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Tell It Like It Is, The Works of Glenn Ligon

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 12:59pm 0 Comments

by Michael Owens

Glenn Ligon is an African American conceptual artist whose work raises questions about  race, language, desire, sexuality, and identity. Ligon engages in intertextuality with other works from the visual arts, literature, and history, as well as his own life. Ligon's work is a direct challenge to American sensibilities and is greatly influenced by his experiences as an African American and as a homosexual living in the…


Eight Icons of Black American Art

Posted on August 4, 2014 at 4:22pm 0 Comments

Eight Icons of Black American Art

by Michael Owens 

Here are eight iconic images from African…


Marvin Gaye's Troubled Soul

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 1:22pm 0 Comments

Marvin Gaye's Troubled Soul

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Success in the Shadows: Contemporary Black Artists Struggle for Acceptance

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 8:54am 3 Comments

Success in the Shadows: Contemporary Black Artists Struggle for Acceptance

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