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Blind Tom Crossing The Horace King Bridge by Najee Dorsey

Blind Tom Crossing The Horace King Bridge by Najee Dorsey…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 30, 2015 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Muralist Jon Onye Lockhard Dies

Master Artist, NCA National Board Member, and past National President, Jon Onye Lockard has joined the ancestors (January 25, 1932-March 25, 2015). Rest in Power.

Celebration of life services are as…

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Added by GEORGE BAYARD on March 27, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Drake to curate Sotheby's art show

Sotheby's Contemporary Art Department has recruited drake to curate a show. The show will feature works by Kara Walker, Glenn Ligon, Jean - Michel Basquiat, and Kehinde Wiley and will “explore the dialogue between music and art”. The show is expected to run from April 28 to June…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 24, 2015 at 5:28pm — No Comments

14th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival - March 26th - 29th.

The Black Arts Alliance presents the 14th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival

The Black Arts Alliance, Inc. (BAA) presents the North Carolina…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 24, 2015 at 5:27pm — No Comments

STAYING POWER

       Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s is a project to increase the number of black British photographers and images of black Britain in the V&A collection. It aims to raise awareness of the contribution of black Britons to British culture and society, as well as to the art of photography.

Over the last seven years…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 18, 2015 at 5:21pm — No Comments

Highlight Reel from First Solo Exhibition in Brooklyn

Watch this amazing highlight video from the opening of my first solo art exhibition "On Earth & Above." #art #artist #angels #women #paintings
http://youtu.be/MFhQAAXdsVY

Added by Stephanie Kiah on March 18, 2015 at 2:21pm — No Comments

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

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

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

ARTIST ELDZIER CORTOR TO RECEIVE ART INSTITUTE’S LEGENDS AND LEGACY AWARD

ARTIST ELDZIER CORTOR TO RECEIVE ART INSTITUTE’S LEGENDS AND LEGACY AWARD

Special Exhibition Will Highlight the Painter and Printmaker Who Grew Up in Chicago
and Created Memorable Images of the Lives…
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Added by Black Art In America on January 30, 2015 at 11:30am — No 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

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

This post is brought to you by artcloud. artcloud acts as virtual gallery assistant to suit all of your art management needs. For more information on artcloud click here.

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

Billionaire Sells Artworks to Help Fund Harlem School

Billionaire Sells Artworks to Help Fund Harlem School

William Louis-Dreyfus puts his 3,500-piece collection to a noble use, supporting disadvantaged kids.…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 1, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

African Americans in Full Color From Lonnie G. Bunch at The NMAAHC

NMAAHC -- National Museum of African American History and Culture

Lonnie Bunch, museum director, historian, lecturer, and author, is proud to present A Page from Our American Story, a regular on-line series for Museum supporters. It will showcase individuals and events in the African American experience, placing…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 1, 2015 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Poems For the Breaking of Spells: Recent Works by Che Baraka

Poems For the Breaking of Spells

Recent Works by Che Baraka



 

March 7th- May 23rd, 2015

 

Curated by Daniel Simmons 

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Added by Black Art In America on March 1, 2015 at 11:38am — No Comments

The Empire of Cookie By Dr. Kamasi C. Hill

The Empire of Cookie

 “We two alone will sing like bids i' th' cage.” …

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Added by Black Art In America on February 26, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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