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Brooklyn Renames Block after Famed Black Art Collector

[This article was originally posted in the fall of 2012. It was accidentally purged from the BAIA archives, but is being re-posted]

Brooklyn Renames Block Where Famed Black Art Collector’s and Framer’s Gallery Thrives After 40 Years

 

By Milford Prewitt

 

Rogers Ave. is an unremarkable 2.6-miles that cuts through central Brooklyn in a long string of Mom-and-Pop restaurants, some professional service offices, beauty salons and…

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Added by Milford Prewitt on September 9, 2014 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Media Institute showcases "Freedom of Speech art by Everett Spruill

NEWS RELEASE



THE MEDIA INSTITUTE

2300 CLARENDON BLVD., SUITE 602 * ARLINGTON, VA 22201

703-243-5700 * info@mediainstitute.org * www.mediainstitute.org



For Release: Sept. 5, 2014 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar

703-243-5700



Media Institute Showcases ‘Freedom of Speech’…
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Added by Everett Spruill on September 7, 2014 at 1:12am — No Comments

The Studio Museum in Harlem Newsletter | September 3, 2014

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Added by Black Art In America on September 4, 2014 at 9:07am — No Comments

2014 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship Winners Announced

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 2, 2014

 

2014 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship

Winners Announced

$129,000 in prizes awarded to five young poets

CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation and Poetry magazine are pleased to announce the five recipients of the 2014 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowships: Hannah Gamble, Solmaz…

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Added by Black Art In America on September 4, 2014 at 9:04am — No Comments

A Cracked Deliverance #Ferguson

Added by E. Joyce Moore on August 31, 2014 at 7:46pm — No Comments

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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Added by Black Art In America on August 24, 2014 at 4:19pm — No Comments

The Studio Museum in Harlem Newsletter | August 20, 2014

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Added by Black Art In America on August 24, 2014 at 4:08pm — No Comments

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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Added by Darrell Black on August 24, 2014 at 3:21am — No Comments

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 — 1 Comment

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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Added by Black Art In America on August 15, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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.

Added by Kendrea Mekkah on August 4, 2014 at 5:33pm — No Comments

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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Added by Black Art In America on August 13, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

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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Added by Black Art In America on August 11, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

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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Added by bai americana on August 6, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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Rick Lowe, Houston artist, Austin advocate win MacArthur 'genius grants'. Read

The MacArthur Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Baggage Claim: Unpacking Immigrant Lives - Art offers a new way into theses complicated debates. Baggage Claim showcases ten artists who invite audiences to consider different perspectives. Read

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