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  • Alain Mabanckou

    The history of Credit Gone Away, a squalid Congolese bar, is related by one of its most loyal customers, Broken Glass, who has been…

  • Njami Simon, Lucy Durán, Hayward Gallery, Museum Kunst Palast (Düsseldorf, Germany), Centre Georges Pompidou, Marie-Laure Bernadac, Abdelwahab Meddeb, Mori Bijutsukan 9

    "Africa Remix is one of the only comprehensive publications on young contemporary art of the last decade in and from Africa. It…

  • Sidney Littlefield Kasfir 1

    The twentieth century has been a period of major disruption for traditional institutions in Africa. But even as old forms of art…

  • This book examines trends in the display of art since the mid-twentieth century, focusing particularly on institutional issues. The…

  • Okwui Enwezor, Chinua Achebe, Museum Villa Stuck 4
  • Olu Oguibe, Okwui Enwezor 3

    In the past decade, contemporary African art has been featured in major exhibtions in museums, galleries, international biennials,…

  • International Center of Photography 3

    Published in conjunction with the exhibition organized by the International Center of Photography, New York, Mar. 10 - May 28, 2006.

  • Iwona Blazwick, Tate Modern (Gallery), Tate Modern (Gallery).

    "Century City explores the relationship between the metropolis and the creation of art. It focuses not only on the traditional…

  • Okwui Enwezor, Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Wien, Haus der Kulturen der Welt

    "This volume contains all contributions to Documenta 11P̲latform 1, 'Democracy Unrealized, ' a series of conferences and…

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam, Netherlands), Salah Hassan, Iftikhar Dadi, Leslie A. Adelson

    How European is Europe? In Rotterdam, the 2001 Cultural Capital of Europe, curator Salah Hassan posed this question to 18…

  • Fariba de Bruin-Derakhshani, Barbara Murray
  • Els van der Plas, Malu Halasa, Marlous Willemsen

    When faced with severe threats to their cultural free expression, people in the creative arts have sought alternative strategies and…

  • Professor Annie E. Coombes 1

    Between 1890 and 1918 British colonial expansion in Africa led to the removal of many valuable African artifacts. This fascinating…

  • Based on seminars held at the Slade School of Art, University College, London in 1985-86.

  • Kitty Zijlmans, Wilfried Van Damme 1

    This timely volume challenges the narrow Western-centrism of most art historical models. Archaeologists have found that, for tens of…

  • Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis Gates, Michael Colin Vazquez

    Ranging from the Abassid Dynasty to Zydeco Music, a rich reference reflecting a global approach to world history surveys such topics…

  • Migration, whether freely chosen or forcibly imposed, has been a defining feature of twentieth-century modernity--and much of…

  • Susan Mullin Vogel, Ima Ebong, Center for African Art (New York, N.Y.)

    Publication to accompany the exposition Africa explores, held simultaneously at the Center for African Art and the New Museum for…

  • Reesa Greenberg, Bruce W. Ferguson, Sandy Nairne

    Exhibitions have become the medium through which most art becomes known and assessed. But the art exhibition is an increasingly…

  • Clémentine Deliss, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Malmö konsthall, Guggenheim Museum Soho 1

    Catalog of the international exhibition held at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, Malmö Konsthall, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum…

  • Philip Dodd, Ian Christie, British Film Institute, Hayward Gallery

    Published on the occasion of the exhibition Spellbound: art and film.

  • Netherlands Museum De Paviljoens (Almere 1

    "Black my story ... brings together the artists Jimmie Durham, Remy Jungerman, Samson Kambalu, Shirana Shahbazi, and Chikako…

  • Samson Kambalu 1

    What do you do when it looks like the odds were stacked against you before you were even born, when you're having trouble feeding a…

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