Suggested Art-Centric Books

Below you will find a collection of books. Some authored by guests. Some discussed with guests. Some mandatory.


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Four Generations: The Joyner / Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art

Iké Udé: Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty

Beyond Decorum: The Photography of Iké Udé

Style File: The World’s Most Elegantly Dressed

Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art

Four Generations: The Joyner Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art

Fired Up! Ready to Go!: Finding Beauty, Demanding Equity: An African American Life in Art. The Collections of Peggy Cooper Cafritz

Great Women Artists

The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde

The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and Fashion

Young, Gifted and Black: A New Generation of Artists: The Lumpkin-Boccuzzi Family Collection of Contemporary Art

Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi

Carrie Mae Weems

Kerry James Marshall (Phaidon Contemporary Artist Series)

Henry Taylor

African American Arts: Activism, Aesthetics, and Futurity (The Griot Project Book Series)

The Uhmericans

Kara Walker: Hyundai Commission

Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today

Noah Davis