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Hayward Oubre

Hayward Oubre’s art was met with critical success from the time he graduated Dillard University in…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 28, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Muralist Jon Onye Lockhard Dies

Master Artist, NCA National Board Member, and past National President, Jon Onye Lockard has joined the ancestors (January 25, 1932-March 25, 2015). Rest in Power.

Celebration of life services are as…

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Added by GEORGE BAYARD on March 27, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Richard Mosse, The Enclave

Richard Mosse, The Enclave, approaches the divided warzone of the Congo with vivd colors.…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 26, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

EBOLA FIGHTERS: PORTRAITS

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Dr. Jerry Brown, 46, Medical Director of ELWA 

(Eternal Love Winning Africa) Hospital in Monrovia,…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 26, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Queen of Collage: Wangechi Mutu

Wangechi Mutu is an artist, sculptor, and mix media artist, who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Mutu is considered by many as an Afrofuturist and one of the most important contemporary African artists of recent…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 25, 2015 at 6:31pm — No Comments

Artist/Designer/Illustrator in Baltimore City, Maryland (Charles E. Cooper Jr.)

I dedicated my love of the arts by creating and hopefully shining my light on the world with the work I am showcasing .. 

It is very therapeudic to me. And comforting to me .. Art is my best friend. My Healing force. My Sanity. My love. 

What is Art to You? 

Feel free to connect with me .. …

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Added by Charles Cooper - Coopa Coopa Art on March 25, 2015 at 3:04pm — No Comments

The Face Of Patronage: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture First Donor

“I just knew, if it was something I wanted to see happen, I had to be part of the change.” - Donnette Cooper 



Meet our very first individual donor.



"Weeks after President George W. Bush…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 24, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Drake to curate Sotheby's art show

Sotheby's Contemporary Art Department has recruited drake to curate a show. The show will feature works by Kara Walker, Glenn Ligon, Jean - Michel Basquiat, and Kehinde Wiley and will “explore the dialogue between music and art”. The show is expected to run from April 28 to June…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 24, 2015 at 5:28pm — No Comments

14th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival - March 26th - 29th.

The Black Arts Alliance presents the 14th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival

The Black Arts Alliance, Inc. (BAA) presents the North Carolina…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 24, 2015 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Pérez Art Museum Miami to Open Exhibition Exploring Immigration and Cultural Identity in May 2015

Pérez Art Museum Miami to Open Exhibition Exploring Immigration and Cultural Identity in May 2015

 

Artists from African, Caribbean and South Asian communities worldwide featured in

Poetics of Relation…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 24, 2015 at 3:56pm — No Comments

26th Annual James A Porter Colloquium

This Colloquium is offered as a special tribute to the scholarship and contributions to African American Art History by Tritobia Hayes Benjamin (1944-2014) who was the Associate Dean of the Division of Fine Arts, College of Arts and Sciences, professor of art history, and Director of the Gallery…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 24, 2015 at 12:44am — No Comments

Hair Stories Untold by Nakeya Brown

"Each photograph I compose is a reflection of my African American female identity positioned within hair politics, hair rituals, and black culture. The scope of my work reconstructs racialized beauty standards and…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 23, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Let There Be Art



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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 20, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

STAYING POWER

       Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s is a project to increase the number of black British photographers and images of black Britain in the V&A collection. It aims to raise awareness of the contribution of black Britons to British culture and society, as well as to the art of photography.

Over the last seven years…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 18, 2015 at 5:21pm — No Comments

Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl - Crowdfunding

Citizen of the world, Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor changed the way we talk about women, race and food.

Now celebrating their 40th anniversary, Women Make Movies continues to achieve international recognition with…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 18, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Highlight Reel from First Solo Exhibition in Brooklyn

Watch this amazing highlight video from the opening of my first solo art exhibition "On Earth & Above." #art #artist #angels #women #paintings
http://youtu.be/MFhQAAXdsVY

Added by Stephanie Kiah on March 18, 2015 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Extra, Extra, Read All About It!

Thanks to The Cincinnati Herald, a newspaper from my hometown, for publishing an article highlighting my career as a visual artist and my recent exhibitions within my current home of #NYC. The article is available in print and online at http://t.thecincinnatiherald.com/news/2015/mar/13/local-artists-work-gaining-national-exposure-inter/

#CincinnatiGirl #TheCincinnatiHerald… Continue

Added by Stephanie Kiah on March 18, 2015 at 2:18pm — No Comments

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