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Ed Clark’s work at Stella Jones Gallery through January

ED CLARK’s work can be seen at Stella Jones Gallery through January and during PROSPECT.3 international contemporary art biennial, at the NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART. Abstract painter, CLARK was born in New Orleans in 1926 and developed the innovative techniques of working with dry pigments, painting on shaped canvas, as well as working with a push broom technique that allowed him to sweep large quantities of pigment across his canvas, also known as the “push…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 4, 2015 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Speaking of People Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art Nov 13, 2014 - Mar 8, 2015 at Studio Museum

Speaking of People EbonyJet and Contemporary Art
Nov 13, 2014 - Mar 8, 2015…
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Added by Black Art In America on January 4, 2015 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Rehema C. Barber Curates Venturing Out Of The Heart Of Darkness at the Harvey B. Gantt Center

Venturing Out Of The Heart Of Darkness Opens February 7th at Harvey B. Gantt Center in Charlotte, NC. The exhibition was curated by Rehema C. Barber

Rehema C. Barber, HIGH OCTANE CONTEMPORARY ARTS PROFESSIONAL KNOWN FOR CREATING DIALOGUE AND PROVOKING REFLECTION. Passionate about…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 4, 2015 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Remembering Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012)

In a career spanning more than 70 years, Elizabeth Catlett has created sculptures that celebrate the heroic strength and endurance of African-American and Mexican working-class women. With simple, clear shapes she evokes both the physical and spiritual essence of her subjects. Her hardy laborers and nurturing mothers radiate both power and a timeless dignity and calm.…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 4, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Storyboard P. Pushes the Boundaries of Street Dancing and Urban Storytelling



Storyboard P
 has pushed street dancing in a darker, more mature direction of urban storytelling he calls Mutant. The twenty-three year old Brooklyn dancer  combines jarring feats of contortion, pantomime, floating footwork and…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 4, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

CREATE SOMETHING IN THE NEW YEAR

It is New Year's Eve. I don't plan to go out and raise the roof this year - have not for many years (ask me, however, I MIGHT say yes.) But, I'm inspired by a friend who shared his plans with me, and I will do something similar. I will stay in, quietly. Burning my fragrant candles, simmering my Hoppin John, cabbage and yes, a pig foot or two (no, I'm NOT going to elaborate on New Year Food Traditions again). But I plan to be creating at midnight - painting, writing, practicing some old dance…

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Added by Stacey Torres on December 31, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

PRINTS or NO PRINTS - That is the Fine Art Protocol and Etiquette Question

FINE ART ETIQUETTE or PROTOCOL- 

WHEN GIVING COMMENTS PLEASE I BEG YOU Start with  1) No Print or Yes Print 2)  Share your connection to Fine Art.  Are you an art appreciator, artist, seller, printer, curator for a gallery or museum, etc..  EX.  No Prints. Art…

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Added by Tanya the Sankoffer on December 29, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Philadelphia Museum of Art present works by African American artists

Renowned Museum Showcases African-American Art

This winter (from January 10 through April 5) the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present an exhibition highlighting its exceptional holdings of work by African American artists. Reflecting a broad range of stories,…
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Added by Black Art In America on December 27, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

A Tribute to Amiri Baraka #worthaclick

In 2012 I had the honor of meeting Amiri Baraka at a panel discussion about the black arts movement hosted by OnQ Performing Arts. I stood there tracing his every move, wishing that somehow a sliver of his brilliance would somehow bleed through my camera lens and bond with my DNA. He served us…

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Added by Kendrea Mekkah on December 27, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Arthur L Bacon to receive the Realizing the Dream Mountaintop Award January 16

Arthur L Bacon to receive the "Realizing the Dream Mountaintop Award" at the Seventh Annual Legacy Banquet on Friday, January 16, 2015, at 6:30 p.m., in the Hotel Capstone located on the campus of The University of Alabama. The award recognizes an individual who, in keeping with Dr. King’s ideals of…

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Added by Black Art In America on December 20, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Venturing Out Of The Heart Of Darkness Opens Feb 7 at Harvey B. Gantt Center

ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

Venturing Out of the Heart of Darkness examines the long-standing impact of colonialism on prevailing societal attitudes that define black culture in America and in the world and how the Empire has defined and thereby influenced the development of economic, linguistic, mythological and psychological systems…

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Added by Black Art In America on December 19, 2014 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Memorial Services for Acclaimed Artist Annie Lee set for December 20th

Memorial Services For Internationally Acclaimed Artist Annie Lee   …

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Added by Najee Dorsey on December 18, 2014 at 1:10pm — No Comments

One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North at MoMA

One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North

April 03, 2015–September 07, 2015

Posted on December 11, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art marks the centennial of the beginning of the Great Migration, the multi-decade…

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Added by Black Art In America on December 18, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Thelma Johnson Streat - The First African American Woman Exhibited at Museum of Modern Art

  Thelma Johnson Streat was the first African American woman to have a painting exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, in 1942.…

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Added by Seteria Dorsey on December 14, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Nasher Sculpture Center Announces Melvin Edwards: Five Decades

Nasher Sculpture Center Announces

Melvin Edwards: Five Decades

The Nasher Sculpture Center presents the first retrospective in more than 20 years of the renowned American sculptor,…

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Added by Black Art In America on December 14, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Freida L Wheaton Curates for Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Now! Vibrant Traditions with an Unexpected Edge

Curated by Freida L. Wheaton at the Philip Slein Gallery…

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Added by Freida Wheaton @ Salon53 on December 14, 2014 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

"FIBER TALES" ART EXHIBITION GARFIELD PARK ARTS CENTER INDIANAPOLIS, IN

"FIBER TALES"  Curated By LaShawnda Crowe-Storm:

GPAC, …

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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on December 12, 2014 at 2:17pm — 2 Comments

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