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Highlights From Treadway/Toomey Gallery Inaugural Sale Of African American Art

Jacob Lawrence

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Added by Black Art In America on July 10, 2014 at 4:17pm — No Comments

The Studio Museum in Harlem Newsletter | July 9, 2014

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Added by Black Art In America on July 9, 2014 at 7:32pm — No Comments

"PRINCE" Impressionist Painting by K.O.Simms Fine Arts

Impressionist Artist K.O.Simms recent painting created with his palette knives using acrylics to capture  texture and rich colors of Singer/Musician "PRINCE". To fully achieve this level of work, the artist' Simms listen to many of Prince songs from the CD's of this great artist, to capture his spirit of love and dedication that is evoke to many of his fans. Add now, this member of Black Art In America's artwork of K.O.Simms Fine Arts to your collection today. …

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Added by K.O. Simms Fine Arts on July 8, 2014 at 2:09am — No Comments

Tritobia Hayes-Benjamin

Tritobia Hayes Benjamin, Ph.D.

God seemingly designed Tritobia Hayes Benjamin for her mission at Howard University’s Division of Fine Arts. She has now returned to her Creator.

Dr. Benjamin was family centered. Her pride and love for her family was ever present. She very easily spoke with deep affection, for her parents, husband, children, siblings and in-laws. She was very proud of the…

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Added by Akili Ron Anderson on July 6, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

Black Aesthetics and African Centered Cultural Expressions

Added by Black Art In America on July 4, 2014 at 9:41am — No Comments

Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler was an extraordinary writer.  I eagerly anticipate the new releases this summer. 

Added by Barbara Souder on July 4, 2014 at 1:39am — No Comments

THE ROSES THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE

SUPER MOM

She walks around with an invisible cape on her back, she posses the secrets of life, she can make you smile at the speed of light she is able to leap

small toys in a single bound, she can break through the shadows of despair and brighten your day, she can look in your eyes see your soul and feel your pain when you cry,

She also feels your joy when you smile if you are hurt. She will get on a boat in car or on a plane to be by your side,Shes your

wife,a sister a aunt…

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Added by JULIAN MONSANTO JAMES on July 2, 2014 at 4:10pm — No Comments

"HEROES & VILLAINS" EXHIBITION @ THE ARC GALLERY __ CHI TOWN:

          ARC GALLERY __  CHICAGO, IL: 

                2156 North Damen Avenue.  

               Bucktown Arts District:…

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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on July 2, 2014 at 9:57am — No Comments

California Artist Giving Back Through Film

LOS ANGELES- At some point in our lives we all come to a crossroads.  We can take the easy path that‘s crowded with everybody and their momma or you can pull out a box of crayons and draw your own map and take an adventure.  Ericka Harden picked up the box set and started to…

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Added by Cake the Series on July 1, 2014 at 9:17pm — No Comments

A Discussion of a Black Visual Art Aesthetic

Location Carter Presidential Museum

Theater

441 Freedom Parkway

Atlanta, GA 30307
University Event Topic  Arts
Type of…
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Added by Black Art In America on June 30, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Ruby Dee and Maya Angelou: Angels of Dignity

Like most us I was saddened to hear of the deaths of two remarkable, legendary, transcendent American women. The loss of one is extremely painful; the loss of two in such quick succession is almost unthinkable. The profound poetry of Dr. Maya Angelou inspired generations of young people to question the norms of an unjust society and challenge us to force change for the good of all, which is exactly what she worked for until the day she was called home. Ruby Dee was a tireless advocate for…

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Added by Michael Owens on June 29, 2014 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Artist Terry Dixon - Short article on his view point of painting

Chicago based artist Terry Dixon writes about what painting means to him and is featured in the online art magazine Neotericart.

http://neotericart.com/2014/06/27/the-wip-project-what-is-painting-featuring-terry-dixon/#more-2850

Added by Terry Dixon on June 28, 2014 at 10:36pm — No Comments

Artist Terry Dixon - Bates College Museum of Art

Chicago based artist Terry Dixon is exhibiting his work of art titled "Solo" in the exhibition Convergence: Jazz - Films - & The Visual Arts at the Bates College Museum of Art. Date: June 6th - December 13th 2014. Location: 75 Russell St. Lewiston, Maine 04240

http://www.bates.edu/museum/exhibitions/current/convergence-jazz-films-and-the-visual-arts/…

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Added by Terry Dixon on June 28, 2014 at 10:33pm — No Comments

LIBERIAN MIXED-MEDIA ARTIST " NORA MUSU " __ AKATASIA ARTIST INTERVIEW_JUNE 2014:

AKATASIA.COM,  HAS DONE AN INSIGHTFUL INTERVIEW WITH COLUMBUS, OHIO.,

BASED ARTIST NORA MUSU  ....  IT'S A GREAT READ!  

  

INFO: C…

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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on June 24, 2014 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Cinque

Initially trained as an engraver, artist Nathaniel Jocelyn (1796-1881) turned to painting in 1820 and became a well-known portrait painter in the area of New Haven, Connecticut. In 1839 Jocelyn produced Cinque, a large oil portrait. The painting commemorates an event of that year in which Cinque , one of fifty three men and  women captured by Spanish slavers led a rebellion on the ship La Amistad.  The uprising took place after the slaves had to been sold in Havana, Cuba and were…

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Added by Michael Owens on June 24, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments

Fine Artist Ron Anderson, Columbus, Ohio

In case you've never heard of him, you should get acquainted with the works of Ron Anderson,…

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Added by E. Joyce Moore on June 22, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Blood Rhythms Strange Fruit

If you are anywhere in the Georgia area you must go, this is a rare treat. #arts #poetry Blood Rhythms, Strange Fruit Exhibition, June 21sr, Artists'…

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Added by E. Joyce Moore on June 18, 2014 at 8:52pm — No Comments

MOCA ART WAR: THE BATTLE IS OVER BUT THE WAR CONTINUES

At MOCA North Miami, a Battle Not Over Race -- But Control.

MOCA is currently in the middle of a tug of war between the museum board and the city. At the center of the controversy are…

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Added by R~ on June 18, 2014 at 7:00pm — 8 Comments

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