February 2016 Blog Posts (33)

PAMM Fund for African American Art -- conversation with Alberto Ibargüen, President of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

The third annual reception for the (Pérez Art Museum) PAMM Fund for African American Art, on February of 2016, had record breaking attendance and hosted nearly 1000 guests comprised of Miami's art and cultural community. The Pérez Art Museum, working with the Knight Foundation, created a fund for the acquisition of works by African…

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Added by bai americana on February 29, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Legacy of Nate Parker's Birth of A Nation, and #OscarsSoWhite

By Faron Manuel

(Opinion)

As of late, social media, and news cycles have been abuzz with good tidings and reports of accolades for Nate Parker's new indie film, The Birth of A Nation. A revenge flick detailing Nat Turner's insurrection. The film ironically…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on February 28, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Freida L Wheaton Curates Exhibit in Collaboration with Dance St. Louis

 

 

Visualizing Life: Social Justice in Real Time

An Art Exhibition for Dance St. Louis Program…

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Added by Freida Wheaton @ Salon53 on February 27, 2016 at 11:38am — No Comments

Emma Amos Paintings at Ryan Lee in New York City until April 2

Emma Amos True Colors, Paintings of the 1980s February 25 - April 2, 2016 Opening: Wednesday, February 24, 6-8PM

RYAN LEE is pleased to announce Emma Amos: True Colors, Paintings of the 1980s, a solo…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on February 25, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Test your Art I.Q. #15: Who am I ?

I was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. In 1904, I moved to Chicago to attend the School of the Art Institute (1904-1909). While a student there, I was commissioned to complete several murals in local schools; they are the earliest public works depicting African American…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on February 24, 2016 at 6:34am — 1 Comment

Test your Art I.Q. #14: Who am I ?

This artist was born on November, 2nd in 1902. I was an African American educator, artist and…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on February 23, 2016 at 6:41am — 2 Comments

Test your Art I. Q. #13: Who am I ?

She was a student at J. Liberty Tadd's art school in Philadelphia, PA and in 1895 became the first African-American receiving a scholarship to attend The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She married a school principal, and moved to Washington, D.C. in…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on February 22, 2016 at 7:50am — 1 Comment

Mark Bradford wins the David C. Driskell Prize for 2016 awarded by the High Museum in Atlanta, GA

Artist, Mark Bradford is the recipient of the High Museum of Art's David C. Driskell Prize.   The Prize originated in 2005 and was established  to "recognize individuals contributing original work to the field of African American art or art…

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HFAS 2016 Artist Profile: Chris Osborne

Harlem Fine Art Show 2016 Artist Profile: Chris Osborne

Figurative painter, Chris Osborne has a history with music and creates imagery that glorifies musicians and their cars. Listen to our conversation with Chris below: …

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on February 19, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

HFAS 2016 Artist Profile: Frank Frazier

Harlem Fine Art Show 2016 Artist Profile: Frank Frazier

Veteran artist, Frank Frazier has been creating art focused on civil rights for decades, exhibiting at the Schomburg Center in New York City and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. among many others.  Excerpts from our conversation with Frank are…

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HFAS 2016 Artist Profile: Jay Roberts

Harlem Fine Art Show 2016 Artist Profile: Jay Roberts

Artist Jay Roberts applies his craft to create works on wood.  Listen to the description of his process below:…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on February 16, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

HFAS 2016 Artist Profile: E'lla Weber

Harlem Fine Art Show 2016 Artist Profile: E'lla Weber

El'la Weber creates larger than life sculptures in silicone that we're inspired by her interest in featuring natural hair.  Listen to our chat with El'la below: …

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on February 16, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments

The New Yorker magazine 2016

Added by NAJJAR Abdul-Musawwir on February 15, 2016 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis

The past week here in Washington D.C. has proven to be rewarding in research source, and teaching development. The research source was the Islamic Heritage Museum with Director Amir Muhammad, and teaching development was a lecture by Ruth Fine, a conversation with David Driskell, and members Howard University faculty at National Gallery of Art.…

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Added by NAJJAR Abdul-Musawwir on February 15, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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