With African artists attracting sizable audience numbers to museums, setting sky-high auction... More

Barboza, Anthony, 1944- contributor.

"An introduction to the work and life of celebrated photographer and artist Anthony Barboza&qu... More

Sargent, Antwaun, editor.

"Highlighting a new generation of black artists, 'Young, Gifted and Black' surveys w... More

Wiley, Kehinde, 1977- author.

This book presents a broad overview of Wiley's prolific career, from 2001 to the present.... More

Caragol-Barreto, Taina Beatriz, curator.

"This is the first study of the portraits Barack Obama (2018) and Michelle Obama (2018), their... More

Eshun, Ekow, author.

"A richly illustrated exploration of Black culture at its most wildly imaginative and artistic... More

Ringgold, Faith, artist.

Faith Ringgold is a critically acclaimed American artist whose unique methods of visual storytellin... More

Brathwaite, Kwame, 1938- photographer, author.

In the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s, Kwame Brathwaite used his photography to popularize the... More

Sargent, Antwaun, curator.

"In 'The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion', curator and criti... More

Jules, Jason, author.

From the most avant-garde jazz musicians, visual artists and poets to architects, philosophers and ... More

Augustus, Carell, author.

"In Black Hollywood, photographer Carell Augustus has enlisted Black celebrities and performer... More

Jenkins, Earnestine, author.

"Through more than fifty paintings, sculptures, and works on paper, Black Artists in America e... More

Haygood, Wil, author.

The exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, a period of cultural blo... More

Powell, Richard J., 1953- author.

"The African diaspora - a direct result of the transatlantic slave trade and Western coloniali... More

Kushner, Marilyn S., 1948- author.

The Art of Winold Reiss brings to light the creative and forward-thinking work of this German-born ... More

Quattro, Ken, author.

Stories of Black artists who drew -- mostly covertly behind the scenes -- superhero, horror, and ro... More

Hernandez, Jasmin, author, interviewer.

Curated by Jasmin Hernandez, the dynamic founder of Gallery Gurls, We Are Here presents the bold an... More

Slominski, Lisa, author.

When the art world has paid attention to makers from outside the cultural establishment, including ... More

Dubin, Steven C., author.

"Bronzeville was once America’s most vibrant Black community―next to Harlem. Nightclubs, d... More