'Eddie Chambers' Black Artists in British Art is a breathtaking tour de force. Brilliantly conceptualised, beautifully written and inspirationally theorised, this volume s seminal contribution to art history is unparalleled. Spectacularly well researched and stunningly original, it is an exemplary scholarly feat, essential for researchers, students and general audiences alike, and one which offers yet further confirmation of Chambers' reputation as the leading international scholar of his generation.'
'A book we have all been waiting for... the significance of Chambers' careful research and notation of the exhibition history of Black artists in Britain cannot be overstated.'
--Hansi Momodu-Gordon, Contemporary And
About the Author
Eddie Chambers is Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, University of Texas at Austin, USA, where he teaches the art history of the African Diaspora. He gained his Ph.D. from Goldsmith's College, University of London and between 2003 and 2009 he was a Visiting Professor, Art History, at Emory University, Atlanta. Since the early 1980s Eddie Chambers has been organizing and curating artists' exhibitions in Britain and a range of other countries, including the US, Australia and Jamaica.