This is Spike Lee's advice to aspiring filmmakers: It's Not Gonna Fall in Your Lap.
Too many of our people are waiting for someone else to come along and solve our problems for us. …Continue
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How passionate are you about conserving Traditional African Art? Start a discussion on BAIA; we are curious about the interest. We have started this discussion in various groups to encourage the dialogue within our group and beyond.
In early 2012, a diverse group of…Continue
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Najee Dorsey, Founder/CEO of Black Art In America
Yesterday May 26, 2013 was a very interesting day. In the morning I found myself in a chat…Continue
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It's 5 AM; a quiet time I find when thoughts and ideas become crystal clear in the mind and the imagination can soar and take wings.The night life have gone to their burrows and soon the morning birds will start their songs, it is a magical time and a good time to think, reflect and create. It is also when I catch up on emails and follow links to articles and images about life and art. It was…Continue
Hello Creative PS Users,
In my previous post About How Adobe Screwed Us On Owning Photoshop, I was like many users reacting on the emotional level and I still feel like I've been betrayed.
But after a couple of weeks of reading various Blogs by Adobe's People Tech People, members of the Nat Assoc of PS Prof (NAPP), other well know and lesser known photo…
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Black Art In America in partnership with the Book Look is working together to gain more exposure for artists of color. The Book Look is your online TV source for celebrating books, authors, celebrities and events relevant to the African American literary…Continue
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Are you an artist, author or publisher who wants exposure for…Continue
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For a number of years I’ve been working with architectural practices heavily involved in the delivery of public buildings. Equally, I’ve worked alongside visual artists working on community projects. Although I’ve witnessed a few collaborations between the professions, I do wonder why there hasn’t been more importance placed on developing such partnerships, particularly in designing schools and hospitals. One obvious answer is the need to reduce building costs. Limiting or completely…Continue
Our Challenge: SEEING BEAUTY IN DIFFERENCE!
Hampton University Museum’s journal, the International Review of African American Art (IRAAA), is a semi-finalist for the Business Unusual National Challenge sponsored by EMC Arts.
Our Challenge project will support the art of seeing beauty in difference. The “different” beauty that the project will encourage people to see is beauty that deviates…Continue
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*This post was originally published by Felicia Holman (co-founder, Honey Pot Performance) on Collaboraction's blog for the 2013 Sketchbook performance festival in Chicago, IL. Here we get an inside look about the process and importance of making their latest work,"Price Point".*
Let me begin with…
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Dear Art Friends & Art Lovers,
After an unexpected delay caused by the flooding of our home and studio, "Moments In Time: The Art of Charles Crossley/Book #1: 2000-2012 " will launch on Amazon before the end of the month. An announcement will be sent out with a link to the book on Amazon the day before it becomes available via email, blog post and through various art networks online.…Continue
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There is always this way to deal with rejection, it did not get the artist a show at the gallery, but the gallerist will never forget him:…Continue
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Norman Rockwell’s American was not all white. As early as 1936, he was painting people of color, from live models, with a specificity and dignity often denied them at the time. But up until now, no one has written about them. And no one has talked about them.
My book, “Hidden in Plain Sight: The Other People in Norman Rockwell’s America” now tells the story of these models and Norman Rockwell's relationship with people of color. To see the book's kickstarter video, as well as…Continue
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