Althea McNish: bibliography
references to illustrations of work are starred*
2017 Anne Massey, Alex Seago, eds, Pop Art and Design : ch3, Althea McNish and the British African diaspora, Christine Checinska. 2017, Bloomsbury Academic.   *
2016 Melissa Doughty, "Althea McNish: Colouring the world: How textile expert changed world view". 5 Dec 2016, Trinidad and Tobago Newsday.   *
2015 Mark Brown, "Without Black artists there would be no modernism". 31 Dec 2015, The Guardian.  14*
2014 Eddie Chambers, Black Artists in British Art: A History from 1950 to the Present, v10 of International library of visual culture. 2014, I.B.Tauris.   253
2013 Derek Walcott, "The Journeyman Years, Volume 1: Culture, Society, Literature, and Art: Occasional Prose 1957-1974". 2013, Rodopi.   67 426 427 456 556
2012 Samantha Erin Safer, ed, V&A Pattern: Modern British Designers. 2012, V&A Publishing.   27*
2012 Mary Schoeser, ed, V&A Pattern: Sanderson 1954-74. 2012, V&A Publishing.   25*
2012 Geoff Rayner, Richard Chamberlain and Annamarie Stapleton, Artists' Textiles 1940-1976. 2012, Antique Collectors' Club Ltd.   286 287 288
2012 Lesley Jackson, Alastair Morton and Edinburgh Weavers: Visionary Textiles and Modern Art. 2012, Harry N. Abrams.   289*
2012 Andreas Leventis, "RCA Black", Third Text, 26:2, Routledge, 2012. 253-256
2011 Alan Rice and others, Trade and Empire: Remembering Slavery. 2011, Manchester: Whitworth Gallery, University of Manchester.   cover* 26 27* 53
2011 DUNIA, "A Cultural Diversity Affair at the Royal College of Art BLACK EXHIBITION in London", 6 Sept 2011, DUNIA, the Reader's Magazine*
2011 Nicky Albrechtsen and Fola Solanke, Scarves. 2011, London: Thames and Hudson.   73 84* 288
2010 Alan Rice, Creating Memorials, Building Identities: The Politics of Memory in the Black Atlantic. 2010, Liverpool University Press.   71 72*
2010 Charlotte Williams & Evelyn A. Williams, ed., Denis Williams: a life in works: new and collected essays, foreword by Davis Dabydeen. 2010, Amsterdam: Rodopi.   182
2009 Lesley Jackson, Shirley Craven and Hull Traders - Revolutionary Fabrics and Furniture 1957-1980. 2009, ACC Editions.  31* 32 46 106-107* 127 128-134* 204 205* 207 212
2009 BBC News, Humberside, Sixties style swings into Hull. 7 October 2009, BBC
2009 Alan Rice, "Slavery, Diaspora, Modernity and Glocalised Imaginations: Contemporary African Atlantic Artists Respond to the 2007 Bicentenary Commemorations", conference abstracts Glocal Imaginaries, Lancaster University and Whitworth Gallery, Manchester. 2009
2009 Roxy Harris & Sarah White, ed., Building Britannia: Life Experience With Britain. 2009, New Beacon Books for the George Padmore Institute.  47-92*
2009 Anna Buruma, Liberty and Co. in the Fifties and Sixties: A Taste for Design. 2009, ACC Editions.  56 57* 59* 74
2009 Country Life v203.   2009, Country Life Ltd.  79
2008 Richard M. Juang, Noelle Morrissette, Africa and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History: Culture, Politics, and History. 2008, ABC-CLIO.   235
2008 Angela Cobbinah, "A Dash of Colour", Black History 365: 2/1, Summer 2008.  5*
2008 Sue Kerry, Francesca Galloway, Julie Pickard, Neo-classicism to pop, Volume 2. Feb 2008, Antique Collectors' Club Ltd.   163*
2008 Sandra Courtman, "Caribbean Community and Common Market", Africa and the Americas: culture, politics, and history: a multidisciplinary encyclopedia 1. 2008
2007 Richard M. Juang & Noelle Anne Morrissette, ed., Africa and the Americas: culture, politics, and history : a multi-disciplinary encyclopedia c2008, Santa Barbara, Calif.; Oxford, ABC-CLIO. Vol1.  235
2007 Emma Baxter Wright, Zandra Rhodes, Vintage Fashion: Collecting and Wearing Designer Classics, 1900-1990. 2007, Collins Design.
2007 Lesley Jackson, Twentieth Century Pattern Design. 2007, Princeton Architectural Press.  103 104 145* 146 148 151 158 159
2007 David Dabydeen, John Gilmore and Cecily Jones, The Oxford companion to Black British history. 2007  90 156
2007 Mary Schoeser, Silk . 2007, Yale University Press.   142*
2006 Sandy Black, Fashioning fabrics: contemporary textiles in fashion. 2006, Black Dog.   19
2005 Fleur Britten, "Summer Breeze", University of the Arts London Magazine: Autumn/Winter 2005.  16-19*
2005 Lesley Jackson, "Caribbean Blaze", Crafts, v194: May/June 2005.   32-37*
2005 David Clover, "Dispersed or destroyed: archives, the West Indian Students' Union, and public memory", Society for Caribbean Studies Conference Papers v6: 2005.   9
2004 Sandra Courtman, Beyond the blood, the beach & the banana: new perspectives in Caribbean studies. 2004, Ian Randle. 3
2003 Bill Schwarz, West Indian intellectuals in Britain. 2003, Manchester, Manchester University Press.   16 28
2002 Alison Donnell ed, Companion to Contemporary Black British Culture 2002, Routledge.
2002 Lesley Jackson, 20th Century Pattern Design: Textile & Wallpaper Pioneers. 2002, Princeton Architectural Press, New York.   103 104 145* 146 148 151 158 159
2002 "Hali": the international journal of Carpet, textile & Islamic art. v123-125:2002   147
2002 Brian W. Alleyne, Radicals against race: Black activism and cultural politics. 2002, Oxford, Berg.   146-147
2002 Claus Bjorn, Jorgen Sevaldsen, Bo Bjorke, ed. Britain and Denmark: political, economic and cultural relations in the 19th and 20th centuries. 2002, Copenhagen, Museum Tusculanum Press, University of Copenhagen.   420
2000 Lesley Jackson, The sixties: decade of design revolution. 2000, Phaidon.   84
2000 Sylvia Backemeyer, ed., Making Their Mark: Art, Craft and Design at the Central School, 1896-1966. 2000, London, Herbert Press.   54
2000 Maureen Paton, The Best of Women: The History of Women of the Year. 2000, London, Women’s.   263
2000 Charlotte and Peter Fiell, ed., 60s decorative art : a source book. 2000, Köln, London, Taschen.   *
1999 Ngozi Ikoku, The Victoria & Albert Museum's textile collection: British textile design from 1940 to the present . 1999, London, V&A Publications.   12 15
1999 Marika Sherwood et al, Claudia Jones: a life in exile. 1999, London, Lawrence & Wishart.   151
1998 Patricia Moloney, "The Brush is my Language: Althea McNish, Textile Designer", TEXT: for the study of textile art design & history, v26:1998.   16* 19*
1998 International review of African American art, v15/1:1998.   35*
1998 African arts, v31. 1998, Los Angeles, African Studies Center, University of California.   82
1998 Aubrey Williams et al, Aubrey Williams. 1998, London, Institute of International Visual Arts in association with the Whitechapel Art Gallery.
1997 Patrick Edwards et al, Trinidad & Tobago Through the Eye of the Artist: from Cazabon to the Millennium. 1997, London, Trinidad & Tobago High Commission.   105* 114* 115*
1996 Mora J. Beauchamp-Byrd et al, Transforming the Crown; African, Asian and Caribbean artists in Britain, 1966-1996. 1996, New York, F.H. Williams Caribbean Cultural Center/African Diaspora Institute. *
1996 Anne Walmsley ed., Caribbean Connection 2: Island Pulse. 1996, London, Islington Arts Factory.   front cover* 6 7*
1996 Melanie Keen and Elizabeth Ward, Recordings: a select bibliography of contemporary African, Afro-Caribbean and Asian British Art. 1996, London, Institute of International Visual Arts (inIVA) in collaboration with Chelsea College of Art and Design.   19
1994 Geoffrey MacLean, Boscoe Holder: Boscoe Holder. 1994, Maclean Pub.   13 14
1993 David Hillman, Harri Peccinotti, comp., David Gibbs, ed., Nova 1965-1975. 1993, London, Pavilion.   103
1992 Stephen Calloway, The House of Liberty, Masters of Style and Decoration. 1992, London, Thames and Hudson.   170 181 182* 185
1992 Anne Walmsley, The Caribbean Artists Movement 1966-1972. 1992, London and Port of Spain, New Beacon Books.   18 80-81* 87 90 135 150-2 172(facing)* 229 235* 285 302 307 319
1991 Barty Philips, Fabrics and Wallpapers, Design Sources and Inspiration. 1991, London, Ebury Press.   53* 168
1991 Janette Jagger, Roger Towe, ed., Designers international index, Volume 2. 1991, Bowker-Saur.
1990 Aspects of Commonwealth literature v1. 1990, University of London, Institute of Commonwealth Studies.   131
1989 Mary Shoeser & Celia Rufey, English and American Textiles from 1790 to the Present. 1989, New York, Thames and Hudson.   226*
1987 Valerie Mendes and Frances Hinchcliffe, Ascher. 1987, London, Victoria and Albert Museum.   128 194-5* 196-7*
1987 Christopher Frayling, Royal College of Art, One Hundred & Fifty Years of Art & Design. 1987, London, Barrie and Jenkins.   154
1986 Penny Sparke, ed., Did Britain Make It?, British Design in Context 1946-86. 1986, London, Design Council.   80* 81 83* 88
1986 Mary Schoeser, Fabrics and Wallpapers. 1986, London, Bell and Hyman.   89* 90
1986 Arredo, Milan 1986, April-May, Tessili:  36*; 1987, Biancheria 1:   61*
1986 Victoria & Albert Museum, Designs for British Dress & Furnishing Fabrics, 18th Century to the Present. 1986, London, Victoria and Albert Museum.   49
1986 Anne Walmsley, "The Caribbean artists movement 1967-72 its inauguration and significance". WASAFIRI v3/5 Autumn 1986.   3-7
1984 Isabelle Anscombe, A Woman's Touch, Women in Design from 1860 to the Present Day. 1984, London, Virago.   194
1984 Stuart Macdonald, 'NSAE Conference Report 1984' (report on the annual conference of the National Society for Art Education). 1984, Journal of Art & Design Education, v3/3   373–382
1983 Susan Lambert, ed., Pattern and Design, Designs for the Decorative Arts 1480-1980. 1983, London, Victoria and Albert Museum. I
1983 Kate Baynes, ed., Young Blood, Britain's Design Schools Today and Tomorrow. 1983, London, Design Into Industry Ltd and Lund Humphries.   10* 52-55
1982 Charles Chichele Oman et al, Wallpapers: a history and illustrated catalogue of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. 1982, London, Sotheby Publications.   260
1982 Harold Barkley, Victoria & Albert Museum, Handbook to the Departments of Prints, Drawings & Photographs and Paintings. 1982, HMSO.   97
1982 Jumoke Debayo, ed., Costumes, Masks and Jewellery of the Commonwealth. 1982, Brisbane, International Cultural Corporation of Australia.   30* 32*
1982 New Statesman, v104:1982 [notice of 'Summer Madness', exhibition at Peoples Gallery]   35
1981 Institute of Race Relations, Race Today. v14-16: 1981   39 41
1979 Margaret Timmers, The Way We Live Now, Designs for Interiors 1950 to the Present Day. 1979, London, Victoria and Albert Museum.   23
1978 Winston Mahabir, In and out of politics: tales of the government of Dr. Eric Williams. 1978, Imprint Caribbean, Port of Spain.    121
1978 Trinidad and Tobago High Commission (London), An exhibition of paintings by four Trinidad and Tobago artists: Horace de Bourg, Art Derry, George Lynch, Althea McNish. 1978, London.   *
1974 Great Britain, Dept. of Trade and Industry, Trade and industry v17:1974, H M Stationery Office.
1973 Franco Maria Ricci, Top Symbols and Trademarks of the World, vol 4: Great Britain, Ireland, Benelux. 1973, Deco Press.  279
1973 Lionel Morrison, Althea makes it to top in the world of design. 6 August 1973, Evening Standard.  *
1972 Art index, v18:1972.   103
1972 Amateur gardening, v89:1972.
1971 Society of Industrial Artists and Designers, comp., Designers in Britain 7. 1971, London, André Deutsch.   266* 267* 268*
1971 Architectural Design v41: 1971.  52
1971 Shipping World & Shipbuilder v164: 1971.  1230
1969 The parliamentarian, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, v50:1969.   vi
1967 Tony Hart, The Young Designer. 1967, Kaye & Ward.   48-52*
1967 West Indies Chronicle [West India Committee] March 1967, "Caribbean art in dress fabric design - New ground broken by Althea McNish".   123*
1967 Josa Morgan Ruffner, "Auch in Deutschland trägt man ihre Kleider" , GONG, die Woche im Bild, 1967/18, April 1967.   70-71*
1967 Lionel Carson, The Stage year book. v1915:1967, Carson & Comerford, London   46
1967 Star [Roseau, Dominica] 18 February, "Trinidad girl designs for a brighter Britain". 1967, Roseau, Dominica.   5*
1967 Lionel Carson, ed, The Stage year book, v1915: 1967.   46
1966 Flair, February 1966.   14*
1965-66 The Journal [The Bradford Textile Society] 1965-66, Lavenham.   68 69* 72-74
1965 Man-made textiles and Skinner's record. 1965, Textile Press.   65*
1965 Derek Walcott, 2 June 1965, Trinidad Guardian
1965 Drapers Record July 1965, "Caribbean colour for prints".   6*
1965 Commonwealth Today [Central Office of Information]. 1965, London.   18* back*
1964 Flamingo, Dec 1964, "Designing woman with a difference".   31 32*
1963 Derek Walcott, "Future of Art Promising". 31 Aug 1963, Trinidad Guardian, Independence Progress Supplement. 26
1963 Vogue, June 1963.   *
1962 Mustafa M Önder, Modern art in textile design: catalogue [of an exhibition] Whitworth Art Gallery, 18 January to 24 February 1962. 1962, Manchester.   *
1961 [Studio Books], Decorative Art in Modern Interiors 1961-62 1961, London, Studio Books.   75*
1961 Interbuild v8:1961.   29*
1961 Architectural Design v31:1961.   53
1960 Tropic, April 1960, "Althea McNish: Textile designer".   32* 33*
1960 The Ambassador, London; Dec 1960*, Dec 1964.   91*
1960 Terence Davis, ed., Decorative Art in Modern Interiors 50: 1960-61 1960, London, Studio Books.   65* 73 77*
1960 Bakelite Plastics Review [1960], "Luxury afloat: the best of everything for s.s.Oriana".   front cover* 11*
1959, 61 James Laver, The Liberty Story 1959, 1961, London, Liberty and Co.   35* end-paper*
1959 Central Office of Information, Commonwealth Today 65. [Review of Woodstock Gallery exhibition]. [1959?] London.   18* 32*
1959 West Indian Review, Jan 1959, "West Indian Textile Designer". [Review of Woodstock Gallery exhibition].   99 101
1958 Art International v2. [Notice of Woodstock Gallery exhibition]. London, J. Fitzsimmons, 1958
1958- Design Magazine v120*:1958 and subsequently
1956 The Penrose annual: review of the graphic arts, v50:1956*