Mark Bradford (Wexner Center for the Arts)
The first major book on this leading American artist, Mark Bradford features essays by distinguished authors who investigate how Bradford straddles the line between social critique and formal innovation, playing the two against one another to produce works of seduction and analysis. Topics include Bradford’s debt to abstract expressionism, his relationship to the largely unknown history of twentieth-century abstraction by African American artists, his work as a public artist, and his interest in midcentury European collage and décollage practices.
Publisher: Yale University Press in association with the Wexner Center for the Arts
Text: Christopher Bedford, Hilton Als, Carol S. Eliel, Richard Shiff, Katy Siegel, Robert Storr and Hamza Walker
Format: Hard cover, 256 pages, 9 1/2 x 11 inches