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Black, Asian and Middle East Art and Artists -

Related categories: Anti-Racism / Arts & Creativity / Black, Asian & Other Diasporas /
Related booklists: Artist's Lives, Black and Asian Biography and Autobiography,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Art Masters: Basquiat by Julian Voloj, illustrated by Søren Mosdal
    Art Masters: Basquiat - by Julian Voloj, illustrated by Søren Mosdal

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910593653 | ISBN 10: 1910593656

    The dazzling, provocative work of Jean-Michel Basquiat would come to define the vibrant New York art scene of the late '70s and early '80s. Punk, jazz, graffiti, hip-hop: his work drew heavily on the cultural trappings of Lower Manhattan, to which he ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Black Figure in the European Imaginary by Adrienne L. Childs and Susan H. Libby
    The Black Figure in the European Imaginary - by Adrienne L. Childs and Susan H. Libby

    £20.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781907804496 | ISBN 10: 1907804498

    This original and engrossing book explores ways in which black people were perceived and imagined in the visual arts of Europe from the late 18th century to the 19th century, against a backdrop of slavery, colonialism, and imperialism. Europe’s exp ... more

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  • Cover image of book South Africa: The Art of a Nation by John Giblin and Christopher Spring
    South Africa: The Art of a Nation - by John Giblin and Christopher Spring

    £25.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780500292839 | ISBN 10: 0500292833

    South African archaeology preserves some of the earliest evidence of artistic thought and production anywhere in the world. Today, South Africa has an established and vibrant contemporary art scene that is often in dialogue with the deep and recent p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Basquiat: A Quick Killing in Art by Phoebe Hoban
    Basquiat: A Quick Killing in Art - by Phoebe Hoban

    £15.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780704374041 | ISBN 10: 0704374048

    Jean-Michel Basquiat grew up as the son of an accountant and spent his youth as a graffiti artist. Before he knew it, the young Basquiat had been catapulted to the heights of fame because of his blackness, good looks and lack of formal art training, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queering Post-Black Art: Artists Transforming African-American Identity After Civil Rights by Derek Conrad Murray
    Queering Post-Black Art: Artists Transforming African-American Identity After Civil Rights - by Derek Conrad Murray

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784532871 | ISBN 10: 1784532878

    What impact do sexual politics and queer identities have on the understanding of blackness as a set of visual, cultural and intellectual concerns? In Queering Post-Black Art, Derek Conrad Murray argues that the rise of female, gay and lesbian ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Images In The Comics by Fredrik Strmberg
    Black Images In The Comics - by Fredrik Strmberg

    £17.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781606995624 | ISBN 10: 1606995626

    This book spotlights over 100 comic strips, comic books, and graphic novels to feature black characters from all over the world over the last century, and the result is a fascinating journey to, if not enlightenment, then at least away from the horre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Death
    Death's Door: Ignorance Likes Company - by Written and illustrated by Jag Lall

    £11.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781905108787 | ISBN 10: 1905108788

    Based upon the fears of society comes a hard hitting story of how ignorance and perceptions can destroy lives in a world which desperately yearns for peace.  Officially supported by the United Nations Association of Canada. "I think ever ... more

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  • Cover image of book African Inspirations in Embroidery by Mary Sleigh
    African Inspirations in Embroidery - by Mary Sleigh

    £14.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906388324 | ISBN 10: 1906388326

    A leading embroiderer with a lifelong love and understanding of African culture and landscape translates the many striking images of Africa into textile art, using embroidery, dyeing and quilting. From the dusky colours of the savannah to the traditi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Arab in America by Toufic El Rassi
    Arab in America - by Toufic El Rassi

    £13.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780867196733 | ISBN 10: 0867196734

    In this autobiography-meets-graphic-novel, Beirut-born lecturer and writer Toufic El Rassi illustrates the daily prejudice and discrimination experienced by Muslims and Arabs in modern American society.  Drawing from his personal history, Tou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent by Johannesburg Art Gallery
    Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent - by Johannesburg Art Gallery

    £21.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781770093638 | ISBN 10: 177009363x

    Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent features the work of more than 85 artists from 25 countries on the African continent and the Diaspora. Considered to be the largest exhibition of contemporary African art ever seen in Europe, it includes ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Legacy of Efua Sutherland by Co-edited by Anne V. Adams & Esi Sutherland-Addy
    The Legacy of Efua Sutherland - by Co-edited by Anne V. Adams & Esi Sutherland-Addy

    £16.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780954702311 | ISBN 10: 095470231x

    This unique book published 11 years after ETSs death will rekindle an awareness of the cultural dynamism, activism and Diasporic connections that Efua Theodora Sutherland achieved through her lifetimes work.   Efua Sutherland, Ghana-born ed ... more

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  • Cover image of book China Everyday! by Zhang Yao and Bu Yi
    China Everyday! - by Zhang Yao and Bu Yi

    £19.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904915263 | ISBN 10: 1904915264

    China Everyday! provides a fascinating and revealing insight into a culture and a history that still remains enigmatic to audiences the world over.China Everyday! documents the commonplace, everyday items of contemporary Chinese culture through stun ... more

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  • Cover image of book Images of Defiance: South African Resistance Posters of the 1980s by The Posterbook Collective
    Images of Defiance: South African Resistance Posters of the 1980s - by The Posterbook Collective

    £26.50   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781919855387 | ISBN 10: 1919855386

    Images of Defiance is a visual record of grassroots mobilisation and resistance, of the struggle to shatter the silence imposed by massive state repression.This book of posters celebrates the Congress movement and the principles it has fought so lon ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reality Bites: An African Decade by Gorrel Espelund, Jesper Strudsholm and Eric Miller
    Reality Bites: An African Decade - by Gorrel Espelund, Jesper Strudsholm and Eric Miller

    £15.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781919930220 | ISBN 10: 1919930221

    Africa is a fascinating place. It is home to millions of people who can only be described as masters of survival. Among them are remarkable individuals who have excelled in the most challenging of environments, from the deserts of Sahara to the highe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vanley Burke: A Retrospective by Edited by Mark Sealy
    Vanley Burke: A Retrospective - by Edited by Mark Sealy

    £20.00   paperback   (1993) - ISBN 13: 9780853157830 | ISBN 10: 0853157839

    Vanley Burke's photographs represent a sensitive portrayal of black people and their presence in the Midlands. From the inception of early black political pressure groups, to direct state confrontation, Vanley Burke has made a photographic record of ... more

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