The cover of Moore's book.

You Don't Have to Be Beyoncé to Be a Black Art Collector—Charles Moore Shows Us How

At times it seems as if one must be Beyoncé, Sean Combs or Alicia Keys to be a Black art collector. Our conceptualization of art collecting has been so greatly influenced by classism and elitism that many of us are unaware of our own power to take part in the stewardship of Black visual and material culture. This is precisely why Charles Moore’s voice is essential for the present and future of African American art history.

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