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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

—— New Orleans Museum of Art

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

—— 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.