February 2013 Blog Posts (27)

Afro Art Trips 2013 ~ The World Is Looking For You! (2013)

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Added by Black Art In America on February 28, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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Added by William Rhodes on February 27, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Examiner Article

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Added by William Rhodes on February 27, 2013 at 11:52am — No Comments

The Creative Process

For me the creative process should be uninhibited and should flow. Where plans are involved, they should derive from an uninhibited autonomous mode as well. Thinking does take place but only in the sense that the idea is thought through. Dare to be unique and free to express yourself without compromise with expressions from the heart. There is no right or wrong, only the poetry that exists in line form. The utterance of quiet contemplation of hand heart and stylus to the translation of that…

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Added by Terese L Hawkins on February 26, 2013 at 2:17am — No Comments

The Reasons why I do art?

I love to portray young girls with love in there hearts, I think all women will for ever have that little girl inside of them no matter how old  they get, what we acquire in material gain, or the expansion of sexuality. I attempt to go back and patch and recapture love when it was pure, when it didn't cost anything…

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Added by Salkis re on February 25, 2013 at 7:22am — 1 Comment

Black History Month offers art collections at three area sites

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As a woman in the male-dominated engineering field, Carnetta Davis understood well the plight of black artists trying to be recognized with their peers in other races.

"I can draw parallels between my own experiences [and] those experiences of African-American artists, both past and present," says the onetime Chattanoogan, now a resident of Birmingham, Ala., "and these parallels fuel my passion."

That passion is the serious collection of art, something she and…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 24, 2013 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Joyce Owens: Artist On Art - WHO DID IT FIRST?

Joyce Owens: Artist On Art

"Artists like to be original, but often it's been done before...This is from 2008, but a conversation with a friend made be think of it and decided to post. (on Facebook" -Joyce Owens

A black woman artist speaks. Will you speak…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 24, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Robert Carter Artist

Robert Carter was born in Louisville, Kentucky, where at an early age he was receptive to line, color and form, having an intuitive feeling for design. His sensitivity to detail became the legacy and abiding thread that connects the continuum of his…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 24, 2013 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Charles Wilbert White (1918 - 1979)

Born in Chicago in 1918, Charles W. White is one of America's most renowned and recognized African-American & Social Realist artists. Charles White worked primarily in black & white or sepia & white drawings, paintings, and lithographs. His artwork encompassed an incredibly skilled draftsmanship and artistic sensitivity and power that has reached and moved millions.



His meticulously executed…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 24, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Charles White Auction Results

Born in Chicago in 1918, Charles W. White (1918 - 1979) is one of America's most renowned and recognized African-American & Social Realist artists. Charles White worked primarily in black & white or sepia & white drawings, paintings, and lithographs. His artwork encompassed an incredibly skilled draftsmanship and artistic…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 24, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

African Perspectives: new online magazine CONTEMPORARY AND (C&)

CONTEMPORARY AND (C&)…
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Added by Caron Bowman on February 22, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Updated Biography

Updated Biography at www.shermanburksjr.com

Added by sherman Burks jr on February 20, 2013 at 5:25pm — No Comments

5 Things an Artist Should Do to Kick Start 2013

5 Things an Artist Should Do to Kick Start 2013

http://www.lightspacetime.com/newsletter/5-things-an-artist-should-do-to-kick-start-2013/

February 11, 2013

John R. Math…

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Added by Caron Bowman on February 16, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

AUCTION RESULTS OF SALE 2303, FEBRUARY 14, 2013: AFRICAN-AMERICAN FINE ART SWANN GALLERIES

85 Barkley L. Hendricks, The Hawk, Blah, Blah Blah, oil and DayGlo on canvas, 1970. $132,000C

Nigel Freeman, Director of African-American Fine Art at Swann Galleries said, “We are very pleased with the results of yesterday’s sale, which saw strong prices across all genres and eras, with active bidding for 19th century…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 15, 2013 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Herbert Gentry: the man, the master, the magic

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Herbert Gentry : the man, the master, the…

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Added by NAJJAR Abdul-Musawwir on February 14, 2013 at 7:31am — No Comments

Walter Dean Meyers on Childhood Literacy

Walter Dean Meyers (Center) wearing the medal he deserves. Myself (left) paying close attention. Johnson Co. Youth Services Librarian  Angel Dew (Right) with microphone.

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Added by Jabulani Leffall on February 13, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

DRISKELL CENTER RECEIVES $2.2 MILLION ART COLLECTOR BEQUEST

UMD’S DRISKELL CENTER RECEIVES $2.2 MILLION ART COLLECTOR BEQUEST
  
College Park, Md.―The University of Maryland’s David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora (Driskell Center) announced today a bequest of more than 225 collected artworks valued at more than $2.2 million from the estate of the late Sandra Anderson Baccus and her husband, Lloyd T. Baccus,…
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Added by Black Art In America on February 13, 2013 at 2:28pm — No Comments

BLACK ART IN AMERICA™ COLLECTORS EXHIBIT IN HARLEM FEB. 13TH

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Added by Black Art In America on February 12, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Expanding the Availability of Black Art Books

Expanding the Availability of  Black Art Books

Public libraries should represent the communities they serve. That is why it is important for us to get…

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Added by Caron Bowman on February 11, 2013 at 2:50pm — No Comments

PA Home Show Art Exhibit

Hey ART LOVERS! The PA Home Show is adding ARTWORK to it's annual event…

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Added by Jo Ann Neal on February 6, 2013 at 6:02pm — 1 Comment

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