Barbara Jones-Hogu: Resist, Relate, Unite
Chicago-based artist Barbara Jones-Hogu (1938–2017) was a central figure of the Black Arts Movement and a founding member of the African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists (AfriCOBRA). Throughout her career she worked in painting, printmaking, film, and education, and contributed to major projects, including Chicago’s Wall of Respect mural.
On the occasion of the exhibition Barbara Jones-Hogu: Resist, Relate, Unite, the DePaul Art Museum published the first monograph on the artist’s work. The publication features texts by art historian Rebecca Zorach, Tate Modern Curator of International Art Zoe Whitley, and artist Faheem Majeed, as well as 22 illustrated plates, a selected bibliography, and exhibition history.
Foreword by DPAM Director and Chief Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm. Texts by Tate Modern curator Zoé Whitley and Chicago artist Faheem Majeed. Interview with the artist by art historian Rebecca Zorach. Designed by Matt Austin of Candor Arts. Edition of 500.Published by DePaul Art Museum, 2020, clothbound hardcover screenprinted by hand, 104 pages, 10 x 7.75 inches.