(Four articles scan the most progressive edge of the New York art scene of the 1980s and 90s):How We Got to Now - the New York/International Scene at the Edge of Two Centuries by Calvin Reid; Jean-Michel Basquiat; Outsider Superstar by Cora Marshall; Red Brick and Chain Link: The Urban Romance of Martin Wong by Jeffrey Bruce; After Representation by Horace Brockington. Also; Going Under: Artists on the Healing Power of Artmaking by Tamara Jeffries (a writer explores the depths of the human psyche and body to probe relations between healing and visual art). By Design: A Survey of the Design Disciples by Bradford Grant. Art People:Jacquelyn Days Serwer and Jeff Donaldson by Veronica Reed; (Kimberly) Camp Reviving Barnes by Veronica Reed; Eddie Jack Jordan; Jr. (obituary) by Floyd Coleman. Book Reviews:Kasfir; Sidney Littlefield. Contemporary African Art by Valerie Sweeney Prince; Michael Harris. Transatlantic Dialogue: Contemporary Art In and Out of Africa; Alma Jean Billingslea- Brown. Crossing borders through folklore:African American Women's Fiction and Art; Jeffrey C. Stewart; Ed.; Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen
reviewed by Valery Sweeney Prince.Artwork by: Richard Yarde; Carolyn Mazloomi; Charles Mills; Deryl Daniel Mackie; Ellen Powell Tiberino; Queen Brooks; Tom Miller; Kenn Ruffin; Kerry James Marshall; David Hammons; Lorraine O'Grady; Adrian Piper; Jack Whitten; Renee Green; Colin chase; Senga Nengudi; Densyse Thomasos; Debra Priestly; Amailia Mesa-Bains; Yinko Shonibare; Alson Saar; Jean Michel-Bisquiat; Martin Wong; Laylah Ali; Steve McQueen; Cheryl Warrick; Albert Chong; Yinka Shonibare; Gary Simons; Kindell Geers; Sandara Payne; Wangechi Mutu; Kara Walker; Fatima Tuggar; Chris Ofili; Gregory Coates; Zwelethu Mthethwa; Stephanie Dinkins; Bill Bidjocka; Kendell Geers; Charles Gaines; Tony Cokes; Syd Carpenter; Keba Konte; Cheri Samba Mojo Okediji;Ellis Wilson; Phoebe Beasley.