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Is "BLACK" Art really a Cohesive Genre?

...When I got my degree, I was appalled at the brief coverage of "Black Art" and the Black Art Movement. The School that I went to is Internationally Based, but they are decidedly European in their orientation. It is no big surprise that they didn't refer to our artistic heritage as "important" or Influential, but by definition, our body of artists are all over the Map of Genre and style. Our protest works from the 60's are not seriously considered at all.

...Our work even in "BLACK"…

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Added by Barry irving on February 10, 2014 at 10:31pm — 37 Comments

Farrago Poetry: Special Showcase Featuring NYC Poet Tantra-zawadi, Marlon Balraj and Anna Kahn at the Poetry Cafe in London - April 3rd!

Haiku Slam, open mic and creative writing/performance workshop before the show run by Farrago Poetry host/founder John Paul O'Neill!

NYC Poet Tantra-zawadi, featured artist at Farrago Poetry in…

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Added by Tantra-zawadi on March 11, 2014 at 8:13pm — No Comments

One of New York's Finest Poets, Tantra-Zawadi at UK's "Never Again" Royal Night - April 5th!

Tantra-zawadi is going to be here in Stanford Le Hope, Essex, UK to celebrate the Never Again Royal night alongside some of the best of UK women leaders in business, charity sector and many other professionals. It is all happening on 5 April 2014.  We are all so excited. Please note that…

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Artist Talk with Timothy Washington - Craft & Folk Art Museum

Artist Talk with Timothy Washington  …

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Added by Najee Dorsey on March 11, 2014 at 3:41pm — No Comments

African American Art and the American Story Lecture at Bentonville Fine Art Show

The Bentonville Fine Art Show Arts Discussion:

 "African American Art and the American…

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The NEW American Bluesman loves Black Art in America.

The NEW American Bluesman loves Black Art in America.

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Cover Me http://j.mp/1jW0zUX

Night Rider http://j.mp/1jW0D75…

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Added by billy jones bluez on March 10, 2014 at 12:51pm — 1 Comment

Tools 4 Artists

Some Tools 4 Artists.

Carry business cards at all times.

Call the press and request a foto story.

Call the feature editor, not the art critic.

Put you snail mail address on printed pieces.

Make generic post cards, put more than one image on them.

Show in a buyer's home some time.

Direct people to you exhibitions by postcard mail.

Stay in touch with people, by snail mail.

Read business books on selling.

Sell art futures to…

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Added by Bob Ragland on March 10, 2014 at 10:32am — 1 Comment

6th Annual Southwest Black Fine Arts Show 2014





6th Annual Southwest Black Fine Arts Show 2014

A “Conversation” of Black Artists in America Today

 presented by…
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Added by Black Art In America on March 9, 2014 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Najee Dorsey Artrepreneur || State of the Arts #SOTA S2E2

S2E2 || Najee Dorsey || An exclusive tour of some of Atlanta’s famous arts institutions with the man behind Black Art In America, the largest social network for artists of color. 

Added by Kendrea Mekkah on March 9, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

CRYSTAL BRIDGES -- STATE OF THE ART DISCOVERING AMERICAN ART NOW

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STATE OF THE ART

DISCOVERING AMERICAN ART NOW

 

On as recent trip to Little Rock, Arkansas, Crystal Bridges' curator Chad Alligood met Delita Martin, a young artist who captures and re-thinks images of African-American women in her work. Little Rock's complex and sometimes violent racial history, including the rocky desegregation of the city's schools under armed guard in 1957, serves as…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 6, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

ROBIN HOLDER'S Mid-Career Retrospective

ROBIN HOLDER

LISA E. FARRINGTON, PH.D.

Robin Holder in her studio in West Milford, New Jersey, 2008

Chicago-born and New York City raised Robin Holder (b. 1952) has distinguished herself as an artist whose work seamlessly fuses leitmotifs of the personal and the universal. In large part, her innate ability…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 6, 2014 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Call for Vintage Photographs of Black Dandies! | The Dandy Lion Project (New Deadline)

John Agenor born in Haiti. Great Grandfather of Shantrelle P. Lewis.

John Agenor born in Haiti. Great Grandfather of Shantrelle P. Lewis.

Call for Vintage Photographs of Black Dandies! | The Dandy Lion Project (New Deadline)

March 5, 2014 at 10:38am…
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21c Museum Hotel Official Hotel Sponsor of the Bentonville Fine Art Show

 

Black Art In America™ extends a warm thank you to 21c Museum Hotel for being

Official Hotel Sponsor of the Bentonville Fine Art Show.…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 1, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH ART EXHIBITION BY WOMEN, ABOUT WOMEN __ IIC GALLERY__ INDIANAPOLIS, IN.

* * * * * * IN TRIBUTE TO WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH * * * * *

               ART EXHIBITION BY WOMEN, ABOUT WOMEN:
 

IIC GALLERY, located @ the…
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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on March 4, 2014 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Salon 53 - - Video of Opening of 2-5-Oh! Exhibition

Salon 53, private art gallery of Freida L. Wheaton, opened its exhibition commemorating the 250th anniversary of the founding of the City of St. Louis on February 22, 2014. "…

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Added by Freida Wheaton @ Salon53 on March 2, 2014 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Black History is American History

Chicago Public Schools: Institute Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s documentary, 'African Americans -Many Rivers To Cross' as a requirement for graduation. Change the way American History is taught! - Sign the Petition!…
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Added by Pam Rice on March 1, 2014 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Nijel unveils Mervyn Dymally sculpture

Unveiled the Mervyn M. Dymally bronze portrait sculpture at the Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing on the Charles R. Drew University campus in Los Angeles, February 27,…

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Added by Nijel Binns on March 1, 2014 at 5:45am — No Comments

Lonnie Bunch featured on NBC’s Today show

The Smithsonian’s National African-American History Museum will take its place among the other national treasures on the National Mall.

     As the progress of the Museum increases, so does our public exposure. On February 27th the NMAAHC and Lonnie Bunch were featured on NBC’s Today show. Lonnie discussed…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 28, 2014 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Carl Heyward at Marin Museum of Contemporary Art

Current Exhibitions

. . . championing artists and the artistic process
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Emerging Artists of the Bay Area

March 8 - April 13



Opening Reception March 8, 5-7 p.m.



Panel Discussion with Juror Kenneth…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 28, 2014 at 6:09am — No Comments

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