Eugene J. Martin (July 24, 1938 - January 1, 2005). Eugene Martin's art is best known for his imaginative, complex mixed media collages on paper. Martin attended the Corcoran School of Art in Washington D.C. from 1960–1963. More

#laborday weekend...

Cassandra Wilson, Musiq Soul Child and the Temptations, see them live at this years African Festival of the Arts - Chicago.

Music, Art, Food and good times, August 29 - September 1. More

Fiber arts...

Let the Church Say Amen celebrates spirituality with works in mixed media by renowned fabric artist Sonié Joi Thompson-Ruffin. Sonié's artwork is deeply rooted in the African American experience. Read

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Among the most famous modern print artists, Robert “Bob” Blackburn (1920-2003) was a Harlem native who grew up in the bloom of the Harlem Renaissance. Blackburn found that New York’s artist-printshops barred him because he was black so in 1948, he established his own printshop with the principle that it was open to all. More

Artz Newz...

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

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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'Leaving Mississippi' by Najee Dorsey

Celebrating 25 years of African Festival of the Arts..

Black Art In America is a proud media partner of the 25th African Festival of the Arts Chicago. Join us this labor day weekend for a cultural celebration.

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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 in Columbus, GA - More


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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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Black Art and Culture Trips: 

Art Basel (Miami), Cuba, Mexico, Spain/Morocco, & Brazil - More


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"It’s a smashing graphic novel on multiple levels & dimensions. brilliantly written and crafted… powerfully cinematic - a timeless new genre-bending literary classic for the 21st century". More

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Delilah W. Pierce (1904 to 1992), artist, curator, educator, and advocate, is known for her fluid style, which ranged from figurative to abstract. Read

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A HARD SUMMATION is a suite of 13 new poems, covering the history of African Americans from the Middle Passage to Now. 

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