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Books

Books

  • Barkley L. Hendricks: Solid! Barkley L. Hendricks: Solid!

    Barkley L. Hendricks: Solid!

    $70.00
    Barkley L. Hendricks is rightly known as one of the foremost American painters of the late 20th century. His six-decade artistic oeuvre encompasses not only portraits but also includes evocative landscapes, hard-edged geometric abstractions, lush...
    $70.00
  • Juneteenth Is Juneteenth Is

    Juneteenth Is

    $17.99
    At its root, this is a story of family and community. Vibrant illustrations capture the warmth and unity of Black families and Black communities in a portrait of beautiful joy. Both a story of celebration and a commemoration of freedom, this book honors...
    $17.99
  • About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art

    About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art

    $65.00
     A unique survey of 350 artworks by a global and diverse array of LGBTQ+ artists – many underrecognized and overlooked – from the last 50 years Though the Stonewall Riots might now be shorthand for the start of the gay rights movement, so much of...
    $65.00
  • Papa, Daddy, and Riley Papa, Daddy, and Riley

    Papa, Daddy, and Riley

    $14.99
    Riley is Papa’s princess and Daddy’s dragon. She loves her two fathers! When Riley’s classmate asks her which dad is her real one, Riley is confused. She doesn’t want to have to pick one or the other.  This heartwarming story shows there are lots of...
    $14.99
  • Stitchin' & Pullin'  A Gee's Bend Quilt Stitchin' & Pullin'  A Gee's Bend Quilt

    Stitchin' & Pullin' A Gee's Bend Quilt

    $8.99
    For generations, the women of Gee’s Bend have made  quilts to keep a family warm, as a pastime accompanied by sharing and  singing, or to memorialize loved ones. Today, some of the same quilts hang on our museum walls as modern masterpieces of...
    $8.99
  • From Slave Ship to Harvard From Slave Ship to Harvard

    From Slave Ship to Harvard

    $26.95
    From Slave Ship to Harvard is the true story of an African American family in Maryland over six generations. The author has reconstructed a unique narrative of black struggle and achievement from paintings, photographs, books, diaries, court records,...
    $26.95
  • Black History in the Philadelphia Landscape Black History in the Philadelphia Landscape

    Black History in the Philadelphia Landscape

    $18.95
    Black Philadelphians have shaped Philadelphia history since colonial times. In Black History in the Philadelphia Landscape, Amy Cohen recounts notable aspects of the Black experience in Philadelphia from the late 1600s to the 1960s and how this history...
    $18.95
  • Any Day Now: Toward a Black Aesthetic Any Day Now: Toward a Black Aesthetic

    Any Day Now: Toward a Black Aesthetic

    $15.00
    Larry Neal, a poet, dramatist, and critic, was a founding figure of the Black Arts Movement in the 1960s and 1970s in New York. Writing as the arts editor for Liberator magazine, a radical journal published in Harlem, Neal called for Black artists to...
    $15.00
  • There Was a Party for Langston There Was a Party for Langston

    There Was a Party for Langston

    $18.99
    Back in the day, there was a heckuva party, a jam, for a word-making man. The King of Letters. Langston Hughes. His ABCs became drums, bumping jumping thumping like a heart the size of the whole country. They sent some people yelling and others, his...
    $18.99
  • Stephen Burks: Shelter in Place Stephen Burks: Shelter in Place

    Stephen Burks: Shelter in Place

    $50.00
    Through essays, photo-essays, and a conversation between Black designer Stephen Burks (b. 1969) and the late cultural critic bell hooks, this book contextualizes Burks’s wide-ranging work while exploring design’s influence on politics, society, and...
    $50.00
  • Jake Makes A World Jake Makes A World

    Jake Makes A World

    $18.95
    Jake Makes a World follows the creative adventures of the young  Jacob Lawrence as he finds inspiration in the vibrant colors and  characters of his community in Harlem. From his mother's apartment,  where he is surrounded by brightly...
    $18.95
  • Art Essentials: History of African Art Art Essentials: History of African Art

    Art Essentials: History of African Art

    $18.95
    This indispensable introductory guide explores the art of the African continent from its early origins over 75,000 years ago to the contemporary, set in the context of postcolonial debates, the restitution of cultural objects and artifacts, and the...
    $18.95
  • Me and the Boss Me and the Boss

    Me and the Boss

    $18.99
    Meet Lee, a little boy who won't give up until he learns how to sew, and Zora, the sister who watches him try--and ultimately succeed! "I know big sisters. Zora, the boss, she's mine," explains Lee as he and Zora head to the library, where Mrs. C is...
    $18.99
  • Illustrated History of Rock Illustrated History of Rock

    Illustrated History of Rock

    $24.95
    Trace the history of rock and roll with this playful journey through the decades, artists and styles that make this such a diverse and beloved art form. For children and parents alike, this colorful and lovingly illustrated book travels from the 1950s...
    $24.95
  • Race is Everything: Art and Human Difference Race is Everything: Art and Human Difference

    Race is Everything: Art and Human Difference

    $40.00
     'Race Is Everything’ explores the spurious but influential ideas of so-called racial science in the nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth centuries, and how art was affected by it. David Bindman looks at race in general, but with...
    $40.00
  • Awol Erizku: Mystic Parallax Awol Erizku: Mystic Parallax

    Awol Erizku: Mystic Parallax

    $75.00
    Working across photography, film, video, painting, and installation, his work references and re-imagines African American and African visual culture, from hip hop vernacular to Nefertiti, while nodding to traditions of spirituality and Surrealism. This...
    $75.00
  • Before Colors: Where Pigments and Dyes Come From Before Colors: Where Pigments and Dyes Come From

    Before Colors: Where Pigments and Dyes Come From

    $24.99
    Colors don’t come out of nothing. They always start somewhere . . . With something . . . With someone. Discover how color is harnessed from nature in this survey of dyes and pigments from around the world. Organized by color—from yellow to purple to red...
    $24.99
  • BLAM! Black Lives Always Mattered BLAM! Black Lives Always Mattered

    BLAM! Black Lives Always Mattered

    $35.00
    African American history has produced countless exceptional heroes, leaders, and role models. The graphic novel, BLAM! Black Lives Always Mattered!, tells  the inspiring stories of 14 important Black Philadelphians, such as opera singer Marian...
    $35.00
  • Souls Grown Deep Like Rivers Souls Grown Deep Like Rivers

    Souls Grown Deep Like Rivers

    $35.00
    For generations, Black artists from the American South have forged a unique art tradition. Working in near isolation from established practices, they have created masterpieces in clay, driftwood, roots, soil, and recycled and cast-off objects that...
    $35.00
  •  You Gotta Meet Mr. Pierce!  You Gotta Meet Mr. Pierce!

    You Gotta Meet Mr. Pierce!

    $18.99
    "Creeeeak!" goes the screen door to self-taught artist Elijah Pierce's barbershop art studio. A young boy walks in for an ordinary haircut and walks out having discovered a lifetime of art. Mr. Pierce's wood carvings are in every corner of the small...
    $18.99
  •  Howardena Pindell: Reclaiming Abstraction  Howardena Pindell: Reclaiming Abstraction

    Howardena Pindell: Reclaiming Abstraction

    $60.00
    Exploring the art and life of this important American artist whose work bridged the gaps between abstraction, feminism, and Blackness Howardena Pindell: Reclaiming Abstraction is a fascinating examination of the multifaceted career of artist, activist,...
    $60.00
  •  The Art of Feminism  The Art of Feminism

    The Art of Feminism

    $45.00
    Featuring a new package and an additional 60 pages of material, this revised edition of The Art of Feminism covers an even more impressive range of artworks, artists, movements, and perspectives. Since the debut of the original volume in 2018, The Art...
    $45.00
  • Black, Brown and Latinx Design Educators Black, Brown and Latinx Design Educators

    Black, Brown & Latinx Design Educators

    $24.95
    In Black, Brown + Latinx Design Educators, Kelly Walters collects twelve deeply personal interviews with graphic design educators of color who teach at colleges and universities across the United States and Canada. The book centers the unique narratives...
    $24.95
  • Fragile Freedom Fragile Freedom

    Fragile Freedom

    $24.00
    This book is the first to chronicle the lives of African American women in the urban north during the early years of the republic. A Fragile Freedom  investigates how African American women in Philadelphia journeyed from enslavement to the...
    $24.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art The Art Game Philadelphia Museum of Art The Art Game

    The Art Game

    $14.99
    Play the Art Game!  Mondrian or Kahlo, Hirst or Warhol, whose art has been the most influential?  The most shocking?  The most expensive?  Play top artists against each other to discover who rules the art world.  Now in a new and...
    $14.99
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Art Oracles Card Deck Philadelphia Museum of Art Art Oracles Card Deck

    Art Oracles Card Deck

    $16.99
    Are you having a creative block or trouble at work? Are you in need of inspiration? Looking for a life coach? Ask your favorite artists for advice by consulting the Art Oracles cards! Each of the 50 cards is beautifully and, often times, comically...
    $16.99