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Professor Curlee R. Holton Appointed Permanent Executive Director of David C. Driskell Center. Read

Contemporary Art of Nigeria Exhibition opening in Chicago

"My work is more ritualistic today. I extract the Essence out of form through the use of tones, textures & lines while still retaining the identity of the subject. This was the Goal of Traditional African-Artists, its straight, direct and to the Point!" Dayo Laoye 

Art Everywhere campaign...

Art Everywhere US campaign, is a public celebration of great American art as part of “the largest outdoor art show ever conceived”. Included in this selection are the artworks of Romare Beardon, William Henry Johnson, Archibald Motley and Charles White. Read


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Steve A. Prince is an artist, educator and art evangelist. His mediums are printmaking, drawing and sculpture. Steve is a native of New Orleans and the crescent city's rich tradition of art, music and religion pulsate through his work. Hammonds House Museum has an opening Reception July 13th featuring the works of Steve Prince, Claude Clark and Najee Dorsey More

MIAMI ART WAR: frontlines

BABACAR M'BOW the new director of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) has been in the middle of a full fledged ART WAR

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The Pan African Film Festival comes to Atlanta August 7 - 10, 2014 #Film #blackfilms #atlanta #events #news

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The film captures 9 unique self-portraits of the artists from their studios to Havana Cuba. Through their voices, Abstract 9 gives a vivid insight into the history of Black Abstract Art from the late Jim Crow era until today. The film highlights…

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Redbird - Jon Naar c 1973 

currently on exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York

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Black Art In America™ recently installed a Pop-Up show at Sonia Deane's Cane Roots Salon in Harlem, New York City. This satellite gallery will showcase works of BAIA member artists from July 19 through February 15, 2015.

Cane Roots Salon, "We’re here to elevate the appreciation of rum - its rich history, the craftsmanship involved in making a fine spirit and combining these with a passion for the taste itself. Cane Roots is Rum. Redefined." Read more



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Leaving Mississippi — Reflections on Heroes and Folklore: Works by Najee Dorsey (August 21, 2014 - January 4, 1015) at the Columbus Museum. Read


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Success in the Shadows: Contemporary Black Artists Struggle for Acceptance Read

Malcolm X by Glenn Ligon

Who was Claude Clark...

One of America's most respected black artists, Claude Clark was an influential educator as well as an art instructor, Clark was instrumental in establishing the Art Department at Alabama's Talladega College. He taught there from 1948 until 1955, when he was succeeded by the young David Driskell. Claude Clark's work will be on exhibit at Hammonds House Museum. Read


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Shantrelle P. Lewis interviews Najee Dorsey Founder / CEO of Black Art In America for the Summer Issue of Art Voices Magazine. Read



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