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BLACK HISTORY’S OVERLOOKED BOOKS

The books listed below suggest that February might be better called Black Histories Month, given that Black American artists and their artistic methods, personal philosophies, and aspirations have taken different routes. These divergences are both more compelling to study and more accurate to reality than picturing the past in overly broad strokes. Some books are easier to find than others. All are worth the effort.
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NEW TO NEW YORK

After Robert Rauschenberg became the first American in history to win the prestigious Grand Prize for Painting at the 1964 Venice Biennale, the American Pavilion’s curator Alan Solomon
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