Publications

2016

The Expanded Subject: New Perspectives In Photographic Portraiture From Africa

Joshua I. Cohen, Sandrine Collard, Giulia Paoletti

From 19th-century studio practice through the independence era, African photography has best been known for modes of portraiture that crystallise the sitter’s identity and social ...

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2017

Finesse

Leah Pires

Finesse, in its most general sense, denotes skill and discretion when handling a situation— even the subtle manipulation of circumstances to one’s advantage. This may involve clever maneuvering, ...

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2018

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

Denise Murrell

This revelatory study investigates how changing modes of representing the black female figure were foundational to the development of modern art. Posing Modernity examines the legacy of ...

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2019

Waiting for Omar Gatlato

Natasha Marie Lorens, Editor

Artists who belong to Algeria are caught between a national mythology that does not represent them and a historical space blanked out by state-sanctioned amnesia on both sides of the Mediterranean. ...

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2021

THE PROTEST AND THE RECUPERATION

Betti-Sue Hertz and Sreshta Rit Premnath, Editors

What can be said for the radical aesthetics and the performativity, whether visual or gestural, that have become central to the many progressive protests in recent years?  The Protest and The ...

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