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ELLEN GALLAGHER JOINS COLLECTION OF STUDIO MUSEUM

ELLEN GALLAGHER (shared from Che Baraka Facebook post march 15, 2015)

Ellen Gallagher was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1965, and lives and works in New York and Rotterdam, Holland. She attended Oberlin College and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Repetition and revision are central to Gallagher’s treatment of advertisements that she appropriates from popular magazines like…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 16, 2015 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Elizabeth Catlett at Hammond House (ATLANTA)

 

Art History of the African Diaspora: Elizabeth Catlett: Sculpting the…

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Added by Cher Clay Bailey on March 13, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

ARTIST ELDZIER CORTOR TO RECEIVE ART INSTITUTE’S LEGENDS AND LEGACY AWARD

ARTIST ELDZIER CORTOR TO RECEIVE ART INSTITUTE’S LEGENDS AND LEGACY AWARD

Special Exhibition Will Highlight the Painter and Printmaker Who Grew Up in Chicago
and Created Memorable Images of the Lives…
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Added by Black Art In America on January 30, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Happening this Friday in Atlanta, GA







ATLANTA – Friday, March 13, 2015 

Opening Event / Artists’ Talk Friday, March 13, 2015 7:00 PM-12AM



In collaboration with the Smoke School of Art an Atlanta based non-profit art collective; the 9 Ace Gallery will hosts their most recent exhibition Local Colour.



In this exhibition Local colour goes beyond its technical understanding…

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Added by Cher Clay Bailey on March 10, 2015 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Artcloud's Black |Art| History Month: Reflections, Where Do We Stand Today?

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Black history is something to be celebrated year round, not just in February, but it is nice to have special dedicated time towards such an important faction of American history. I wanted to dedicate some posts this February to honor black history within the arts. …

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Added by Ruby on March 2, 2015 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Billionaire Sells Artworks to Help Fund Harlem School

Billionaire Sells Artworks to Help Fund Harlem School

William Louis-Dreyfus puts his 3,500-piece collection to a noble use, supporting disadvantaged kids.…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 1, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

African Americans in Full Color From Lonnie G. Bunch at The NMAAHC

NMAAHC -- National Museum of African American History and Culture

Lonnie Bunch, museum director, historian, lecturer, and author, is proud to present A Page from Our American Story, a regular on-line series for Museum supporters. It will showcase individuals and events in the African American experience, placing…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 1, 2015 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Poems For the Breaking of Spells: Recent Works by Che Baraka

Poems For the Breaking of Spells

Recent Works by Che Baraka



 

March 7th- May 23rd, 2015

 

Curated by Daniel Simmons 

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Added by Black Art In America on March 1, 2015 at 11:38am — No Comments

The Empire of Cookie By Dr. Kamasi C. Hill

The Empire of Cookie

 “We two alone will sing like bids i' th' cage.” …

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Added by Black Art In America on February 26, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

SMOKE SCHOOL OF ART LOCAL COLOR Exhibition {ATLANTA}











Smoke School of Art is an Atlanta based Non-Profit think tank that discusses and addresses contemporary philosophy and issues in modern art &…

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Added by Cher Clay Bailey on February 26, 2015 at 8:46pm — No Comments

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia Needs art donations

Added by Kehinde Ayokunle on February 26, 2015 at 12:41pm — No Comments

2015 IS A BIG YEAR FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN ART IN PHILLY

2015 IS A BIG YEAR FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN ART IN PHILLY

Six Special Exhibitions Join The City’s Permanent African & African-American Art Collections

Represent: 200 Years of African-American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Bringing together more than 75 works from the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s extensive collection of art by African Americans, Represent:…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 15, 2015 at 3:20pm — No Comments

WEST HARLEM ART FUND

FUSION RETURNS

WITH MORE DIGITAL EDGE

TO ARMORY ARTS WEEK…

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Added by Cher Clay Bailey on February 20, 2015 at 6:36pm — No Comments

THE LEGACY OF THE COSBY SHOW AND BLACK ART IN AMERICA

THE LEGACY OF THE COSBY SHOW AND BLACK ART IN AMERICA…

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Added by Black Art In America on November 14, 2013 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

MASS MoCA I Museum of Contemporary Art presents: Storyboard P and the Warriorz in our Club B-10

Storyboard P and the Warriorz

Saturday, February 28, 8pm

Club B-10

$5 member / $8 student / $12 advance / $18 day of / $24 preferred

Storyboard P, “a man whose dancing seems…
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Added by Black Art In America on February 17, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

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