NORA MUSU OPENING RECEPTION @ FAIE AFRIKAN ART GALLERY:
Liberian visual artist Nora Musu teams with PR firm to expand reach within, and beyond, the arts community and to inspire aspiring female artists.
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Kara Walker talks with her father, artist Larry Walker, for BOMB's Oral History Project
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KW We did California for a few months in 1999 when I had the residency at CCAC (California College of Arts and Crafts), the residency was called “Capp Street Projects.” My daughter, Octavia, was fifteen months by the time we got there. This was right in the thick of everything. I had had the MacArthur, and the conferences that happened around the controversies, and the article in the International Review of African American Art. I had…Continue
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Cross Streets: Between…Continue
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The Novice Artist’s Guide to Becoming Famous and Rich in the 21st Century!Continue
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We seem surprised by the racist, demeaning and disrespectful depiction of African Americans in popular culture and conversation. But why should we be respected if we do not respect ourselves?
Is it not true that we casually demean each other and our children everyday? African American comedians and hip hop artists seem to only refer to black women as bitches including their wives,…Continue
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Former NFL player and Emory faculty member Pellom McDaniels III wrote the definitive biography of the first African American jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times.
If you are shocked to know that African American jockeys existed—much less thrived—in 19th-century America, don’t tell Pellom McDaniels III. He will be shocked that you are shocked. And yet, in the end, he accepts that his job is to ensure that…Continue
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AFRICAN, AFRICAN AMERICAN SCULPTORS WANTED:
Do you create mid -to- large-scale sculptural works of fine art?…Continue
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Artists who have exhibitions , often do not send out reminders mid show. Postcards ,are an inexpensive way ,to remind people to visit the exhibition. Artists can produce the art, they must produce business by doing the simple things. I send career up dates to people. I don't act like a victim, no begging!
I have sold 40 works in the past few months by sending USPS mail. I make regular modest money.
I am in a position that regular money is better than big money. Being business…Continue
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