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HFAS 2016 Artist Profile: Jay Roberts

Harlem Fine Art Show 2016 Artist Profile: Jay Roberts

Artist Jay Roberts applies his craft to create works on wood.  Listen to the description of his process below:…

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Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis

The past week here in Washington D.C. has proven to be rewarding in research source, and teaching development. The research source was the Islamic Heritage Museum with Director Amir Muhammad, and teaching development was a lecture by Ruth Fine, a conversation with David Driskell, and members Howard University faculty at National Gallery of Art.…

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HFAS 2016 Artist Profile: E'lla Weber

Harlem Fine Art Show 2016 Artist Profile: E'lla Weber

El'la Weber creates larger than life sculptures in silicone that we're inspired by her interest in featuring natural hair.  Listen to our chat with El'la below: …

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Producer's Notes -- Lavon Pettis of Chicago, IL

We caught up with Curator and Producer, Lavon Nicole Pettis while in Miami during Art Basel week. Pettis…

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Smithsonian: First Day Encounter with the African-American Museum



Yesterday was the beginning of my creative research, and research for my African American art history course development at the Smithsonian. I met with representatives to discussed several sources to follow upon. I had the opportunity to view an impressive exhibition…

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Added by NAJJAR Abdul-Musawwir on February 9, 2016 at 11:12am — No Comments

African American Art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston -- Highlighting over 40 works by African Americans across 80 years

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Continues Collection Series with Statements: African American Art from the Museum’s Collection

Highlighting over 40 works by African Americans across 80…

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Jim Alexander: Participant Observer at the Tubman Museum in Macon, GA (Jan 22 - Apr 2, 2016)

The Participant Observer exhibition features a selection of more than 40 photographs representing 40 years of Photographer Jim Alexander's life and work. Alexander has spent decades working as a "documentary photographer, photojournalist, teacher, activist, entrepreneur and media consultant", and documenting historical events including "festivals, concerts, cultural events, rallies, demonstrations,…

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"Abandoned Margins: Policing the Black Female Body" at Woman Made Gallery in Chicago, IL

Abandoned Margins: Policing the Black Female Body

January 22 – February 25, 2015  

Reception: Friday, January 22, 6 ‐ 8pm…

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"As Bad As I Wanna Be: Reimaging Black Womanhood" at Community Folk Art Center, Syracuse University

Exhibition featuring the work of emerging artists, Nina Buxembaum, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle and Delita Martin and "exploring the role of black women’s bodies and it’s continual subjugation through the appropriation of existing material culture".  As Bad As I Wanna Be: Reimaging Black Womanhood, …
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Costume Society of America 2016 Annual Symposium and Meeting -- Keynote Speaker Announced

COSTUME SOCIETY OF AMERICA

ANNOUNCES KEYNOTE SPEAKER

FOR THE 2016 ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM &…

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Harlem Fine Arts Show™ 2016 (New York City) February 4th - 7th 2016

HFAS 2016 - New York…

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CONTINUUM WPB Arts, pop-up gallery and performance space in West Palm Beach Florida (1/21 - 1/30/16)

CONTINUUM WPB Arts POP-UP ART SPACE RETURNS TO DOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH DURING ART PALM BEACH

WEST…

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National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) News: Benefit featuring Artist, Lillian Blades, Coreen Simpson and Keisha Noel

Fine Art + Fashion Benefit Celebrating NBAF 10th Anniversary!…



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Informed By Rhythm : Recent Works By James Little

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Thornton Dial, renowned self-taught artist, passes at age 87

Painter and Sculptor Thornton Dial has died.   News reports confirm Mr. Dial's death at his home in McCalla, Alabama.  The…

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Added by bai americana on January 26, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

A Collaboration of Creativity: David C. Driskell and Curlee R. Holton at Slippery Rock

SLIPPERY ROCK, PA. - African-American art, including drawings, etching and lithographs, will be exhibited Feb. 1 - 25 when Slippery Rock University presents "A Collaboration of Creativity, Two Masters: David C. Driskell Master Artist and Curlee R.…

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