Featured Blog Posts – June 2013 Archive (16)

Kerry James Marshall: Garden of Delights -- Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

Kerry James Marshall: Garden of Delights, installation view, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, May 24–July 7, 2013. Kerry James Marshall: Garden of Delights, installation view, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, May 24–July 7, 2013.

This project by Kerry James Marshall—one of America’s most significant living artists—is presented by CAM as part of its ongoing Front Room series. Based in Chicago, Marshall is internationally celebrated for a sophisticated and diverse body of work that addresses…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 30, 2013 at 10:06am — No Comments

CALL FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN ART ON THE CULTURAL TRAIL___From___ D. DelRevereda-Jennings__Indianapolis, IN:

 

Call for African American Art on the Cultural Trail

 



CALL TO ARTISTS:



Request for…

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Added by D. Del Reverda-Jennings on June 22, 2013 at 1:38am — No Comments

ARTIST CALL FOR PUBLIC SCULPTURE VIRGINIA UNION UNIVERSITY



ARTIST CALL FOR PUBLIC SCULPTURE

Virginia Union University

Sesquicentennial Celebration

 

The University seeks the permanent installation of an outdoor sculpture on the campus located at 1500 North Lombardy Street in Richmond, Virginia in order to commemorate its 150th anniversary in 2015.  The sculpture must highlight significant events in the University’s history, as well as…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 17, 2013 at 3:31pm — No Comments

The Book Look Episode 5 is Here!

The hit online show, The Book Look, opens up with Mayor Cory Booker, catches up with Daniel Black and Twelve Gates to the City, and covers the anthology and new movement, Steamfunk! Host Monda Webb and contributors Charisse Carney-Nunes and Kwame Alexander keep the pages turning while Najee Dorsey talks Art by the Book.

Join the Book Look group here on BAIA …

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Added by Black Art In America on June 12, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

NATIONAL BLACK ARTS FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Festival 2013

mamakaku_150 Saturday, July 6 • NBAF FAMILY BOOK FAIR

Free and Open to the Public | Pre- Registration is Required

Click to Register Online

1P | Adams Park Library • 2231 Campbellton Road SW • Atlanta, GA 30311

1P| East…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 10, 2013 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

POP-UP Art Dealer : A Dual Collaborative in Sante Fe, New Mexico

 

OUTSIDE the SYSTEM

Maurice Burns  with Billy Soza…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 10, 2013 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

Brandywine Workshop June 7, 2013 E-Newsletter

2013 Lifetime Achievement Awards Gala

 
A perfect closing to the 40th anniversary year celebration.
 
On May 18th at the National Museum of American Jewish History on historic Independence Mall in Philadelphia, more than 200 guests joined Brandywine Workshop in the…
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Added by Black Art In America on June 9, 2013 at 4:49pm — No Comments

REVIEW: 1st preview of 'Price Point' at SKETCHBOOK 13

“Price Point is aptly named- the price that you pay for the point of the production is a relative measure of your own understanding and experience of economy and society against the show’s melodically intertwined stories, monologues, poems, media and all points in between. The show is punctuated by definitions of economic terms that become open portals through which the explorations of our financial and cultural climate take place. You can’t pin down the attitudes or emotions…

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Added by Felicia Holman on June 6, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Hot Topic "Do black arts festivals have a future?

"Do black arts festivals have a future? Tired programming, budget woes, and inconsistent leadership have plagued Atlanta's National Black Arts Festival. Can the once-revered event bounce back?" -Cinque Hicks, art critic for…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 6, 2013 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

MARKET WATCH: African American Art

MARKET WATCH: African American Art

For collectors of Harlem Renaissance art, the marketplace has moved about four miles downtown, where collectors are aggressively pursuing good quality works by African American artists.

This fall in New York, Swann Galleries offered a strong collection of works by Romare Bearden, Lois Mailou Jones, Charles Henry Alston, Elizabeth Catlett, among others.

Included in the…

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Added by Caron Bowman on June 5, 2013 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Augusta Savage (1892 - 1962): The Harp

 

Gifts With Humanity Ever hear the expression "one thing leads to another".

 

Well I'd like to elaborate.

  • One GOOD thing leads to…
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Added by Treathyl FOX on June 5, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Artist Scam Alert!!!

Scam Alert!!!!

If you are contacted for representation by Artisan Direct Ltd be careful. This international company has an F rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB). According to the BBB and other sources artist have lost money…

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Added by Caron Bowman on June 4, 2013 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Definition of Freedom: How Hip-Hop Revolutionized South Africa - Monday 10th June 2013

In 1980s South Africa, a movement was born that reflected the harsh and violent realities of ghetto youths in South Africa. Pioneering this movement were groups like Prophets of the City…

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Added by Zhana on June 4, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

KERRY JAMES MARSHALL SIGNED AND NUMBERED LIMITED EDITION PLATE

 KERRY JAMES MARSHALL SIGNED AND NUMBERED LIMITED EDITION PLATE…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 4, 2013 at 3:30am — 6 Comments

Call for Entries: Cobb, Dekalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett Counties Submission Deadline is June 7, 2013

1)      Call for Entries: Cobb, Dekalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett Counties Submission Deadline is June 7, 2013

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Added by Black Art In America on June 3, 2013 at 8:42pm — No Comments

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