Bisa Butler: Portraits

Bisa Butler: Portraits

Joan Mitchell

Joan Mitchell

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Bisa Butler: Portraits

Offering an in-depth exploration of one of America's most innovative contemporary artists, this volume will serve as a primary resource that both introduces Bisa Butler's work and establishes a scholarly foundation for future research.

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Erica Warren

Often depicting scenes from African American life and history, Butler invites viewers to invest in the lives of the people she represents while simultaneously expanding art-historical narratives about American quiltmaking. Situating her interdisciplinary work within the broader history of textiles, photography, and contemporary art, contributions by a group of scholars-and entries by the artist herself-illuminate Butler's approach to color, use of African-print fabrics, and wide-ranging sources of inspiration. Offering an in-depth exploration of one of America's most innovative contemporary artists, this volume will serve as a primary resource that both introduces Butler's work and establishes a scholarly foundation for future research.


  • Hardcover
  • 96 pages
  • 8 × .5 × 12 inches
  • Published 2020
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