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CALL TO ARTISTS: 'Spirit Calling -- Healing Answers' Exhibition at KROMA

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Donald McKnight, 1965 graduate of Miami Palmetto Senior…
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Roots of My Heart: A film by Afro Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando in Newark New Jersey

 
Please Join Us to hear and view a presentation by 

Ben Jones, Marta Morena Vega & Ye …
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Added by Black Art In America on June 26, 2015 at 6:27pm — No Comments

FROM WITHIN AND WITHOUT: THE HISTORY OF HAITIAN PHOTOGRAPHY JUNE 21 – OCTOBER 4, 2015

FROM WITHIN AND WITHOUT: THE HISTORY OF HAITIAN PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography has provided ongoing and important narratives of Haiti’s people, art, culture and politics since the advent of the medium in the 19th century. From June 21 through October 4,…

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Please Touch the Artwork: Neon Planes Art Installation

Often artwork is viewed in an environment that is “look but don’t touch“, but with this art installation the public is invited to come and participate.

 

The experience of art is always active, and in a…

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Added by Caron Bowman on June 22, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

PRESERVATION PROJECTS OF DUSABLE MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

Help preserve this rare and one-of-a-kind heirloom created by an emancipated African American slave.

This quilt cover was made by an African American woman who was born into slavery. This heirloom was passed down from generation…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 22, 2015 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Artists At Essence Festival 2015: Minnie Watkins



Shops at ESSENCE Art Vendor Questionnaire: Minnie Watkins Fine Art

 
Describe ESSENCE Fest in one word.
Answer: Opportunity
Tell us about how your business…
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Added by Black Art In America on June 22, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Thank YOU again Lupita.

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Added by OKPEYOWA MOSES MARQUIS on June 20, 2015 at 11:50am — No Comments

THE MISSING INGREDIENT -- Bassist, LOUIS JOHNSON (1955 - 2015)

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THE MISSING INGREDIENT --  Bassist, LOUIS JOHNSON (1955 - 2015)

Drum and bass, bass and vocals -- core elements. Bassist, Louis Johnson was a core…

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Added by bai americana on June 19, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Sex.Power.Race: Artist Talk, Sunday, June 28th, Boston, African Diva Project Exhibition

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Added by Black Art In America on June 16, 2015 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art: We will speak for Darius

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art: We will speak for Darius

"Do children‬ have a place in Museums if unaccompanied by an adult." 

The morning of Saturday May 16th during a recent business…

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Added by Black Art In America on May 28, 2015 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

Who is Criticizing Whom: A Response to Blake Gopnik

White Male Art Critic Blake Gopnik criticizes Alma Thomas's paintingOriental Sunset. …
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Added by R~ on June 15, 2015 at 9:30pm — 14 Comments

UA's Jones Gallery to Display Newly Acquired Works

UA’s Jones Gallery to Display Newly Acquired Works

Jun 15, 2015 | Tags: Art and Art History, College of Arts & Sciences, Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art | Posted inEvents |…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 15, 2015 at 4:48pm — No Comments

In response to: All That's Jazz Redefined

For many decades, especially in our last century, the word jazz conjures up many diverse images and in the early 20th Century it became associated with the emergence of Black artists  and performers, especially with Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, two of the most important and early practitioners of the music and sensational performers whose diverse and creative sources were important to the development of the music. Their creative abilities continued until many years after they were no…

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Added by Ron Gill on June 15, 2015 at 12:54pm — 1 Comment

Legacy Portraits for Families of Victims of Police Brutality

As a portrait art I have created a campaign to paint the portraits of the victims of police brutality to gift to their families. I want to paint 30 to 40 paintings to gift and also create a collection to place in a book. 

My campaign on Indiegogo can be viewed at the following link. I would appreciate it very much if you find it in your heart to donate to this campaign.

Follow this link to get all the details of the Faces of a Movement Campaign.…

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Added by Sharon Attaway on June 15, 2015 at 10:54am — 3 Comments

ROYAL VANGUARD: B.B. KING (1925 - 2015)

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ROYAL VANGUARD:  B.B. KING  (1925 - 2015)  

When people think of the blues, B.B.…

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Added by bai americana on June 14, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Meet Shameia Crawford (Singer/Songwriter)

Shameia Crawford has been singing since she was a child and is a full time musician.  She has shared the stage with artists such as Angie Stone, as her…

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Added by Jermaine Sain on June 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

PROCESSION: THE ART OF NORMAN LEWIS At (PAFA) Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts November 13, 2015

PROCESSION: THE ART OF NORMAN LEWIS

The first comprehensive overview of Norman Lewis: a pivotal figure in American art, a participant in the Harlem art community, an innovative contributor to abstract expressionism, and a politically-conscious activist.…

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From Digital Collage to Mixed Media: How My Art Process Evolves by Najee Dorsey

The Artist:

Process is not something many artist are willing to share however here's how a work can evolve for me.

Note: I'm always gathering source material, either taking photos myself, hitting the…

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Added by Najee Dorsey on June 14, 2015 at 12:14pm — No Comments

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