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Dartricia Rollins (pronouns: she/her) is the Assistant Director of Charis Circle, and a bookseller at Charis Books and More.

Holiday Gift Guide: Art Books

 

 

 

Faith Ringgold: Politics / Power By Faith Ringgold (Artist), Michele Wallace (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Kirsten Weiss (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
By Faith Ringgold (Artist), Michele Wallace (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Kirsten Weiss (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$49.95
ISBN: 9783948318130
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Published: Weiss Berlin - March 22nd, 2022

Ringgold's most formative and influential political works are gathered in this beautifully designed clothbound volume


Betye Saar: Serious Moonlight By Betye Saar (Artist), Stephanie Seidel (Editor), Alex Gartenfeld (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Betye Saar (Artist), Stephanie Seidel (Editor), Alex Gartenfeld (Foreword by)
$55.00
ISBN: 9781636810362
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Published: Delmonico Books - September 20th, 2022

Rarely seen installation works that exemplify this pioneering artist's critical focus on Black identity and Black feminism


Gordon Parks: Stokely Carmichael and Black Power By Gordon Parks (Photographer), Lisa Volpe (Editor), Cedric Johnson (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
By Gordon Parks (Photographer), Lisa Volpe (Editor), Cedric Johnson (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$50.00
ISBN: 9783969990940
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Published: Steidl - September 27th, 2022

A nuanced profile, in image and text, of the great Black Power leader at the exhilarating moment of the movement's ascendancy


Carrie Mae Weems: A Great Turn in the Possible By Carrie Mae Weems (Photographer), Iris Dressler (Preface by), Elvira Dyangani Ose (Preface by) Cover Image
By Carrie Mae Weems (Photographer), Iris Dressler (Preface by), Elvira Dyangani Ose (Preface by)
$75.00
ISBN: 9781636810751
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Published: Distributed Art Publishers (DAP) - November 29th, 2022

The most comprehensive survey of Weems' genre-defying oeuvre yet published


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What Matters Most: Photographs of Black Life: The Fade Resistance Collection By Zun Lee (Editor), Sophie Hackett (Editor), Fred Moten Cover Image
By Zun Lee (Editor), Sophie Hackett (Editor), Fred Moten
$39.95
ISBN: 9781942884941
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Published: Delmonico Books - January 10th, 2023

This powerful collection highlights the importance of snapshots in Black American life: as tools to challenge stereotypes, and as a way to document family and culture


Women Painting Women By Andrea Karnes (Editor), Marla Price (Preface by), Emma Amos (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
By Andrea Karnes (Editor), Marla Price (Preface by), Emma Amos (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$49.95
ISBN: 9781636810355
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Published: Delmonico Books - May 31st, 2022

Replete with complexities, abjection, beauty and joy, Women Painting Women offers new ways to imagine the portrayal of women, from Alice Neel to Jordan Casteel