The most comprehensive and up-to-date monograph available on the work of the celebrated artist, a trailblazer who continues to influence and inspire

The ultimate monograph on the work of celebrated artist Lorna Simpson, a trailblazer who continues to influence and inspire.

Lorna Simpson is a multimedia artist known for her pioneering approach to conceptual photography. In 1993 Simpson was the first African-American woman ever to show in the Venice Biennale and to have a solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. This landmark book documents Simpson s career in its entirety, up to her most recent work. In doing so, it sheds light on the remarkable path that Simpson paved to global critical acclaim and art-world stardom.


ISBN13: 9781838661243
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 240
Publication Date: 7 Apr 2022
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 29(H) x 25(L) x 2.6(W)
Weight (gm):

Author Biography

Naomi Beckwith will take up the position of deputy director and senior curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York in June 2021.

Thelma Golden is Director of The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.

Chrissie Iles is a curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.

Kellie Jones is Professor in Art History and Archaeology and theInstitute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University.


Lorna Simpson: Revised & Expanded Edition

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