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Among Others: Blackness at MoMA


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The Museum of Modern Art is pleased to announce the publication of†Among Others: Blackness at MoMA, to be released on September 3, 2019. This landmark publication represents the first effort by The Museum of Modern Art to examine its history and collection by highlighting the role of black artists, the black community, and art about blackness over the past nine decades.†Among Others†features nearly 200 works in the Museumís collection by 132 black artists from around the world, as well as a selection of works by nonblack artists dealing with race and race-related subjects. Each work is discussed in a short text, commissioned for this volume. The contributing authors include MoMA curators and an array of scholars, curators, and artists who are among the strongest voices in current research on art and cultural difference.†Among Others†offers a variety of generational and political perspectives and presents a broad range of artists who work in styles, themes, and mediums across the Museumís collection.

Among Others: Blackness at MoMA†is published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and will be available at MoMA stores and online at store.moma.org. Hardcover, $65/£52. 484 pages, 300 illustrations. ISBN: 978-1-63345-034-9. Distributed to the trade through ARTBOOK|D.A.P. in the United States and Canada and through Thames & Hudson outside the United States and Canada.

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Leadership support for this publication is provided by Lawrence B. and Elyse Benenson.

Major funding is provided by The Friends of Education of The Museum of Modern Art.†

Additional support is provided by Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, Marquita J. Pool-Eckert and Knut Eckert, the Hudgins Family, Edith Cooper and Robert Taylor, Anna Deavere Smith, and Eric J.† Barkley and Karole Dill Barkley.


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