Recommended Reading

Allen JM. 1988. Identity in Caribbean painting - special emphasis on Jamaica. Thesis by students of the Edna Manley School for the Visual Arts. Kingston: The National Library of Jamaica. [MS 2070 Box 3 No. 33]

Alleyne M.C. 1984. 'The World View of Jamaica'. In Jamaica Journal. 17:1 (2-13). Kingston: The Institute of Jamaica.

Anderson, K., Mortimer Evelyn, G. 2016. Jamaican Pulse: Art and Politics from Jamaica and the Diaspora. Bristol: Sansom & Co

Archer-Straw P. 1995. 'Intuitive lessons: on naming the primitive In tribute to David Boxer': Twenty Years at the National Gallery of Jamaica 1975-1995. National Gallery of Jamaica: Institute of Jamaica.

Archer-Straw, P. 1998. 'Black is colour; colour is race'. Jamaican Historical Review. 20 (15).


Archer Straw, P, & Robinson, K. 2011. Jamaican art : then and now, Kingston, Jamaica : LMH Pub. Ltd.

Autograph APB. 2017. Jamaica 1891 Portfolio donated to the archive. Autograph APB Online Archive: Autograph Source: http://autograph- Accessed: 28/07/2017

Barnett-Davidson, M. and Lyttle, D. 2016. 'Adapt or Perish: An Assessment of Emerging Museum Educational Strategies at the National Gallery of Jamaica. Innovation, research & education – the future of Caribbean museums'. Caribbean Museums, 1 (17-26).


BBC Meridian. 1993. Art in Jamaica. BBC World Service Achieves. Source:


Bennett-Cummings M. 1993. Using art and craft to create an awareness of multiculturialsm as an aspect of Jamaican heritage. Thesis by students of the Edna Manley School for the Visual Arts. Kingston: The National Library of Jamaica. [MS 2070 Box 10 No. 1]


Boxer, D., 1983. Jamaican Art, 1922-1982. The National Gallery of Jamaica and Smithsonian Institution Travelling Exhibition Service.


Boxer, D. 1986. Jamaican Intuitives: Visionary paintings and sculpture direct from Jamaica. Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Commonwealth Institute, 21 August, 1986 - 5 October, 1986. Commonwealth Institute, National Gallery of Jamaica, London Kingston


Boxer D. 1987. Fifteen Intuitives, July 12- October 31, 1987. Kingston: The National Gallery of Jamaica.


Boxer D. 1997. Black as colour, August 31 October 17 1997. Kingston: The National Gallery of Jamaica.


Boxer D, and Nettleford R. 1979. The Intuitive Eye, August 20th- October 5th 1979. Kingston: The National Gallery of Jamaica.


Brathwaite, E. 1971. The development of Creole society in Jamaica 1770–1820. Oxford: Clarendon Press.


Cooper, C. 2004. 'Enslaved in stereotype: Race and representation in post-independence Jamaica'. Small Axe, 8:2 (154-169).

Cummins, A, Farmer, K. and Russell, R (editors). 2012. Plantation to Nation: Caribbean Museum and National Identity. Champaign Illinois: Common Ground Publishing LLC. 275 p.


Curtin, P.D. 1990. The rise and fall of the plantation complex: essays in Atlantic history. Cambridge University Press.


Douglas AN. 2001. Reclaiming the fetish: cultural nationalism and the black aesthetic 1920- 1940. Doctoral Dissertation. University of the West Indies, Mona Campus Main Library Special collection: University of Virginia


Jamaica and Jamaica Journal
Ire Diva. 2014. 'Social Atrocities inside Kingston on the Edge 2014'. Life and Style of a Jamaican Dawta. Source: kingston-edge-2014/ Accessed: 29/07/2017
Jacobs, H.P. Manley, N.W. and Cripps, S. 1938. “This Jamaica” by Norman W Manley and “Don’t Shoot the Pianist!” by Sir Stafford Cripps KC MP with forward by H P


Jacobs (Speeches delivered at the Inaugural meeting of the PNP in the Ward Theatre, Sep 18 1938.). People's National Party, Vol 1, 1938 - 1944. Pamphlet in folio on PNP publications from 1938-1944. Kingston: National Library of Jamaica. [MS 126a]


Jones, T. 1999. 'Shades of Brown: The Law of Skin Color' Duke Law Journal. 49, (1487- 1557)


Martin, Tony.1984. The Pan-African Connection: From Slavery to Garvey and Beyond. US: The Majority Press.


Maréchal, J.-P. 1998.'For an island museology in the Caribbean'. Museum International, 50, (44–50)


Mohammed, P. 2009. Imaging the Caribbean: Culture and visual translation. US: Palgrave Macmillan.


Monteith K.E.A, and Richards G. 2002. Jamaica in slavery and freedom: History, heritage and culture. Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad: University of the West Indies Press.


Nursey-Bray, P. 1980. 'Race and Nation: Ideology in the Thought of Frantz Fanon'. The Journal of Modern African Studies, 18:1, (135-142).


Oliver, V. L. (Editor). 1910. Miscellaneous records relating to the History, Genealogy, Topography and Antiques of the British West Indies Vol 1. London: Mitchell Hughes and Clark Source: Accessed: [21/07/2017]


Osbourne, A. 2016. 'Creative Tourisms: Aestheticizing Poverty and Violence in Trench Town, Jamaica'. In: First Postgraduate Conference on Caribbean In/securities and Creativity, 23 May 2016, University of Birmingham, UK. (Unpublished)


Poupeye V. 1994. In Retrospect: 40 Years of the National Gallery of Jamaica.August 31- November 15, 2014. Kingston: The National Gallery of Jamaica.


Poupeye-Rammelare V. 1995. A concise guide to publication on Jamaican art.' In tribute to David Boxer: Twenty Years at the National Gallery of Jamaica 1975-1995. National Gallery of Jamaica: Institute of Jamaica.


Poupeye, V. 2007. 'Intuitive Art as a Canon.' Small Axe, 11:3, (73-82). Duke University Press. Poupeye, V. and Minott, R. 2017. Transcription Interview Veerle Poupeye, National Gallery of Jamaica. Norwich: Univeristy of East Anglia (Unpublished) Appednix 1
Powers. A. 2012 A Parcel of Ribbons : Letters of the 18th Century Lee Family in London and Jamaica.


Smith J. 1991. Forty years Edna Manley School for the Visual Arts 1950-1990, 1: Essay, November 11, 1990- January 12, 1991. The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus Main Library. Kingston: The National Gallery of Jamaica and Edna Manley School for the Visual Arts.


Stitt, J.F. 2007. 'Gendered Legacies of Romantic Nationalism in the Works of Michelle Cliff.' Small Axe, 11:3, (52-72).


Syed, K.T. and Hill, A., 2011. 'Awakening to white privilege and power in Canada'. Policy Futures in Education, 9:5, (608-615). The Education Department of the National Gallery of Jamaica. 1983. ,The National Gallery of Jamaica Supplement', Jamaica Journal 16:4 (29-36).


The National Gallery of Jamaica WordPress. 2013. Religion and Spirituality – About the Explorations Series. Source: about-the-explorations-series/ Accessed: 20/07/2017


Thiyagarajah, N. Han, B. McAdams, L. Rider, D, Rodrigues V. 2010. Shadism. London: Regent Park Film Festival. Source: Acesssed: 30/07/2017


Thompson, K. A. 2004. 'Black Skin, Blue Eyes: Visualizing Blackness in Jamaican Art', 1922–1944. Small Axe 8:2, (1-31).


Turner, Rochelle. 2015. 'Travel and Tourism Economic Impact 2015: Caribbean'. World travel & tourism council. London. Source: 15.pdf Accessed: 23/07/2017


Ulysse, G.A., 2007. Downtown ladies: informal commercial importers, a Haitian anthropologist and self-making in Jamaica. University of Chicago Press.


Whittingham, J.S. 2014. Is mixed-race a colour? The factors involved in the construction of the mixed-race identity. Doctoral dissertation, University of the West of England..


Wilson, S. M. (Editor) 1997. The Indigenous people of the Caribbean. Florida: The University Press of Florida

This site was designed with the
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now