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