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Jacob Lawrence gifted to Cantor Arts Center at Stanford

Works from major American artists gifted to Stanford

Art by Richard Diebenkorn, Jacob Lawrence and Andy Warhol joins Cantor Arts Center permanent collection

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Added by Black Art In America on July 31, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Academic Programs Coordinator Position at Columbus Museum

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The Columbus Museum, Inc.



 



Academic Programs Coordinator



Purpose Statement



The Academic Programs Coordinator plans, creates and implements all programming for Pre-K through college audiences for the Columbus Museum.  This position requires a strong background in curriculum based education, current educational theories and methodologies, with an emphasis in art and history education.   The Columbus Museum is a mature,… Continue

Added by Black Art In America on July 31, 2014 at 6:01am — No Comments

CITY AS CANVAS: FEB 4 - SEPT 21, 2014

CITY AS CANVAS: FEB 4 - SEPT 21, 2014

The first time exhibition of works from the expansive street art collection of Martin Wong.

Martin Wong, an East Village artist and collector of graffiti art, amassed a treasure trove of hundreds of…

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

Art Flux: Guy Beckles

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Added by Black Art In America on July 30, 2014 at 10:41am — No Comments

The Studio Museum in Harlem Newsletter | July 24, 2014

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Added by Black Art In America on July 30, 2014 at 10:29am — No Comments

THE BLACK MASTERS ON BILLBOARDS IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD SOON . . .

National Art Show, features famous art on 50,000…
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Added by R~ on July 14, 2014 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

Success in the Shadows: Contemporary Black Artists Struggle for Acceptance



Success in the Shadows: Contemporary Black Artists Struggle for Acceptance

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Added by Michael Owens on July 23, 2014 at 8:54am — 3 Comments

Robert Charles - Leaving Mississippi Exhibit at Columbus Museum August 21, 2014 - January 4, 2015

"Several of Dorsey’s heroes are not so well-known today.  The artist instructs the viewer to learn more about the subject of Google Robert Charles. In 1900 in New Orleans, Charles resisted an unwarranted arrest,…

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Added by Najee Dorsey on July 22, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Straight Outta Racism

Hollywood has been obviously lacking in stories depicting African Americans.  Black audiences got to see releases of satirical comedies like Think Like a Man 2 and About Last Night (written for a white cast). But nothing with that dramatic emotional draw we so desire.…

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Added by Cake the Series on July 21, 2014 at 8:33pm — No Comments

Post Modern Rebellion

 Does any artist have the right to present racially insulting imagery in their work? This question is an important one in understanding the images produced by some of the leading contemporary African American artists. Black artists work in a variety of media,with subjects ranging from portraiture to Politics, Morality, and social commentary. However the Black artists currently receiving the most attention are those who present racially charged, sexually explicit, and some say exploitative…

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Added by Michael Owens on July 14, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

A Tenant Farmer’s Daughter Remembers Leaving Mississippi

A Tenant Farmer’s Daughter

Remembers Leaving Mississippi

In 1917, ten-year-old Rubie Bond left Mississippi with her…

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Added by Najee Dorsey on July 12, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

FLAVA FRESH 11!_2014 - 2015, 1ST ART EXHIBITION OF THE ANNUAL SERIES__INDPLS, IN:

 

FLAVA  FRESH 11!_2014-2015
 
1ST ART EXHIBITION OF THE ANNUAL SERIES: 
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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on July 13, 2014 at 7:51pm — No Comments

Ernie Barnes and the Sugar Shack

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Ernest “Ernie” Eugene Barnes, Jr. (July 15, 1938 – April 27, 2009) was a beloved African-American painter, well known for his rhythmic approach to movement as well as an elongated interpretation of the human figure. He was also a professional athlete, actor and…

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Added by Michael Owens on July 11, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments

Highlights From Treadway/Toomey Gallery Inaugural Sale Of African American Art

Jacob Lawrence

June…
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Added by Black Art In America on July 10, 2014 at 4:17pm — No Comments

The Studio Museum in Harlem Newsletter | July 9, 2014

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Added by Black Art In America on July 9, 2014 at 7:32pm — No Comments

Tritobia Hayes-Benjamin

Tritobia Hayes Benjamin, Ph.D.

God seemingly designed Tritobia Hayes Benjamin for her mission at Howard University’s Division of Fine Arts. She has now returned to her Creator.

Dr. Benjamin was family centered. Her pride and love for her family was ever present. She very easily spoke with deep affection, for her parents, husband, children, siblings and in-laws. She was very proud of the…

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Added by Akili Ron Anderson on July 6, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

"HEROES & VILLAINS" EXHIBITION @ THE ARC GALLERY __ CHI TOWN:

          ARC GALLERY __  CHICAGO, IL: 

                2156 North Damen Avenue.  

               Bucktown Arts District:…

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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on July 2, 2014 at 9:57am — No Comments

California Artist Giving Back Through Film

LOS ANGELES- At some point in our lives we all come to a crossroads.  We can take the easy path that‘s crowded with everybody and their momma or you can pull out a box of crayons and draw your own map and take an adventure.  Ericka Harden picked up the box set and started to…

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Added by Cake the Series on July 1, 2014 at 9:17pm — No Comments

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