Derek Conrad Murray teaches in the History of Art and Visual Culture at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he specializes in the art and culture of the African Diaspora. His work has appeared in Art in America, Art Journal, Public Art Review, and Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art. He is the author of Queering Post-Black Art: Artists Rethinking African-American Identity After Civil Rights (2016) and the forthcoming Regarding Difference: Contemporary African-American Art and the Politics of Recognition.
Post-Blackness in the Arts
Mary Mann reviews Derek Conrad Murray’s study of “post-black” art....