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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…Continue
The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami presents “Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey,” a comprehensive…Continue
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The Diastema Project - There is much to be said about a gap-toothed grin!Continue
Struggling in the dark, imprisoned by silence;
Silenced by the haunting echo of an empty soul.
Pulling, pushing, reaching with outstretched fingers into what is not known,
Only to find more of the same.
Searching with blind eyes,
Trying to find the light; the light that is not a lie.
Recoiling and timid,
Comforted only in the arms of your despair.
With fear and uncertainty, moments become decades.
The secret you hold has no…Continue
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The Banjo Lesson is one of the most important images ever created by an African American artist. This was one of the first depictions of Black Americans in which stereotypical minstrel show type characterizations did not play a part. The tender one on one interaction between teacher and student shows the kind of intelligence and sensitivity indicative of real human beings,…Continue
Celebrate Octavia E. Butler
On June 24, two new works by Octavia E. Butler will be available for the first time.…Continue
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Phyllis Stephens is an award-winning fifth generation quilt maker, considered by critics to be a Master of African-American Story Quilts, Simply stated her quilts are inspirational. She has quilted professionally for more than twenty five years. Her quilts have been displayed in some…Continue
Detroit-Based artist collective exhibits in Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa — This summer, curator, Ingrid LaFleur, brings Detroit-based artist collective, Complex…Continue
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“Liberty Legends” by Najee Dorsey
Liberty Theatre Cultural…Continue
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