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Lorna Simpson: American Federation of the Arts Exhibition Catalogue Okwui Enwezor

Lorna Simpson: American Federation of the Arts Exhibition Catalogue

Okwui Enwezor

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Lorna Simpson is one of the leading artists of her generation, devoted to the beauty of image-making, innovatively juxtaposing the figure and gesture with text and narrative. This rich monograph, created to accompany the AFAs major retrospective ofMoreLorna Simpson is one of the leading artists of her generation, devoted to the beauty of image-making, innovatively juxtaposing the figure and gesture with text and narrative. This rich monograph, created to accompany the AFAs major retrospective of Simpsons work touring in Los Angeles, Miami, and New York (among other destinations) beginning in the spring of 2006, includes insightful essays by curator and critic Okwui Enwezor and New Yorker writer Hilton Als, as well as a curators foreword by Helaine Posner and a conversation with the artist featuring Isaac Julien and Thelma Golden, prefaced by Shamim M. Momin. In addition to comparative illustrations, the catalogue includes 49 reproductions from Simpsons formally elegant, subtly provocative body of work-including recent video pieces and photographs.