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We are very excited about the HARDCOVER reissue of “Barkley Hendricks: Birth of the Cool” •
We are very excited about the HARDCOVER reissue of “Barkley Hendricks: Birth of the Cool”

The Nasher Museum publishes richly illustrated, full-color catalogues on the occasion of exhibitions that originate at the Nasher Museum and travel internationally. These special publications are edited by senior curators at the Nasher Museum or guest curators (often associated with Duke University) to include scholarly essays and artist interviews. Most titles are available at Duke University Press. Many are available at the Nasher Museum Store.

Purchase the new hardcover reissue of Barkley Hendricks: Birth of the Cool, the exhibition catalogue published by the Nasher Museum on the occasion of the artist’s 2008 painting retrospective. This richly illustrated book was edited by curator Trevor Schoonmaker, who wrote the introductory essay, and includes contributions from Richard J. Powell, the John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History at Duke University, Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, and Franklin Sirmans, Director of the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). The catalogue is distributed by Duke University Press and available at the Nasher Museum Store. The hardcover reprint newly includes an in memoriam text and photographs by the artist, who passed away in 2017. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool” exhibition catalogue.


Publications from the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool (2017, hardcover reissue)
Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush
Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art
A Material Legacy: The Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection of Contemporary Art (2016)
Nasher 10: Celebrating a Decade
Rauschenberg: Collecting & Connecting (2014)
Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist (2014)
Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey  (2013)
The Vorticists: Rebel Artists in London and New York, 1914-1918  (2010)
The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl (2010)
Lines of Attack: Conflicts in Caricature  (2009)
El Greco to Velazquez: Art during the Reign of Phillip III (2008)
Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool (2008)
States of Mind: Dan & Lia Perjovschi (2007)
Street Level: Mark Bradford, William Cordova and Robin Rhode  (2007)
Irwin Kremen: Beyond Black Mountain (1966 to 2006)  (2006)
Conjuring Bearden (2006)
The Evolution of the Nasher Collection (2005)
The Forest: Politics, Poetics and Practice (2005)
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University: Rafael Vinoly Architects (2005)
The Past is Present: The Kempner Collection of Classical Antiquities at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University (2012)

Publications from the former Duke University Museum of Art

A Generation of Antiquities
Jerusalem and the Holy Land Rediscovered
The Physician’s Art
The Brummer Collection of Medieval Art
Painting the Maya Universe

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