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Artist Call: South Side Community Art Center

Added by Black Art In America on January 9, 2017 at 12:50pm — No Comments

American Jazz Museum presents Spectrum: Autism, Art and Music A Collection of Works by Juliette Hemingway

SPECTRUM: AUTISM, ART, AND MUSIC

January 14th through April 30th…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 4, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

I, too, am America: a song of race and language at Community Folk Art Center

I, too, am America: A Song of Race and Language

When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - Saturday, March 25, 2017

12:00 am

Where: Community Folk Art Center

805 E. Genesee Street

Syracuse, NY 13210

In Ralph Ellison’s speech “What Children are Like” he discusses subcultures…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 4, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

MICKALENE THOMAS: WAITING ON A PRIME-TIME STAR

MICKALENE THOMAS:

WAITING ON A PRIME-TIME STAR

January 18 – April…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 2, 2017 at 8:06am — No Comments

The Ease of Fiction at the California African American Museum closes February 19th

The Ease of Fiction

In The Ease of Fiction, works by four contemporary African artists living in the United States serve as a foundation for a critical discussion about history, fact, and fiction. Recent paintings, drawings, and sculptural works by ruby onyinyechi amanze (b. 1982, Nigeria), Duhirwe Rushemeza (b. 1977, Rwanda), Sherin…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 2, 2017 at 7:53am — No Comments

The passing of Atlanta based watercolor artist James Wellington Taylor, Jr.

Black Art In America is saddened to announce the passing of James Taylor on December 22nd, 2016. James was a beloved member of the Atlanta arts community. His legacy lives on through his art and the lives he touched. 

James Taylor is a watercolorist whose work has a natural softness of subject matter and…

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Added by Black Art In America on December 24, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

SHIFTING: AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN ARTISTS AND THE POWER OF THEIR GAZE

Alison Saar 

Black Snake Blues, 1994

Offset lithograph

21 3/4" x 29 3/4" 

The David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland is proud to announce its spring…

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Added by Black Art In America on December 22, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Black Artist Collective's First Board Meeting

Added by Kehinde Ayokunle on December 15, 2016 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Aisha Tandiwe Bell and Tony Bingham Exhibition at Space One Eleven

Space One Eleven

An artist-run, visual arts organization in Birmingham, AL

Aisha Tandiwe Bell and Tony Bingham Exhibition

Exhibition Opening…

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Added by Black Art In America on December 10, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Pérez Art Museum Miami Calls all South Florida Female Artists for Historic Photograph | Dec. 10, 9:30-11am

Pérez Art Museum Miami Celebrates Feminism with Largest Photograph of South Florida Female Artists

 

NOW BE HERE #3 at Pérez Art Museum Miami 

December 10, 9:30-11am

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Added by Black Art In America on December 7, 2016 at 9:37am — No Comments

The Dream Lives: The Mayor's Commission on Unity, Diversity and Prosperity featuring Damien Escobar

About the Event



The Dream Lives is an annual celebratory tribute to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It demonstrates through talent, presentations and speakers that the principles espoused by Dr. King still resonate today.…

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Added by Black Art In America on December 5, 2016 at 8:02pm — No Comments

Art Deals of the week !!!

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Added by Black Art In America on December 5, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

BREAKFAST WITH MARECHERA

Rhythms and rhymes

resurrected from the known tomb

of a legendary writer,

Lines lost to the grave

at the expedient behest of death the ultimate angel of doom.

Poetry as fair and fie as nature,

Words exhausted to their immortal end,

huffing and puffing to Marechera's Black Sunlight,

i see his House of Hunger

turning into a monumental structure

One more puff please before i turn over to the next page.

I'm…

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Added by edaward dzonze on December 3, 2016 at 2:28am — No Comments

Artists Showcase of the Palm Beaches Holiday Celebration and Exhibit

Added by Josephine Mulcahy on December 1, 2016 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Miami Art Basel Week 2016 : INTERCULTURAL Art For World Peace by Sheinina Lolita Raj (opening Friday, 12/2/16)

ARTIST MUSE Presents

INTERCULTURAL

by Contemporary Fine…

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Added by bai americana on December 1, 2016 at 9:42am — No Comments

Upcoming shows in Nation's Capital: Innocence and Truth, Cultural and Spiritual Icons: Ancient, Contemporary, Literary

The works of Paula Ballo Dailey, a great artist whose creative expression and inquisitive mind are matched by her generosity and philanthropic work to benefit other artists and institutions will be shown in DC for the first time. This exhibition will feature Paula's newest series,…

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Added by Black Art In America on November 30, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

Art Africa presents AFROTOPIA: the atopos of the African Diaspora during Miami Art Basel 2016

Written by Babacar M'Bow

The future is a site that does not exist yet, but one to be configured in a mental space. For the 2016 Annual Art Africa Miami, Afrotopia is a prospective thought.…

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Added by Black Art In America on November 29, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

More reasons to see Moving Earth: Works in Clay by Najee Dorsey



In 2012, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit asked forty-four contemporary African American artists to give their unique aesthetic treatment to a single, life-sized bust of President Obama. The result was the hit exhibition, "Visions of…
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Added by Black Art In America on November 28, 2016 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

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