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Dropping-in on a Dream....

Hello Black Art in America Community,

I am excited and honored to share a recent article written about my journey as an artist, featured in the Lawrence Eagle Tribune of Lawrence Massachusetts. I would like to thank the writer Terry Date for putting so much enthusiasm and care into the article and the Essex Art Center and staff for being the safe haven and anchor for my creativity. Click link below to view article <3…

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Added by Gwendolyn Lanier-Gardner on March 18, 2015 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Southwest Fine Art Show Dallas April 24 - 26

Southwest Fine Art Show

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Added by Black Art In America on March 16, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Seated Lady by James Denmark: Images of Me

The richness and beauty of dark skin .. it reminds me of the story of how we were created from the clay of the earth -- darker skin connecting us to our human history.The sun's rays kiss our skin and then cells called melanocytes which produce melanin, and give our skin its pigment, drink in these rays. 



While admiring …

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Added by Black Art In America on March 16, 2015 at 11:01pm — No Comments

The Studio Museum in Harlem E-Newsletter | March 13, 2015

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Isaiah Washington is coming to DuSable Museum Screening New Movie BOUND

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ELLEN GALLAGHER JOINS COLLECTION OF STUDIO MUSEUM

ELLEN GALLAGHER (shared from Che Baraka Facebook post march 15, 2015)

Ellen Gallagher was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1965, and lives and works in New York and Rotterdam, Holland. She attended Oberlin College and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Repetition and revision are central to Gallagher’s treatment of advertisements that she appropriates from popular magazines like…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 16, 2015 at 6:05pm — No Comments

ALMA THOMAS: MOVING HEAVEN AND EARTH MARCH 20 - MAY 16

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Following Faheem via Afro*Opulence

All of Chicago is excited that our own Faheem Majeed will be celebrated in a solo show at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (MCA). I recall the first time meeting Majeed. He stood deliberately confident as I asked him questions about the metal light sculptures he had designed for a local gallery. The installation was strong but unexpectedly whimsical (not exactly what an…

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Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist at Chicago Cultural Center

Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

The FREE exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist celebrates twentieth-century American artist Archibald J. Motley, Jr. (1891-1981) and reveals his continued impact on art history. While considered a major contributor to the Harlem…

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Elizabeth Catlett at Hammond House (ATLANTA)

 

Art History of the African Diaspora: Elizabeth Catlett: Sculpting the…

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Added by Cher Clay Bailey on March 13, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

No Matter What…Empire Matters

No Matter What…Empire Matters…

 

“There are few things more dreadful than dealing…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 12, 2015 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Happening this Friday in Atlanta, GA







ATLANTA – Friday, March 13, 2015 

Opening Event / Artists’ Talk Friday, March 13, 2015 7:00 PM-12AM



In collaboration with the Smoke School of Art an Atlanta based non-profit art collective; the 9 Ace Gallery will hosts their most recent exhibition Local Colour.



In this exhibition Local colour goes beyond its technical understanding…

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Added by Cher Clay Bailey on March 10, 2015 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Social Media and The Art Police By Dr. Kamasi C. Hill

Social Media and The Art Police

Conversations about art have been around for a long time. Questions about what constitutes art, when does it cross the line, high art/low art, are on-going public and private discussions. With the advent of social media it seems as though the…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 6, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Basquiat

The problem I have with this is that the art work in the so call note book looks fabricated and the pages art not aged. Makes me question?????????????????????????? And Basquiat was a spontaneous artist I cant see him doing ruff sketches for practice when he was going to do a ruff spontaneous sketch anyway on his final work. This might be another attempt to disprove my truth when I collaborated with him in the mid to late 80’s.…

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Artcloud's Black |Art| History Month: Reflections, Where Do We Stand Today?

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Black history is something to be celebrated year round, not just in February, but it is nice to have special dedicated time towards such an important faction of American history. I wanted to dedicate some posts this February to honor black history within the arts. …

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Added by Ruby on March 2, 2015 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Harvey Johnson: A Triple Middle Passage at Art Museum of Southeast Texas

Opening Reception: 6-8 p.m., Friday, January 23, 2015

The exhibition A Triple Middle Passage is organized…

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