French art historian Anne Lafont delivers an unpublished study on the close and paradoxical relations of art and race in the Enlightenment. A new voice in current works on issues of race, art, images and colonization
“L'art et la race offers a historical account of staggering subtlety, breadth, and insight.”
Stephanie O'Rourke, Art and Race: A Review
Anne Lafont is an art historian and director of studies at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris.