All Blog Posts Tagged 'Africa' (5)

Is This The Real Lady of Liberty?

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Lady of Liberty, Theodore Bonev, Island of Saint Martin, 2007

The above image was part of an Internet hoax that went around a few years ago. The statue was referred to as the original model for the statue of liberty, which was rejected…

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Added by Michael Owens on May 22, 2014 at 9:45am — 2 Comments

When Harmony Went To Hell: Congo Dialogues

Autograph ABP presents a rarely seen archive dating from 1904, created by English missionary Alice Seeley Harris in the Congo Free State. These pioneering photographs publicly exposed the violent consequences of human rights…

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Added by Zhana on February 3, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Why We Need to Tell Our Own Stories (2): Sweet Crude - The Niger Delta

Black History Studies recently screened the documentary "Sweet Crude", about the Niger Delta. …
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Added by Zhana on May 13, 2013 at 4:30am — No Comments

Black Men and Dandyism: Art, Fashion, Literature and Exhibitions

"Dandy is defined as "A man who affects extreme elegance in clothes and manners", recently Dandy/Dandyism culture has been in the news and exhibitions. I have to also admit that it has been the style of choice for the men in my works of art. Although my work tackles topics of…

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Added by Najee Dorsey on December 31, 2012 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

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One of America's most respected black artists, Claude Clark was an influential educator as well as an art instructor, Clark was instrumental in establishing the Art Department at Alabama's Talladega College. He taught there from 1948 until 1955, when he was succeeded by the young David Driskell. Claude Clark's work will be on exhibit at Hammonds House Museum. Read

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