Enjoy an intimate look at the children’s books that shaped the artistic lives of Black creators with our homegrown conversation series In Celebration of Contemporary Black Artists. Explore a new reading list below!
1. Tiffany Baker on Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic edited by Lilly Workneh
2. Praise Fuller on Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold
3. Dana Davenport on Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Sky by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond
4. Nanette Carter on children’s book illustrator Tom Feelings
5. Naomi Momoh on Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Header Image: The Fireplace by Rosemarie Moyano, Age 11, India / Philippines. Courtesy of CMA’s permanent collection.