Little White Duck: A Childhood in China, by Andrés Vera Martínez (MFA 2007 Illustration as Visual Essay) and Na Liu: This graphic novel is a collection of eight short stories based on Na Liu’s childhood memories of growing up in China during the years of rapid social and economic change after the death of Chairman Mao. Upcoming book events include a signing on October 14 at New York ComicCon and a launch party on October 21 at Book Court in Brooklyn. For more information on Martínez’s cartooning and illustration work, visit his website.
Me Into You: BFA Photography Department faculty member and Continuing Education Program Coordinator Keren Moscovitch (MFA 2005 Photography, Video and Related Media) debuts her first monograph, of which fellow faculty member Allen Frame served as writer. Contextualized within the photographer’s experiences in an open relationship, this body of work investigates both the limits and infinite possibility of intimacy and what happens when one’s intimate life starts to lack boundaries. For more information on the 64-page limited edition monograph, visit Moscovitch’s website.
In the Eye of the Muses: Tina Dunkley (BFA 1974 Fine Arts), director of the Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries, has released a new book in collaboration with authors Richard A. Long, Jerry Cullum, Cynthia Oliver-Ham, Brenda Thompson and Freddie Styles. This work tells the story of the Atlanta University Art Annual Exhibitions held between 1942 and 1970, from which the galleries’ collections stemmed, cataloging the 887 artists who participated and crucially enhancing our understanding of art by African Americans. Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries celebrates the seventieth anniversary of the founding of its permanent collection and the sixtieth anniversary of the unveiling of the Art of the Negro murals with this commemorative volume. To learn more, click here.