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"SHIFTING TIME, African American Artist 2020-2021"

New Book edited by Berrisford Boothe & Klare Scarborough


Shifting Time: African American Artists 2020-2021 explores how contemporary Black artists responded to the emotional and cultural challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, social justice movements, and political upheaval during this critical period of turmoil and uncertainty. Co-edited by Klare Scarborough and Berrisford Boothe, the book offers a glimpse into the lives of over 70 African American artists, featuring personal essays, creative poetry, artistic statements, memorial tributes, and images of artworks. 240 pages, 214 illustrations.


“If we look to the artists, in this volume and elsewhere, we will hear the call and response of the world screaming and the artists answering the challenges of the moment. So, by taking on these projects, artists have been able to offer a tangible reaction to questions that no one has yet fully formulated.” Lewis Tanner Moore, Foreword to Shifting Time: African American Artists 2020-2021


The Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art seeks to bring focus to the full range of African American visual creativity and its essential place in the history and discourse of American art. PFF’s mission of fostering a more complete understanding of African American art holds great promise for cross-cultural understanding and reconciliation, in this case, through a specific lens of the American experience. (READ MORE)






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