Black Art

A Cultural History



ISBN: 9780500203620 Category:

Richard J. Powell


This groundbreaking book explores the visual representations of black culture throughout the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. From blues to rap, from the paintings of Henry Ossawa Tanner to the video pieces of Keith Piper and Steve McQueen, it draws on the work of hundreds of artists, including Wifredo Lam, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Martin Puryear, Spike Lee, Adrian Piper, Faith Ringgold, Betye Saar, Chris Ofili and Yinka Shonibare.

This new edition provides expanded coverage of film and video, and an additional chapter on the work of artists who have risen to prominence in recent years. Over 180 biographical notes provide a unique reference source.

Additional information

Weight 580 g
Dimensions 15 x 21 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 17 October 2002
Number of pages 272
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 15 x 21 cm
Weight 580 g


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