Kerry James Marshall was born in 1955 in Birmingham, Ala. He grew
up in LA and now lives in Chicago. He received his BFA from the
Otis Art Institute
Elizabeth Alexander is a poet, essayist, playwright, and teacher. Most recently, she composed and delivered "Praise Song for the Day" for the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Ian Alteveer is associate curator in the department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
Helen Molesworth is the Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles.
Dieter Roelstraete is Manilow Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. From 2003-11 he was a curator at the Antwerp Museum of Contemporary Art (MuHKA). A former editor of Afterall and cofounder of the journal FR David, he has published extensively on contemporary art in numerous catalogues and journals including Artforum, e-flux journal, frieze, Metropolis M, Monopol, Mousse Magazine, and Texte zur Kunst.
Abigail Winograd is a PhD candidate in art history at the University of Texas at Austin, and a Research Associate at the MCA, Chicago. Prior to the MCA, Winograd was a graduate curatorial fellow at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, and the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas.
"Kerry James Marshall is the first comprehensive study of
the life and oeuvre of one of America's greatest modern painters.
Marshall has not received the attention he deserves and Kerry
James Marshall aims to change that. This book is packed with
stunning replicas of Marshall's paintings. It is simply a pleasure
to hold it. It is a must have for all students and experts of
-THE WASHINGTON BOOK REVIEW
"This beautifully conceived and produced catalog for a 2016-17 survey organized jointly by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles is a stunning overview." -ARTBLOG