Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott surveys the work of the pioneering African American painter, whose use of humor and satire radically transgressed ideas surrounding race and gender. This volume—which includes an essay by prolific art historian and curator Lowery Stokes Sims—contextualizes his colorful work from the 1970s to the late ’90s, capturing it inspired generations of artists after him and explaining why …

VFILES: Style, Fashion, Music

VFILES: Style, Fashion, Music looks back at the last 10 years of the now-cult followed organization. From looks to sound, hair, makeup and beyond, this book by VFILES founder and CEO, Australian native and former V Magazine executive editor, Julie Anne Quay, and author and illustrator Greg Foley honors the prolific brand as a propeller of trends, supporter of emerging talent and provider of inspiration. …

Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem

Since 1968, The Studio Museum in Harlem has been a center for and a champion of Black art and Black culture. The new book Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem contextualizes select artwork from the institution’s collection, which includes pieces by Faith Ringgold, Kerry James Marshall, Norman Lewis, Lorna Simpson and others. Authors Connie H Choi, Thelma Golden and Kellie Jones discuss the …