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Betye Saar: Still Tickin’ On view at SMoCA January 30 – May 1, 2016

Betye Saar: Still Tickin’ at The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) announces the upcoming exhibition the artist’s first solo show in an American museum in five…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on January 6, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

Firelei Báez Solo Exhibition at the Perez Art Museum (PAMM) in Miami

The Firelei Báez solo exhibition, Bloodlines at the Pérez Art Museum (Miami, FL) traces social movements in the United States and Caribbean and is mentioned by Assistant Curator, María Elena Ortiz,…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on January 4, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Zombies on the Walls: Why Does So Much New Abstraction Look the Same?

An interesting dialog about lookalike art ie the Zombiefication of abstract art . The article brings up questions like "Are art schools homogenizing abstraction or is the market?"  Some collectors are flipping young artists work like a commodity creating inflated prices and reducing…

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Added by Caron Bowman on December 31, 2015 at 11:09pm — No Comments

Update to Protest Over Lack of Black Artist at Art Aids America Exhibition at Tacoma Art Museum

Update

Today we had the opportunity to sit down with staff and Board President of the Tacoma Art Museum, as a response to our Die In at TAM. It was a productive meeting.



We discussed the importance of our action, and the impact it has had within our communities. Not only has it shaped the discussion around the…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on December 31, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Homegoing Services for Baltimore artist Carl Clark

Carl Clark
 
 Homegoing…
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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on December 30, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

BAIA's Most Viewed, Shared and Talked About Art Stories and Podcasts of 2015

With this year coming to a close we take a look at the most talked about stories of 2015. In addition to our blog news, we started our PERKULATOR Discussion™ podcast audio interviews.  Here are links to the most…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on December 29, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

BLACK CULTURE FESTIVALS - 2016 (Part 1)

AFRICAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL LINE-UP (2016) (Part 1)…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on December 28, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

"Hard Edged" at the California African American Museum Explores Geometrical Abstraction

The exhibition Hard Edged features the work of 46 artists and is mentioned as offering an "expansive and exploratory appreciation of geometrical abstraction".  …

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on December 28, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Call for entries for art exhibition

Added by Mike Hyman on December 27, 2015 at 3:28pm — No Comments

"Hands Up" Series: The First Eight

I've just completed the first eight small paintings for the "Hands Up" series. I'm considering painting at least one every time the police kill an unarmed person in 2016. Perhaps, I will name each painting after the victim. This is not about the guilt or innocence of the victim, but the police behavior which unjustly threatens lives, especially those of people of color.…

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Added by Rhinold Lamar Ponder on December 27, 2015 at 10:57am — No Comments

THE ART OF BEING SERENA WILLIAMS by Ronke Idowu Reeves

The tennis world never expected the No.1 ranked, greatest of all time, champion of our generation for the last two decades to be a Black woman from Compton, but she is. Her name is Serena Williams and she’s still serving at 128 mph. (Reprint from Juicy Magazine, December/January 2016)  …

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Added by bai americana on December 23, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Introducing the Hands Up Series by Rhinold Lamar Ponder

Today I am sharing a couple of works from the “Hands Up” collection of my new Lexicon series.  I suspect the series will take years to complete.  I am looking to create a whole host of very simple, but aesthetically impactful images to address race and racism in America.  I hope the simple “Hands Up icon” series  conveys the need to pay attention to the unjust abuse of power by law enforcement, especially against people of color.

The Hands Up pieces shown are acrylic on small…

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Added by Rhinold Lamar Ponder on December 23, 2015 at 9:35am — No Comments

The Gold Rush to Collect Black Art

The New York Times acknowledged, after decades of spotty acquisitions and token exhibitions, American museums are rewriting the history of 20th century art to include black artists. …

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Added by R~ on December 20, 2015 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

FLAVA FRESH 12 !, 5TH & FINAL EXHIBITION PRESENTATION OF THE 2015-2016 SERIES @ CLOWES MEMORIAL HALL OF BUTLER UNIVERSITY_INDIANAPOLIS_IN:

  EXHIBITION ON VIEW THROUGH JANUARY 2016

Poster Image Credit:  TASHA BECKWITH __ Title: COSMIC DIVA  II:

D.  Del Reverda-Jennings,  Founder/Independent Curator:

These two showcases will conclude the Fifth…

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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on December 19, 2015 at 2:20am — No Comments

The New American Curators Columbus, GA (Kristen Miller-Zohn)

THE NEW AMERICA…

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Added by bai americana on December 18, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

HARLEM FINE ARTS SHOW (HFAS) February 4 - 7, Harlem, NYC

Harlem Fine Arts Show returns to Riverside Church 

February 4 - 7…

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Added by bai americana on December 17, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

THE NEW AMERICAN CURATORS: Kansas City, Missouri (Stephanie Fox Knappe)

THE NEW AMERICA…

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Added by R~ on December 16, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

The Story of Huey Newton & the Black Panther Party

http://igg.me/at/HdyesykX1R8/x/12510574

Indiegogo support will be used for the production of an independent feature documentary, The Story of Huey Newton & the Black Panther Party.  We are also seeking private investors. This story must be told outside of the influence of mainstream media and…

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Added by BlacK Panther Party on December 16, 2015 at 10:56pm — No Comments

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