Selected Publications- Articles and Reviews

  • “Saving Paul Conrad’s ‘Chain Reaction’,” Truthdig, August 27, 2013

 

  • “A Visual Critique of Racism: African American Art from Southern California,” Tikkun, Spring, 2013

 

  • “African American Visual Representation: From Repression to Resistance,” The Journal of Pan African Studies, Vol. 5, No. 8, December, 2012

 

  • “Toni Scott’s “Bloodlines”: Remembering Yesterday, Understanding Today, and Empowering Tomorrow,” The Journal of Pan African Studies, Vol. 5, No.3, June 2012

 

  • “Portraits of His People: A Tribute to Willie Middlebrook,” Truthdig, May 22, 2012

 

  • “Correcting the Canon: The African American Feminist Art of Meta Fuller,” Tikkun, May, 2012

 

  • “Elizabeth Catlett: An Appreciation,” Truthdig, April, 19. 2012

 

  • “On the Big Rock,” Truthdig, March 13, 2012

 

  • “The Never Ending Tale: Images of Despair and Hope from the Great Depression to the Great Recession,” Tikkun, November, 2011

 

  • “Pacific Standard Time: L.A. Comes Into Its Own,” Truthdig, November 22, 2011

 

  • “Recovering the Rubble: African American Assemblage Art in Los Angeles,” The Journal of Pan African Studies, vol. 4, no.5, September 2011

 

  • “Last Links: The Jewish Connection to American Social Realism,” Tikkun, July, 2011

 

  • “Assembling Stories: The Rubble Art of Dominique Moody,” Tikkun, May, 2011
     

  • “Ancestral Additions: The Legacy Grows,” The Journal of Pan African Studies, vol. 4, no. 3, March, 2011

 

  • “Charles White: An Artist for Humanity’s Sake,” The Journal of Pan African Studies, vol. 3, no. 4, December, 2009

 

  • ”Ulysses Jenkins; A Griot for the Electronic Age,” The Journal of Pan African Studies, vol. 3, no. 2, September, 2009

 

  • Review of Sarkis Hamalbashian, by Henrik Igitian, Journal of the Society of Armenia Studies, Volume, 16, 2007

 

  • The Eye Doctor’s Vision,” Tikkun, November/December 2007

 

  • Review of Armenian Palette of the 20th Century, by Henrik Igitian, Journal of the Society of Armenian Studies, Volume 15, 2006

 

  • “Elizabeth Catlett,” Grove Art Online/Grove Dictionaries of Art, Oxford University Press, October, 2006

 

  • “Lois M. Jones,” Grove Art Online/Grove Dictionaries of Art, Oxford University Press, October, 2006

 

  • “Betye Saar,” Grove Art Online/Grove Dictionaries of Art, Oxford University Press, October, 2006

 

  • “The Civil Rights Art of Arthur Szyk,” The Arthur Szyk Society, Art Historical Publication series, No. 3, October, 2006

 

  • “Resistance, Memory, and Hope: The Photographic Art of Peter Magubane,” Safundi: The Journal of South African and Comparative Studies No. 20, October, 2005

 

  • Review of Moving in Time: Images of Life in a Democratic South Africa, edited by George Hallett, African Arts, Vol. 38, Number 2, Fall, 2005

 

  • “Southern California Artists Challenge America,” Journal of American Studies of Turkey, Number 20, Spring, 2005

 

  • “The Sculpture of Tina Allen,” Z Magazine, January, 2001

 

  • “Kumbaa: The African American Art of Varnette Honeywood,” Z Magazine, July/August 2000

 

  • “Decades of Distinction: The Art of Yvonne Cole Meo,” Z Magazine, July/August, 1999

 

  • “Art for Life’s Sake: The Drawings and Paintings of Raymond Lark,” Z Magazine, February, 1999

 

  • “Sculpture of Charles Dickson,” Z Magazine, May, 1998

 

  • “Ernie Barnes: Advancing the Figurative Tradition,” Resonance, Volume 1, No. 1, February, 1997

 

  • “The Political Art of Ian White,” Z Magazine, January, 1997

 

  • “The African American and Feminist Art of Lavialle Campbell,” Z Magazine, February, 1996

 

  • ”The Life and Art of William Pajaud,” American Visions, December/January, 1996

 

  • “A Gathering Place,” Amerasia Journal (UCLA), Vol. 21, No. 3, Winter, 1995-96

 

  • "The Black Panther Mural," Z Magazine, July/August, 1995

 

  • "New Visions, New Viewers, New Vehicles: Twentieth Century Developments in North American Art," Leonardo (MIT Press), October, 1993, Vol. 26, No. 5

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