Mounting Frustration

Mounting Frustration

The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power

Art History Publication Initiative

by Susan E. Cahan

Published by: Duke University Press Books

360 pages, 178.00 x 254.00 x 0.00 mm, 113 illustrations (incl. 20 in

  • ISBN: 9780822371458
  • Published: February 2018


In Mounting Frustration Susan E. Cahan uncovers the moment when the civil rights movement reached New York City's elite art galleries. Focusing on three controversial exhibitions that integrated African American culture and art, Cahan shows how the art world's racial politics is far more complicated than overcoming past exclusions.