What is black art?
Anne Lafont is an art historian and director of studies at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales.
She has recently published two books: Une Africaine au Louvre ; La place du modèle and a monography entitled L'Art et la race. L'Africain (tout) contre l'œil des Lumières (Presses du réel, 2019) which won her the Maryse Condé literary prize in the research category and the Vitale and Arnold Blokh prize. She also co-edited with Vincent Debaene a special issue of Critique: Art Noir (2020) devoted to contemporary work and research on and in black worlds.
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Thursday, March 11, 2021