Eric Booker is assistant curator and exhibition coordinator at The Studio Museum in Harlem. Charles Davis II is associate professor of architectural history and criticism at the University of Texas at Austin. Ashley James is associate curator of contemporary art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. James Trainor is a writer, educator, and scholar based in Maine.
“Wonderfully catches the [Smokehouse] energy, in interviews with
the original artists and through . . . photographs of empty lots
being cleaned, walls being prepped, kids playing and pitching in,
and artists doing their totally wow-inspiring thing.”—Holland
Cotter, New York Times, “Best Art Books of 2022”