A Haven. A Hell. A Dream Deferred. (2018)
Edited by Allison K. Young
Foreword by: Susan M. Taylor | Contributors: Renée Mussai, Emmanuel Iduma
Published by Skira Editore | italy
to be released January 2019
Art of Jazz: Form / Performance / Notes (2017)
Edited by David Bindman, Suzanne Preston Blier, & Vera Ingrid Grant
Paperback, 176 pages | 9 x 10 inches | 109 color illustrations
Published by Harvard University Press
This catalogue documents the exhibition Art of Jazz, a collaborative installation at the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art with one section (FORM) installed at the Harvard Art Museums. The book explores the intersection of the visual arts and jazz music, and presents a visual feast of full color plates of artworks, preceded by a series of essays.
Visual artists represented in ‘Form’ include Matisse, Jackson Pollock, Romare Bearden, and Stuart Davis. ‘Performance’ includes art by Hugh Bell, Carl Van Vechten, and Romare Bearden; additional album cover art by Joseph Albers, Ben Shahn, Andy Warhol, and the Fisk Jubilee Singers; and posters and photographs of Josephine Baker and Lena Horne. ‘Notes’ includes art by Cullen Washington, Norman Lewis, Walter Davis, Lina Iris Viktor, Petite Noir, Ming Smith, Richard Yarde, Christopher Myers, Whitfield Lovell, and Jason Moran.