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Emma Amos Paintings at Ryan Lee in New York City until April 2

Emma Amos True Colors, Paintings of the 1980s February 25 - April 2, 2016 Opening: Wednesday, February 24, 6-8PM

RYAN LEE is pleased to announce Emma Amos: True Colors, Paintings of the 1980s, a solo…

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PAMM Fund for African American Art -- conversation with Alberto Ibargüen, President of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

The third annual reception for the (Pérez Art Museum) PAMM Fund for African American Art, on February of 2016, had record breaking attendance and hosted nearly 1000 guests comprised of Miami's art and cultural community. The Pérez Art Museum, working with the Knight Foundation, created a fund for the acquisition of works by African…

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HFAS 2016 Artist Profile: Chris Osborne

Harlem Fine Art Show 2016 Artist Profile: Chris Osborne

Figurative painter, Chris Osborne has a history with music and creates imagery that glorifies musicians and their cars. Listen to our conversation with Chris below: …

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HFAS 2016 Artist Profile: Frank Frazier

Harlem Fine Art Show 2016 Artist Profile: Frank Frazier

Veteran artist, Frank Frazier has been creating art focused on civil rights for decades, exhibiting at the Schomburg Center in New York City and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. among many others.  Excerpts from our conversation with Frank are…

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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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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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