Featured Blog Posts (391)

BAIA BEST OF: Why I Collect Emerging Artists Posted by Avisca Fine Art Gallery

April 2011 Art Walk at Avisca Fine Art Gallery

 

         Posted by Avisca Fine Art Gallery on February 1, 2011 at 2:00pm

Continue

Added by Black Art In America on September 17, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Afro Art Trips 2013 ~ The World Is Looking For You! (2013)

Having trouble viewing this email?…
Continue

Added by Black Art In America on February 28, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Joyce Owens: Artist On Art - WHO DID IT FIRST?

Joyce Owens: Artist On Art

"Artists like to be original, but often it's been done before...This is from 2008, but a conversation with a friend made be think of it and decided to post. (on Facebook" -Joyce Owens

A black woman artist speaks. Will you speak…

Continue

Added by Black Art In America on February 24, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Black History Month offers art collections at three area sites

photo

As a woman in the male-dominated engineering field, Carnetta Davis understood well the plight of black artists trying to be recognized with their peers in other races.

"I can draw parallels between my own experiences [and] those experiences of African-American artists, both past and present," says the onetime Chattanoogan, now a resident of Birmingham, Ala., "and these parallels fuel my passion."

That passion is the serious collection of art, something she and…

Continue

Added by Black Art In America on February 24, 2013 at 5:37pm — No Comments

5 Things an Artist Should Do to Kick Start 2013

5 Things an Artist Should Do to Kick Start 2013

http://www.lightspacetime.com/newsletter/5-things-an-artist-should-do-to-kick-start-2013/

February 11, 2013

John R. Math…

Continue

Added by Caron Bowman on February 16, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

AUCTION RESULTS OF SALE 2303, FEBRUARY 14, 2013: AFRICAN-AMERICAN FINE ART SWANN GALLERIES

85 Barkley L. Hendricks, The Hawk, Blah, Blah Blah, oil and DayGlo on canvas, 1970. $132,000C

Nigel Freeman, Director of African-American Fine Art at Swann Galleries said, “We are very pleased with the results of yesterday’s sale, which saw strong prices across all genres and eras, with active bidding for 19th century…

Continue

Added by Black Art In America on February 15, 2013 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Herbert Gentry: the man, the master, the magic

Smithsonian Institution

Collection Search Center

http://collections.si.edu/search/record/siris_sil_912608#

Herbert Gentry : the man, the master, the…

Continue

Added by NAJJAR Abdul-Musawwir on February 14, 2013 at 7:31am — No Comments

Walter Dean Meyers on Childhood Literacy

Walter Dean Meyers (Center) wearing the medal he deserves. Myself (left) paying close attention. Johnson Co. Youth Services Librarian  Angel Dew (Right) with microphone.

By Jabulani…

Continue

Added by Jabulani Leffall on February 13, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

DRISKELL CENTER RECEIVES $2.2 MILLION ART COLLECTOR BEQUEST

UMD’S DRISKELL CENTER RECEIVES $2.2 MILLION ART COLLECTOR BEQUEST
  
College Park, Md.―The University of Maryland’s David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora (Driskell Center) announced today a bequest of more than 225 collected artworks valued at more than $2.2 million from the estate of the late Sandra Anderson Baccus and her husband, Lloyd T. Baccus,…
Continue

Added by Black Art In America on February 13, 2013 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Swann Galleries Auction of African American Fine Art February 14, 2013

Swann Galleries launched a new department devoted to African-American Fine Art in February 2007. That year General Moses (Harriet Tubman) by CHARLES WHITE (1918 - 1979) Sold for $360,000. Today, Swann Galleries is the only major auction house to conduct regular…

Continue

Added by Black Art In America on January 14, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

BLACK ART IN AMERICA™ COLLECTORS EXHIBIT IN HARLEM FEB. 13TH

Continue

Added by Black Art In America on February 12, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Expanding the Availability of Black Art Books

Expanding the Availability of  Black Art Books

Public libraries should represent the communities they serve. That is why it is important for us to get…

Continue

Added by Caron Bowman on February 11, 2013 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Swann Auction Galleries - A Tribute To Elizabeth Catlett

Continue

Added by Black Art In America on February 6, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Essay: Seeing Beyond the Haze

By Jabulani Leffall

Rites of passage are a tradition in just about every culture. Somehow I believe with our men and boys we’ve lost that in the modern world. In ancient cultures you were simply given a spear or a stick to hunt and that was it, wits, knowledge and brawn kept you alive.

With the dawn of civilization came agriculture, we didn’t have to hunt and gather anymore so rites were different, then we became scholars of the arts and sciences, so rites were different…

Continue

Added by Jabulani Leffall on February 6, 2013 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Call For African American Artists Work To Exhibit at Fortune 500 Corportations

 

For more information visit: …

Continue

Added by Black Art In America on February 1, 2013 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Death of Susan Woodson



I am sorry to announce the death of…
Continue

Added by Black Art In America on January 31, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Essay: Definition of a Ghetto Genius Part I

 By Jabulani Leffall

Definitions are a must, especially in the transcriptional and transaction based world and especially where ideas meet commerce, art meets markets.

In examining the motivations behind the creation of art on multiple platforms in the 20th and 21st Centuries, we must examine the…

Continue

Added by Jabulani Leffall on January 25, 2013 at 3:07am — 2 Comments

information/history on this amazing print

Hello everyone,  My name is Chuck and I am from Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

I have come across a historical african american print with hand carved frame.

I am here with the hope to find some background/origen on this piece.  …

Continue

Added by Chuck T on January 28, 2013 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Essay: Definition of a Ghetto Genius Part II

By Jabulani Leffall

Now that we understand that a ghetto genius can be a pianist in Warsaw or a rapper in Long Beach or an accountant in Austin or a visual artist in Nebraska, we begin to look at the roundness and fullness of a life examined honestly. There is a circular flow of…

Continue

Added by Jabulani Leffall on February 1, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

In the newz...

Darby English Will Consult on Black Art for MoMA (Museum of Modern Art)More

Buy art online...

Members

Louisville...

E&S Gallery's Derby Art Gala Friday, May 2, 2014 featuring Charles Bibbs. More

Sponsor...

© 2010-2014   Created by BLACK ART IN AMERICA™ / Copyright 2010-2014 BLACK ART IN AMERICA. LLC   All Rights Reserved Worldwide.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service