Selected Publications

In La Sculpture Triomphante: 1850-1880, sous la direction d'Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, Fine Arts, Paris, 2018

Review: Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

Review of exhibition catalog Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power published by CAA Reviews.

Special section of Panorama: Journal of the Historians of American Art 

Exhibition catalog brochure for Joyce Wellman exhibition Coded Messages. Jan-March, 2018, Lockhart Gallery, SUNY Geneseo

"Imagining Blacks in European Art"

Fine Art Connoisseur, March/April 2017

"A Blackamoor's Progress: The Ornamental Black Body in European Furniture"

“Unbändige Schönheit. Die Kronleuchter aus Murano-Glas von Fred Wilson” (Uncontrollable Beauty: Murano Glass Chandeliers by Fred Wilson)

Bildpunkt, Summer, 2016

Annotated bibliography of general sources for the study of visual arts by African Americans.

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Exhibition catalog co authored by Susan Libby. 

Politico Magazine

Preston Sampson, Seesaw, 2012

Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 2: The Rise of the Black Artist. Editors David Bindman and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Harvard University Press, September 2014

"Activism and the Shaping of Black Identities: 1964-1988"

Adrienne L. Childs

 

New York Times Review

Henry Ossawa Tanner : Modern Spirit

Anna Marly, editor, University of California Press, 2012

"Tanner in Oriental Africa"

Adrienne L. Childs

The Cultural Aesthetics of Eighteenth-Century Porcelain

Michael Yonan and Alden Cavanaugh, editors. Ashgate, 2010

"Sugarboxes and Blackamoors: Ornamental Blackness in Early Meissen Porcelain"

Margo Humphrey

The David C. Driskell Series of African American Art, Pomegranate, 2009

Evolution: Five Decades of Printmaking by David C. Driskell

Pomegranate, 2007

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  • “Presence of Mind: Revealing Africans in Renaissance Art,” Review article, Transition Magazine, April, 2013.

  • Material Girls: Contemporary Black Women Artists,” Review article, The Journal of Modern Craft, March, 2012.

  • “Portraits of A People: Picturing African Americans in the Nineteenth Century,” Review article, Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, Autumn, 2006,

  •  “Notes on the Politics of Identity in African American Art” in African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center

  • “Patterns of Nature: Domesticity, Memory and the Decorative in the Arts of David C. Driskell,” in Creative Spirit, The Art of David C. Driskell, The David C. Driskell Center, 2011

  • Tradition and Style: Horace Day's Rediscovered Portraits of Black Alexandrians, in Style and Identity: Black Alexandria in the 1970s, Alexandria Black History Museum, May 2010 - May 2011.

  • “Form, Color and Beauty in the Art of Stephanie E. Pogue,” in Arabesque: The Art of Stephanie E. Pogue, The David C. Driskell Center, 2008

  • “Charting the Terrain of African American Art and Artistry,” in Holding our Own: Selections from the Collectors Club of Washington, D.C. Inc., University of Maryland University College, 2006

  • Contributing Author, Grove Encyclopedia of American Art, 2011

  • “Method and Mission: The Jean and Robert Steele Collection” in Successions: Pints by African American Artists from the Jean and Robert Steele Collection, The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, 2002

  • Contributing Author, Holland, Juanita, et. al., Narratives of African American Art and Identity: The David C. Driskell Collection, Pomegranate Press, 1998. Echoes: The Art of David C. Driskell, The Art Gallery, University of Maryland,

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