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Wealth and Celebrity Don’t Equal Power for Black Artists and Athletes

Posted on February 10, 2017 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

By Milford Prewitt


Now in the art world, they don’t necessarily need black kids to be artists. We got plenty of white artists. We got that covered. Bill Rhoden, sports…


Brooklyn Renames Block after Famed Black Art Collector

Posted on September 9, 2014 at 5:37pm 0 Comments

[This article was originally posted in the fall of 2012. It was accidentally purged from the BAIA archives, but is being re-posted]

Brooklyn Renames Block Where Famed Black Art Collector’s and Framer’s Gallery Thrives After 40 Years


By Milford Prewitt


Rogers Ave. is an unremarkable 2.6-miles that cuts through central Brooklyn in a long string of Mom-and-Pop restaurants, some professional service offices, beauty salons and…


For Black Artists, Great Critical Acclaim Rarely Leads to Riches

Posted on September 9, 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

[This article was originally posted in the summer of 2012, but was accidentally deleted during an archive update. It is being re-posted.]

 For Black Artists, Great Critical Acclaim Does Not Lead to Riches

 By Milford Prewitt

An unknown art collector paid $28.6 million last May for a pop art rendition of a weathered American flag that renown painter and printmaker Jasper Johns created on canvas during his iconic “Flag” series in the early…


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