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Tell It Like It Is, The Works of Glenn Ligon

by Michael Owens

Glenn Ligon is an African American conceptual artist whose work raises questions about  race, language, desire, sexuality, and identity. Ligon engages in intertextuality with other works from the visual arts, literature, and history, as well as his own life. Ligon's work is a direct challenge to American sensibilities and is greatly influenced by his experiences as an African American and as a homosexual living in the…

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Added by Michael Owens on August 25, 2014 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Rebuild Foundation Newsletter

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The Studio Museum in Harlem Newsletter | August 20, 2014

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BEST ART OF THE DAY (21-08-2014)

BEST ART OF THE DAY (21-08-2014)

Best Art of the Day (21-08-2014)  

http://www.artradio.tv/best-art-of-the-day-21-08-2014/ 

Art transcends consumerism; it asks and demands more of it's participants. 

This is why we enjoy this particular piece because it takes a space normally reserved for capitalism displayed in the form of product placement and…

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Hands Up, Don't Shoot: Artists Respond

Hands Up, Don't Shoot: Artists Respond 

The August 9,…

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Added by Freida Wheaton @ Salon53 on August 19, 2014 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Delilah W. Pierce (1904 to 1992), artist, curator, educator, and advocate, is known for her fluid style, which ranged from figurative to abstract.

Delilah W. Pierce, born in 1904, 34 years after the American Industrial Revolution (1820-1870), was an African American artist and Washington, DC native who, through her body of work, helped to expand western thought about what African…

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Juan Logan and The Odgen Museum of Southern Art || State of the Arts S2E3 #SOTA

S2E3 || Juan Logan || Kendrea heads to the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans to visit the “I’ll Save You Tomorrow” exhibit. On this episode of SOTA we get private tour from curator Bradley Sumrall and hear from the artist.

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Eugene James Martin - Favorite Blues Sept 5 - Oct 31, 2014

Eugene J. Martin (b. Washington, D.C., July 24, 1938 - d. Lafayette, Louisiana, January 1, 2005) was an African American visual artist.

Eugene Martin's art is best known for his imaginative,…

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KIN KILLIN' KIN ~ JAMES PATE - COMES TO THE CENTRAL, INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY__IN:

 

KIN KILLIN' KIN ~ JAMES PATE - COMES TO THE 

CENTRAL, INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY (INDYPL):

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Added by Tony Radford on August 11, 2014 at 6:37pm — 1 Comment

The Pulse of Africa: Celebrating 25 Years of the African Festival of the Arts

The Pulse of Africa: Celebrating 25 Years of the African Festival of the Arts…

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Let the Church Say Amen -- (Fabric Exhibit)

Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 415 West 13th Street (downtown at 13th & Broadway) Kansas City, MO. 64105 /  kccathedral.org/art

Exhibition| August 1-September 5, 2014
Gallery Hours | Thursday -…
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The Studio Museum in Harlem Newsletter | August 6, 2014

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Robert Blackburn: Passages at David C. Driskell Center Opening September 18th

The Gallery will reopen on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5pm…

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Milton Sherrill Teams up with Hatchfund

For those of you interested in contributing to a worthwhile cause, famed African American Sculptor, Milton Sherrill has teamed up with Hatchfund to solicit funds for a sculpture project. Info can be found at: http://www.hatchfund.org/project/the_legend_series#.U8j-TLSkVO1.yah... For those unaware, Milton Sherrill was featured in the Vol. 6.1 Sculpture issue of International…

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Added by Tony Walters on August 5, 2014 at 12:18pm — No Comments

The Process of working on my first Serigraph at EPI - Experimental Printmaking Institute

"R.D.'s Back Room" is my first serigraph and will be exhibited at the Columbus Museum in my show titled - Leaving Mississippi: Reflections on Heroes and Folklore opening August 21, 2014 at the Columbus Museum

The…

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AfricanCowboys

Hello: My name is Emerson Terry.  



I am a retired Illustrator, Designer, Painter who has created a series of  Documentary Painting about African



Americans in the old west.  AfricanCowboys.  I believe you might be interested in promoting History and

so am I so if you have a moment, would you please look at my web site.   …

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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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Dead Ringer: Contemporary Photography August 2nd

   Exhibit NO.9 presents
DEAD RINGER
   An experimental photography…
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