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Martin, Charles [Charlie]. (b. Yeadon, PA, 1952; active New York, NY, 2012)
 

Bibliography and Exhibitions

MONOGRAPHS AND SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

Bronx (NY). Gordon Parks Gallery, School of New Resources, John Cardinal O’Connor Campus, College of New Rochelle.
CHARLES MARTIN: Brazil.
1997.
Solo exhibition.

College Park (MD). University of Maryland.
CHARLES MARTIN: Photographing the Diaspora.
1998.
Solo exhibition.

Cuiabá, Mato Grosso (Brazil). Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso.
CHARLES MARTIN: Fotografias.
1992.
Solo exhibition.

Flushing (NY). Queens College.
CHARLES MARTIN: Home & Away (Eastern Parkway Carnival, Brooklyn and Brazil).
1998.
Exhib. cat., illus.

Madison (WI). University of Wisconsin-Madison.
CHARLES MARTIN: Made in Brazil.
1996.
Solo exhibition. [Traveling.]

Morgantown (WV). West Virginia University.
CHARLES MARTIN: Isolation.
1992.
Solo exhibition.

Morgantown (WV). West Virginia University.
CHARLES MARTIN: Portraits and Places.
1991.
Solo exhibition.

New Haven (CT). Yale University.
CHARLES MARTIN: Passage.
1989.
Solo exhibition.

New York (NY). 4th Street Photo Gallery.
CHARLES MARTIN: Portrayals.
1990.
Solo exhibition.

New York (NY). Cinque Gallery.
CHARLES MARTIN: Brazil, Paris, New York.
1995.
Solo exhibition.

New York (NY). Corner Gallery, World Trade Center.
CHARLES MARTIN: Brooklyn to Brazil.
1989.
Solo exhibition.

New York (NY). IRADAC [The Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean], City University of New York.
CHARLES MARTIN: Masquerades.
2001.
Solo exhibition.

New York (NY). June Kelly Gallery.
CHARLES MARTIN: Also Brazil.
January 18-February 16, 2008.
Solo exhibition.

New York (NY). June Kelly Gallery.
CHARLES MARTIN: Ferryboat.
2003.
Solo exhibition.

New York (NY). June Kelly Gallery.
CHARLES MARTIN: Manhattan.
2012.
Solo exhibition.

New York (NY). June Kelly Gallery.
CHARLES MARTIN: Motion.
2005.
Solo exhibition.

New York (NY). June Kelly Gallery.
CHARLES MARTIN: Reflections.
July 6-30, 1999.
Invitation card. Solo exhibition of photographs. No catalogue.

New York (NY). Louis Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement.
CHARLES MARTIN: Brazil, Paris, New York.
1996.
Solo exhibition.

New York (NY). Tamarkin.
CHARLES MARTIN: Spaces.
2000.
Solo exhibition.

Paris (France). Galerie Lulu Lyon.
CHARLES MARTIN: Myth and Reality: Masques & Portraits.
2002.
Solo exhibition.

Paris (France). Musée Halle Saint-Pierre.
CHARLES MARTIN: Portraits Noirs Américains.
1993.
Solo exhibition.

Paris (France). Odéon Photo-Vidéo.
CHARLES MARTIN: Portraits et Vues.
1993.
Solo exhibition.

Staten Island (NY). Access Gallery.
CHARLES MARTIN: New York Cityscapes.
1997.
Solo exhibition.

Staten Island (NY). Alice Austen House Museum.
CHARLES MARTIN: Ferryboat.
2000.
Solo exhibition.

Staten Island (NY). Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art.
CHARLES MARTIN: Making Carnival.
2001.
Solo exhibition.

Teaneck (NJ). Edward Williams College, Fairleigh Dickinson University.
CHARLES MARTIN: Portrayals.
1989.
Solo exhibition.

GENERAL BOOKS AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

BOSTON (MA). Northeastern University Art Gallery.
New York Artists at AAMARP.
1995.
Group exhibition. Included: Charles Martin, et al.

BOSTON (MA). Photographic Resource Center.
Juried exhibition.
1998.
Group exhibition. Included: Charles Martin.

BRONX (NY). En Foco.
Nueva Luz 9, No.1 (July 2003).
2003.
This issue includes: Charles Martin, Kerry Stuart Coppin (12- 21.) Essay by Kathleen Campbell. 4to, wraps.

BROOKLYN (NY). 4W Circle Gallery.
Known.
1994.
Group exhibition. Included: Charles Martin.

MILLSTEIN, BARBARA HEAD, ed.
Committed to the Image: Contemporary Black Photographers.
Brooklyn: Museum of Art in association with London: Merrell, 2001.
240 pp., excellent quality b&w and color illus., brief biogs. of artists, bibliog. Texts by Clyde Taylor and Deba P. Patnaik. Published to accompany an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Includes 94 contemporary African American photographers who live and work in the United State, each represented by several images. Excellent reference. Artists included: Salimah Ali, Jules Allen, Anthony Barboza, Ronald Barboza, Hugh Bell, Donald L. Bernard, Kwame Brathwaite, Nathaniel Burkins, Keith Calhoun, Don Camp, Ron Campbell, Howard T. Cash, Albert Chong, Barron Claiborne, Carl Clark, Linda Day Clark, Wayne Clarke, Jim Collier, Kerry Stuart Coppin, Adger W. Cowans, Renée Cox, Gerald Cyrus, Martin Dixon, Sulaiman Ellison, Mfon (Mmekutmfon) Essien, Delphine A. Fawundu, Albert R. Fennar, Collette Fournier, Omar Francis, Roland L. Freeman, Gerard H. Gaskin, Bill Gaskins, Tony Gleaton, Faith Goodin, Lonnie Graham, Todd Gray, Bob Greene, C.W. Griffin, Inge Hardison, Joe Harris, Art Harrison, Leroy W. Henderson, Jr., Raymond W. Holman, Jr., Imari (DuSauzay), Reginald L. Jackson, Leslie Jean-Bart, Jason Miccolo Johnson, Omar Kharem, Gary Jackson Kirksey, Andrea Davis Kronlund, Fern Logan, Lauri Lyons, Stephen Marc, Charles Martin, Steve J. Martin, Chandra McCormick, Willie Middlebrook, Cheryl Miller, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, Ozier Muhammad, Marilyn Nance, Oggi Ogburn, Gordon Parks, Toni Parks, John Pinderhughes, Carl Pope, Jr., Herbert Randall, Eli Reed, Vernon Reid, Orville Robertson, Herb Robinson, Richard Howard Rose, Jeffery A. Salter, Juma Santos, Jeffrey Henson Scales, Keisha Scarville, Accra Shepp, Coreen Simpson, Beuford Smith, Jamyl Oboong Smith, Chuck Stewart, Frank Stewart, Gerald Straw, Bruce W. Talamon, Ron Tarver, Shawn W. Walker, Carrie Mae Weems, Edward West, Cynthia Wiggins, Budd Williams, Ernest C. Withers, Suné Woods, Mel Wright, Gene Young. 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed.

NEW HAVEN (CT). Yale School of Art.
Reframing Tradition.
1996.
Group exhibition. juried by Susan Kismaric and Tod Papageorge. Included: Charles Martin.

NEW YORK (NY). Arts of Brazil Gallery.
Flavors of Brazil.
1997.
Group exhibition. Included: Charles Martin.

NEW YORK (NY). Bellevue Hospital Center Atrium.
New York City: In Focus.
October 9-November 21, 2008.
Group exhibition of New York based photographers, as well as, emerging photographers with subjects focusing on different aspects of iconic imagery from NYC: architecture, landscape, culture and people. Included: Pamela Allen, Dawoud Bey, Wayne Clarke, D. Lammie Hanson, Alex Harsley, Leroy Henderson, Charlie Martin, Valerie Phillips, Ming Smith, James Vanderzee.

NEW YORK (NY). Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
Black Beauty.
1994.
Group exhibition. Included: Charles Martin.

NEW YORK (NY). International Center.
Algiers: Photographs: Charles Martin & Jean-Pierre Hautecoeur.
Thru July 29, 2010.
Two-person exhibition. Jean-Pierre Hautecouer spent from 2004-2007 in the city and lived in the old sector, the casbah. Charles Martin visited Algiers during the summer, 2009, a guest of the Algerian Ministry of Culture for the 2nd Pan African Festival (PANAF 2009) of Algiers. He contributed photographs and an essay to the current issue of the New York University journal *Black Renaissance* *Noire* (10.1, Spring 2010). Hautecoeur's photographs are part of a global work incorporated into a film co-directed with the French journalist Anne Cazales in 2007.

NEW YORK (NY). International Center.
Civil Search: Charles Martin, photographs and Dick Griffin, paintings.
2009.
Two-person exhibition.

NEW YORK (NY). Leica Gallery.
The Wedding Show.
1998.
Group exhibition. Included: Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, Charles Martin.

NEW YORK (NY). Marymount Manhattan College Gallery.
Place.
1996.
Group exhibition. Included: Charles Martin.

NEW YORK (NY). Multi Media Arts Gallery.
New York Scenes.
1994.
Group exhibition. Included: Charles Martin.

NEW YORK (NY). Multi Media Arts Gallery.
New York Time Capsule: Joseph Caputo, Steve Hart and Charles Martin.
1990.
Three-person exhibition. Included: Charles Martin.

NEW YORK (NY). Multi Media Arts Gallery.
Travelscapes.
1995.
Group exhibition. Included: Charles Martin.

NEW YORK (NY). Museum of Modern Art.
Life of the City.
2002.
Group exhibition. Included: Charles Martin, Kambui Olujimi, et al.

NEW YORK (NY). Museum of Modern Art.
Picturing New York: Photographs from the Museum of Modern Art.
2009.
152 pp. exhib. cat., 150 b&w illus. Text by curator Sarah H. Meister. [Traveled to: Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; Fundació la Caixa, Barcelona; Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto; and Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy.] Sq. 4to (10 x 9.2 in.), boards.

OKPEWHO, ISIDORE, CAROLE BOYCE DAVIES, Ali A. Mazrui, eds.
The African Diaspora: African origins and New World identities.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999.
xxviii, 566 pp., illus., index of names. Over 40 visual artists mentioned in passing; only Basquiat is singled out for detailed and extensive individual consideration by Andrea Frohne. Selected texts, each with individual notes and bibliographies, including: "Cultural reconfigurations in the African Caribbean" by Maureen Warner-Lewis; "Modernity, memory, Martinique" by Richard Price; "Images of Africa and the Haiti revolution in American and Brazilian abolitionism" by Celia M. Azevedo; "The centrality of margins: art, gender, and African American creativity" by Sally Price; "Horned ancestral masks, Shakespearean actor boys, and Scotch-inspired set girls: social relations in nineteenth-century Jamaican Jonkonnu" by Sandra L. Richards; "From folklore to literature: the route from roots in the African world" by Oyekan Owomoyela; "Blackness as a process of creolization: the Afro-Esmeraldian Décimas (Ecuador)" by Jean Rahier; "Islam and the black diaspora: the impact of Islamigration" by Ali A. Mazrui; "The concept of modernity in contemporary African art" by Nkiru Nzegwu; "Habits of attention: persistence of Lan Ginée in Haiti" by LeGrace Benson; "Representing Jean-Michel Basquiat" by Andrea Frohne; "Optic black: implied texts and the colors of photography" by Charles Martin; "Caribbean cinema, or cinema in the Caribbean?" by Keith Q. Warner. 8vo (24 cm.), cloth.

WILLIS, DEBORAH, ed.
Black Photographers: 1940-1988, An Illustrated Bio-Bibliography.
New York: Garland, 1989.
483 pp., over 350 illus. The most comprehensive list of Black photographers to date, with brief biographical entries on many artists and a few bibliographical entries on approximately half of the hundreds of names. Photographers included in Willis's earlier book, Black Photographers 1840-1940, receive only a brief notation here. An indispensable reference work. Artists discussed include: Salimah Ali, Omobowale Ayorinde, J. Edward Bailey, III, Anthony Barboza, Donnamarie Barnes, Vanessa Barnes Hillian, Fay D. Bellamy, Lisa Bellamy, Dawoud Bey, Hart Leroy Bibbs, Bonnie Brisset, Barbara Brown, Lisa Brown, Millie Burns, Muriel Agatha Fortune Bush, Cynthia D. Cole, Juanita Cole, Cary Beth Cryor, Tere L. Cuesta, Fikisha Cumbo, Phyllis Cunningham, Pat Davis, Carmen DeJesus, Lydia Ann Douglas, Barbara Dumetz, Joan Eda, Sharon Farmer, Phoebe Farris, Valeria "Mikki" Ferrill, Collette V. Fournier, Roland L. Freeman, Rennie George, Bernadette F. B. Gibson, Anthony Gleaton, Dorothy Gloster, Lydia Hale-Hammond, Gail Adelle Hansberry, Inge Hardison, Teenie Harris, Madeleine Hill, Zebonia Hood, Vera Jackson, Louise Jefferson, Michelle M. Jeffries, Brent Jones, Brian V. Jones, Julia Jones, Kenneth G. Jones, Marvin T. Jones, Leah Jaynes Karp, Irene C. Kellogg, Lucius King, Romulo Lachatanere, Allie Sharon Larkin, George Larkins, Archy La Salle, Abe C. Lavalais, Joyce Lee, Sa'Longo J.R. Lee, Carl E. Lewis, Harvey James Lewis, Matthew Lewis, Roy Lewis, Fern Logan, Edie Lynch, Peter Magubane, Jimmie Mannas, Louise Martin, Mickey Mathis, Carroll T. Maynard, Rhashidah Elaine McNeill, Marlene Montoute, Michelle Morgan, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, Marilyn Nance, Yvonne Payne, Patricia Phipps, Ellen Queen, Phillda Ragland, Arkili-Casundria Ramsess, Odetta Rogers, Veronica Saddler, Lloyd Saunders, Cheryl Shackelton, Victoria Simmons, Coreen Simpson, Lorna Simpson, Clarissa T. Sligh, Ming Smith, Toni Smith, Charlynn Spencer Pyne, Jo Moore Stewart, Celeste P. Stokes, Elisabeth Sunday, Elaine Tomlin, Sandra Turner-Bond, Jacqueline La Vetta Van Sertima, Dixie Vereen, William Onikwa Wallace, Sharon Watson-Mauro, Carrie Mae Weems, Dolores West, Judith C. White, Elizabeth "Tex" Williams, Lucy Williams, Pat Ward Williams, Deborah Willis, Carol R. Wilson, Jonni Mae Wingard, Ernest Withers, and many, many others. Not all listed in this description, but all individual photographers are cross-listed. Large stout 4to, pictorial boards, no d.j. (as issued). First ed.

WILLIS, DEBORAH, ed.
Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers 1840 to the Present.
New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2000.
348 pp., 81 color plates, 487 b&w illus., notes, bibliog., index. Foreword by Robin D.G. Kelley. Published to accompany the three-part traveling exhibition organized by the Smithsonian Institution. Important gathering of photographs of Black subjects by African American photographers from mid-nineteenth century through the present (roughly half from 1980s and 90s) by the pre-eminent historian of this subject. Photographers include: O'Neal Abel, Salima Ali, James Lattimer Allen, Winifred Hall Allen, Amalia Amaki, Linda L. Ammons, Ken D. Ashton, Thomas Askew, John B. Bailey, James Presley Ball, Sr., James Presley Ball, Jr., Thomas Ball, Anthony Barboza, Cornelius M. Battey, Anthony Beale, Arthur P. Bedou, Donald Bernard, Dawoud Bey, Howard Bingham, Caroll Parrott Blue, Terry Boddie, Rick Bolton, St. Clair Bourne, George O. Brown, John H. Brown, Keith M. Calhoun, Dennis Callwood, Don Camp, Roland Charles, Albert Chong, Carl Clark, Linda Day Clark, Allen Edward Cole, Florestine Perrault Collins, Herbert Collins, Adger Cowans, Renée Cox, Cary Beth Cryor, Steven Cummings, Gerald G. Cyrus, Jack Davis, C. Daniel Dawson, Roy DeCarava, Doris Derby, Stephanie Dinkins, Lou Draper, George Durr, Nekisha Durrett, Edward (Eddie) Eleha, Darrel Ellis, Jonathan Eubanks, Delphine A. Fawundu, Alfred Fayemi, Jeffrey Fearing, Joe Flowers, Collette Fournier, Jack T. Franklin, Elnora Frazier, Daniel Freeman, Roland L. Freeman, King Daniel Ganaway, Bill Gaskins, Glenalvin Goodridge, Wallace Goodridge, William Goodridge, Bob Gore, Lonnie Graham, Todd Gray, Camille Gustus, Robert Haggins, Austin Hansen, Edwin Harleston, Elise Forrest Harleston, Charles "Teenie" Harris, Doug Harris, Joe Harris, Lyle Ashton Harris, Thomas Allen Harris, Lucius Henderson, Craig Herndon, Leroy Henderson, Calvin Hicks, Chester Higgins, Jr., Milton Hinton, Raymond Holman, Earlie Hudnall, Jr., Curtis Humphrey, Reginald Jackson, Chris Johnson, Brent Jones, Kenneth George Jones, Lou Jones, Benny Joseph, Kamoinge Workshop, Perry A. Keith, Andrew T. Kelly, Roshini Kempadoo, Winston Kennedy, Keba Konte, Andree Lambertson, Bill Lathan, Carl E. Lewis, Nashomeh L. R. Lindo, Harlee Little, Fern Logan, Stephen Marc, Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier, Charles Martin, Louise Ozell Martin, Chandra McCormick, Robert H. McNeill, Bertrand Miles, Cheryl Miller, Robert (Bob) Moore, John W. Mosley, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, Ming Smith Murray (as Ming Smith), Mansa Mussa, Marilyn Nance, Sunny Nash, Constance Newman, David Ogburn, G. Dwoyid Olmstead, Kambui Olujimi, Villard Paddio, Gordon Parks, D.M. Pearson, Moira Pernambuco, Bonnie Phillips, John Pinderhughes, P. H. Polk, Paul Poole, Carl R. Pope, Marion James Porter, Sheila Pree, Eli Reed, Richard Roberts, Wilhelmina Williams Roberts, Orville Robertson, Herb Robinson, Eugene Roquemore, Susan J. Ross, Ken Royster, Jeffery St. Mary, Richard Saunders, Jeffrey Scales, Addison L. Scurlock, George H. Scurlock, Robert S. Scurlock, Robert A. Sengstacke, Harry Shepherd, Accra Shepp, Carl Sidle, Coreen Simpson, Lorna Simpson, Moneta Sleet, Clarissa Sligh, Beuford Smith, Marvin Smith, Morgan Smith, Frank Stallings, Charles (Chuck) Stewart, Gerald Straw, Ron Tarver, Hank Willis Thomas, Elaine Tomlin, June DeLairre Truesdale, Sheila Turner, Richard Aloysius Twine, James Vanderzee, Vincent Alan W., Christian Walker, Shawn W. Walker, Augustus Washington, Lewis Watts, Carrie Mae Weems, Ellie Lee Weems, Jean Weisinger, Edward West, Wendel A. White, Cynthia Wiggins, Carlton Wilkinson, Carla Williams, Charles Williams, Milton Williams, Pat Ward Williams, William Earle Williams, Ernest C. Withers, Mel Wright. Large 4to (31 cm.), cloth, d.j. First ed.

WINSTON-SALEM (NC). Delta Fine Arts.
Celebration: Nine Artists Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of Winston-Salem Delta Fine Arts.
Thru April 14, 2007.
Exhib. brochure text by Dianne Caesar. Group exhibition of paintings, photographs and sculpture by nine artists represented by the June Kelly Gallery. Included: Moe Brooker, Colin Chase, Alex Harsley, Leroy W. Henderson, Jr., Tonya Ingersol, Charles Martin, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, John Pinderhughes, and Frank Wimberley. Brochure.

WOODSTOCK (NY). Center for Photography at Woodstock.
Made in Woodstock.
2001.
Group exhibition. Included: Charles Martin.