Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial Book
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title, this major book takes an unprecedented look at one of our most original contemporary artists. Exploring two decades of Dial’s paintings, sculptures, and drawings, it offers the most extensive survey of his work ever undertaken. It chronicles Dial’s creative life, including his extraordinary journey from the Black Belt fields and factories of the South to the galleries and museums of New York City. It also examines the Southern black art traditions in which his creations are rooted and features an in-depth look at the history, themes, and development of Dial’s art, highlighting his unique perspectives on society’s most compelling issues and dilemmas. The lavishly illustrated monograph includes over 150 color reproductions.
Hardbound; 216 pages; Measures approx. 12" x 12" x 1".