Art enthusiasts and lovers of American art have long considered collecting art a hobby reserved solely for the wealthy. "Collecting African American Art: Works on Paper and Canvas" (Revised Second Edition) effectively dispels this misconception. In these pages, lavishly illustrated with almost two hundred works by a wide range of artists, readers will find practical guidelines for becoming an informed colector, including specific criteria for…
Added by Black Art In America on April 13, 2013 at 12:29pm —
A Mother’s Love by Evita Tezeno
The Southwest Black Fine Art Show hosted by the African American Museum of Dallas provides a great venue for viewing fine works of art by some of the nation's best black artist. The… Continue
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From my WordPress Blog "Art Talk": salongosart.com/blog
Let’s start the conversation on my new blog with an easy question. What is Art?
I want to hear from anyone and everyone one about what constitutes Art and why they feel that something they view is art.
Does it have to be in a gallery and what makes venue a gallery?
Does it have to be in a museum and does it have to be an art… Continue
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For many collectors of works by William Tolliver, there is no mistaking the "Tolliver Woman." She's elegant, regal and beautiful. She exudes strength, pride and dignity. She represents the backbone of the family, a reflection of the women Tolliver grew up with.… Continue
Added by DeAnna Tolliver on April 12, 2013 at 6:32pm —
Dancer, Titilayo Derricotte
Just sit back and watch her fly… Emerging artist Titilayo Derricotte is Newark, New Jersey’s latest contribution to the high-flying world of dance. The 23 year-old is soaring over stages across the globe,… Continue
Added by Black Art In America on April 12, 2013 at 10:42am —
Black Madonnas are found throughout the world. In sculptures, paintings, frescoes, etc. The image to the right is a fresco of a black Madonna and her child, Jesus, in Axum Cathedral, Ethiopia.
Many believe the… Continue
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© The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat/ADAGP, Paris, ARS, New…
Added by NAJJAR Abdul-Musawwir on April 9, 2013 at 1:00pm —
QUE DIFÍCIL SE HACE VIVIR DEL ARTE CUANDO NO TE PAGAN LO QUE REALMENTE VALE TU TRABAJO , LA TENEMOS DIFÍCIL LOS ARTISTAS EN ESTOS TIEMPOS.
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Art Collector and Co-Founder of Diasporal Rhythms of Chicago, Patric McCoy, dubbed a 'heavyweight collector' by the Wall Street Journal, confirmed the power of African-American collectors and The Art of Collecting during his standing-room only Royal Vanguard™ lecture at the The Wolfsonian-FIU. Susan Taylor, former Editor of Essence magazine, was a guest and looks forward to 'Baseling' next year. Ms. Taylor also toured the museum with famed curator Lowery… Continue
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Carolyn Mazloomi is among the most influential African American quilt historians and quilt artists of the twenty-first century. Her desire to tell the African American experience in cloth fueled her exploration in appliqué and narrative quilts. Consistent with the African American folklore tradition of storytelling, Mazloomi is a "fabric… Continue
Added by Black Art In America on April 8, 2013 at 8:12am —
In this arena of World wide African American Artist can sometime be difficult, I am keeping it real, I have been in this Business for over 30 years, in this day an time it is about the system capitalism of the works of African American, Now others or copying the styles of African American Artist, What really sadden me is the division in bonding in the Art world, Many Masters of the Arts who open doors for there fellow Colleagues are forgotten, And many where the badges of the scholars who… Continue
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FRAME OF REFERENCE: Andrea Barnwell Brownlee at the museum with Carrie Mae Weems' "I Looked and Looked and Failed to See What So Frightened You." (photo:… Continue
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Added by Patricia Avant on April 4, 2013 at 8:30pm —
Hard work, and persistence pays off. Stepping up the artistic ladder, ascending the creatives.
Your work has matured in away you probably can't see from your end, but from ours (your admirers)...we can definitely see the progress. Good luck in New York, your expressions will make a splash.
Added by Jesse Williams on April 4, 2013 at 4:32am —
This is a great way to communicate with fellow artists and collectors, so glad I found it on my facebook page today! www.arartsbs.org
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Hearne Fine Art (and sister business Pyramid Art, Books & Custom Framing) is partnering with Kiva Zip to attract potential lenders for a special 25th anniversary project!
For a loan as little as $25, you can help Hearne Fine Art produce an an 18-month calendar that showcases the artists and events planned at Pyramid/Hearne Fine Art from June…
Added by Auna R. Hearne on April 3, 2013 at 1:32pm —