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The Faces Not Forgotten- Chicago Project - 2016 Serving Victims. Building Trust. Restoring Hope

Phantom Gallery Chicago Network

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Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott -- photographic exhibition at the Witchita Art Museum (KS) until May 8, 2016

An exhibition of photographs from an essay by Gordon Parks gives a glimpse into the lives of African Americans before the civil right movement through photographs representing a "a rarely seen view of everyday lives of African Americans, years before the Civil Rights Movement.…

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90 Years of African American Art at the Tyler Museum of Art

Embracing Diverse Voices:  90 Years of African-American Art.

The Tyler Museum of Art in East Texas features America's diversity in its Embracing Diverse Voices: 90 Years of African American Art…

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The Legacy of Nate Parker's Birth of A Nation, and #OscarsSoWhite

By Faron Manuel

(Opinion)

As of late, social media, and news cycles have been abuzz with good tidings and reports of accolades for Nate Parker's new indie film, The Birth of A Nation. A revenge flick detailing Nat Turner's insurrection. The film ironically…

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Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions at Art Institute of Chicago and the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions is an exhibition of drawings,…

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National Museum of African American History & Culture Opening on September 24, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture will officially open on September 24, 2016 with three days of festival programming including films and music as well as with 11 inaugural exhibitions…

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Ron Gault of Passages Wines at HFAS 2016

Businessman, Ron Gault and his wife, award-winning journalist and civil rights activist, Charlayne Hunter Gault are the producers and owners of Passages Wines.

The wine is produced with grapes from the Stellenbosch region of the Western…

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MEET THE ARTISTS' 2016 ~ FIRST FRIDAY EVENT__CENTRAL INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY__IN:

           MEET THE ARTISTS' 2016  ~  FIRST FRIDAY EVENT:

Central, Indianapolis Public Library,  40 E. SAINT CLAIR ST.…

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Added by Tony Radford on March 3, 2016 at 12:28am — 1 Comment

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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