Published on the occasion of the exhibition Theaster Gates: Black Madonna at Kunstmuseum Basel, June 9 – October 21, 2018. Edited by Josef Helfenstein & Daniel Kurjakovic. Contributions by Elvira Dyangani Ose, Daniel Kurjakovic & Theaster Gates.
For his exhibition Black Madonna, African-American artist Theaster Gates examined representations of black women, cultural legacies and spirituality. With his band, the Black Monks, he also engaged in a multifaceted musical and performative program. Through pictorial reportage and new essays, the book illuminates the working methods and concepts underlying the project.
Published by Buchhandlung Walther König and Kunstmuseum Basel