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Hardcover | Out of Print | ISBN: 9780262025331 | 237 pp. | 9.5 x 9.5 in | 310 color illus., 45 b&w illus.| October 2002

William Pope.L

The Friendliest Black Artist in America


“...illuminating...the art of a provocateur can be as serious as it is outrageous.”—Eduard M. Gomez , Black Issues Book Review
“Pope. L's bold engagement with the mind and the expertly and energetically documented and evaluated...”—Donna Seaman , Booklist
“Pope.L...blends poetry with Dada, politics with scatology, continually confronting viewers with difficult questions and hard-to-categorize art.”—Pollack
“Provocative, irreverent, and insightful.”—Steven Nelson , African Arts
“The photos of Pope.L's funny and daring work speak for themselves...lustrous...”—Liz Spikol, Philadelphia Weekly


Awarded First Prize in the Books category of the 2003 Museum Publications Design Competition presented by the American Association of Museums