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Birth of the Cool - color portrait

Birth of the Cool

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Birth of the Cool may be the coolest book you will ever see. In this 2008 exhibition catalog of his first retrospective, Barkley L. Hendricks (1945-2017) distills black identity into powerful three-quarter and full-length portraits that teem with style and attitude. His sitters are unapologetic in...Read More
Black American Heritage Through United States Postage Stamps

Black American Heritage Through United States Postage Stamps

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This thin, 26 page booklet has both color portraits and black and white pencil sketches of prominent heroes of Black History. Written by three Black doctors, it was published in Washington, D.C. Part One is arranged in chronological order based on significant events in American history. For...Read More
Cover of Black gold

Black Gold

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Kenneth J. Kutz is the former President of Texasgulf Mining Corporation. He is also the former President of the Collectors Club of New York. The Collectors Club of New York was founded in 1896, making it one of the oldest existing philatelic societies in the United States. This book is about the...Read More
Cover of The Black Holocaust

The Black Holocaust

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This small book, furnished with black and white pencil drawings throughout, details life on a slave ship in vivid detail. It also shares stories of life in a slave castle in Africa prior to boarding the ship. It honestly describes the horrors that enslaved Africans were forced to endure during...Read More
Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was

Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was

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Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was was a 13-part Smithsonian Productions program that highlighted the history of African American radio through interviews with radio hosts, record executives, and cultural historians. Produced by Jacquie Gales Webb and hosted by Lou Rawls, it won two Gold Medals at...Read More
Black, Red, and Deadly

Black, Red, and Deadly

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You may know the names of Jesse James, Billy the Kid, or Pat Garrett. But what about Buss Luckey, the Rufus Buck Gang, the Lighthorsemen, or Zeke Miller? Although whites dominate popular depictions of the lawless west, Black, Red and Deadly presents the sagas of African-American and American Indian...Read More
Body Objects, page spread

Body Objects

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Whether through direct influences or broader affinities, African, Pre-Columbian, and Indigenous American objects undoubtedly informed the practice of Western artists throughout the 20th century. This catalog, from the inaugural show at New York’s Pace Primitive Gallery, juxtaposes body objects from...Read More
Botanical illustrations from the Adelia Gates Collection

Botanical Illustrations from the Adelia Gates Collection

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Adelia Sarah Gates was intrepid and stalwart in her pursuit of an educated, independent life. Despite many challenges and obstacles, this unusual woman managed to travel the world and met with extraordinary adventure. Gates pursued opportunities for scientific study and training in botany, and in...Read More
Box of Smile Y.O '71 and enclosure

A Box of Smile

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This multiple was created by George Maciunas, ostensible leader of the avant-garde movement Fluxus, in conjunction with Yoko Ono’s 1971 retrospective This is Not Here at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, NY. Yoko Ono, artist, peace activist, and widow of John Lennon has used smiles as a...Read More
British mineralogy or coloured figures intended to elucidate the mineralogy of Great Britain.

British Mineralogy

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James Sowerby's British Mineralogy is the first comprehensive illustrated work on mineralogy. Though more than 200 years old, in many ways it has never been superceded. It was issued in parts over 15 years and ultimately contained 550 plates meticulously drawn from actual specimens, engraved and...Read More

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