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‘Approach Every Black Artist as a World-Maker’: Art Historian Bridget Crooks on the Need for an Expansive Definition of Blackness

This article is part of a series of interviews with scholars engaged with Black art for Black History Month. See also Ologundudu’s previous interview with Richard J. Powell. Bridget Crooks’s first made a splash by casting a critical eye on museums. In her much-discussed 2011 book, Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum, Crooks looked at the ways that museums have perpetuated ...

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