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Reuben Burrell (1920 - 2015)

As one of the oldest historically black college campuses in America, Hampton University (formerly Hampton Institute) has hosted many of the most important African American intellectuals, statesmen and artists of modern times. Witnessing it all was Reuben Burrell, who has served as campus photographer since 1949. A self-taught photographer, Burrell was a master craftsman, known for the…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on March 13, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Celebrate - Howard University James Porter Colloquium - April 08-10, 2016

Celebrating 27 Years of the James A. Porter Colloquium
on African American Art and…
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Amy Sherald the first woman to win 2016 National Portrait Gallery Competition

Baltimore artist, Amy Sherald is the first woman to win the 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition sponsored by the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.  The prize grants the artist with $25,000.00 and an assignment to create a portrait of a living…

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The Furious Gazelle

The Furious Gazelle

Added by Darrell Black on March 11, 2016 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Filmmaker Spotlight : Kevin Willmott

Independent writer and filmmaker, Kevin Willmott is focused on the concept of “Living History” and how history shapes our lives today. Willmott says the…

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The Faces Not Forgotten- Chicago Project - 2016 Serving Victims. Building Trust. Restoring Hope

Phantom Gallery Chicago Network

440 E.…

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Conversation with Figurative Painter, Jules Arthur

Back in 2014, BAIA™ news visited with Jules Arthur at his studio and discussed his life and work as an artist. Arthur's biography mentions the following:  "Jules shows us hardship yielding to internal beauty, dignity, upllft and hope.  His visualizations are rendered with the deft draftsmanship of…

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Bela to exhibit at Caribbean Fine Art Fair Barbados

I will be one of the featured artists at Caribbean Fine Art Fair Barbados to be held on March 9 – 13, 2016 at Divi Southwinds, Christ Church (Barbados).

I will present works from my new series “High Tide”, which is about coral reefs that are at risk in the Caribbean due to coastal development,watershed-based sediment and pollution, marine based threats, overfishing and rising sea…

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Added by Beatrice Mellinger on March 6, 2016 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Ron Gault of Passages Wines at HFAS 2016

Businessman, Ron Gault and his wife, award-winning journalist and civil rights activist, Charlayne Hunter Gault are the producers and owners of Passages Wines.

The wine is produced with grapes from the Stellenbosch region of the Western…

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National Museum of African American History & Culture Opening on September 24, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture will officially open on September 24, 2016 with three days of festival programming including films and music as well as with 11 inaugural exhibitions…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on March 6, 2016 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions at Art Institute of Chicago and the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions is an exhibition of drawings,…

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Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott -- photographic exhibition at the Witchita Art Museum (KS) until May 8, 2016

An exhibition of photographs from an essay by Gordon Parks gives a glimpse into the lives of African Americans before the civil right movement through photographs representing a "a rarely seen view of everyday lives of African Americans, years before the Civil Rights Movement.…

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90 Years of African American Art at the Tyler Museum of Art

Embracing Diverse Voices:  90 Years of African-American Art.

The Tyler Museum of Art in East Texas features America's diversity in its Embracing Diverse Voices: 90 Years of African American Art…

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MEET THE ARTISTS' 2016 ~ FIRST FRIDAY EVENT__CENTRAL INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY__IN:

           MEET THE ARTISTS' 2016  ~  FIRST FRIDAY EVENT:

Central, Indianapolis Public Library,  40 E. SAINT CLAIR ST.…

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Added by Tony Radford on March 3, 2016 at 12:28am — 1 Comment

PAMM Fund for African American Art -- conversation with Alberto Ibargüen, President of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

The third annual reception for the (Pérez Art Museum) PAMM Fund for African American Art, on February of 2016, had record breaking attendance and hosted nearly 1000 guests comprised of Miami's art and cultural community. The Pérez Art Museum, working with the Knight Foundation, created a fund for the acquisition of works by African…

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Added by bai americana on February 29, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Legacy of Nate Parker's Birth of A Nation, and #OscarsSoWhite

By Faron Manuel

(Opinion)

As of late, social media, and news cycles have been abuzz with good tidings and reports of accolades for Nate Parker's new indie film, The Birth of A Nation. A revenge flick detailing Nat Turner's insurrection. The film ironically…

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Freida L Wheaton Curates Exhibit in Collaboration with Dance St. Louis

 

 

Visualizing Life: Social Justice in Real Time

An Art Exhibition for Dance St. Louis Program…

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Added by Freida Wheaton @ Salon53 on February 27, 2016 at 11:38am — No Comments

Emma Amos Paintings at Ryan Lee in New York City until April 2

Emma Amos True Colors, Paintings of the 1980s February 25 - April 2, 2016 Opening: Wednesday, February 24, 6-8PM

RYAN LEE is pleased to announce Emma Amos: True Colors, Paintings of the 1980s, a solo…

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