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13 Photobooks that Highlight Black Lives and Artistic Visions

From monographs by Awol Erizku and Deana Lawson, to collections on fashion, community, and power, here are essential titles to read this Black History Month.

Aperture Salutes Ming Smith and Zora J Murff on the Occasion of the International Center of Photography Annual Gala

Smith and Murff—both published by Aperture—are among five honorees at ICP’s 2023 Infinity Awards

11 Essential Photobooks for Black History Month

From monographs by Ming Smith and Deana Lawson to compendiums about activism and fashion, here are must-read books that envision Black lives.

The Black Photographers Rethinking What History Is All About

In these 11 photobooks from Kwame Brathwaite to Deana Lawson, artists envision beauty and poetry, fashion and resistance.

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