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The Pan African Film Festival Atlanta August 7 - 10, 2014

PAFF-ATL Special Events

PAFF PRESS RELEASE

OPENING NIGHT

Thursday, August 7 @ 7:25pm

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Director: Deon Taylor (US/Narrative…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 1, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Marvin Gaye's Troubled Soul

Marvin Gaye's Troubled Soul

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Added by Michael Owens on July 28, 2014 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Success in the Shadows: Contemporary Black Artists Struggle for Acceptance



Success in the Shadows: Contemporary Black Artists Struggle for Acceptance

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Added by Michael Owens on July 23, 2014 at 8:54am — 3 Comments

Post Modern Rebellion

 Does any artist have the right to present racially insulting imagery in their work? This question is an important one in understanding the images produced by some of the leading contemporary African American artists. Black artists work in a variety of media,with subjects ranging from portraiture to Politics, Morality, and social commentary. However the Black artists currently receiving the most attention are those who present racially charged, sexually explicit, and some say exploitative…

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Added by Michael Owens on July 14, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

Ernie Barnes and the Sugar Shack

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Ernest “Ernie” Eugene Barnes, Jr. (July 15, 1938 – April 27, 2009) was a beloved African-American painter, well known for his rhythmic approach to movement as well as an elongated interpretation of the human figure. He was also a professional athlete, actor and…

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Added by Michael Owens on July 11, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments

Highlights From Treadway/Toomey Gallery Inaugural Sale Of African American Art

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June…
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Added by Black Art In America on July 10, 2014 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Black Aesthetics and African Centered Cultural Expressions

Added by Black Art In America on July 4, 2014 at 9:41am — No Comments

Ruby Dee and Maya Angelou: Angels of Dignity

Like most us I was saddened to hear of the deaths of two remarkable, legendary, transcendent American women. The loss of one is extremely painful; the loss of two in such quick succession is almost unthinkable. The profound poetry of Dr. Maya Angelou inspired generations of young people to question the norms of an unjust society and challenge us to force change for the good of all, which is exactly what she worked for until the day she was called home. Ruby Dee was a tireless advocate for…

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Added by Michael Owens on June 29, 2014 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

LIBERIAN MIXED-MEDIA ARTIST " NORA MUSU " __ AKATASIA ARTIST INTERVIEW_JUNE 2014:

AKATASIA.COM,  HAS DONE AN INSIGHTFUL INTERVIEW WITH COLUMBUS, OHIO.,

BASED ARTIST NORA MUSU  ....  IT'S A GREAT READ!  

  

INFO: C…

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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on June 24, 2014 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Fine Artist Ron Anderson, Columbus, Ohio

In case you've never heard of him, you should get acquainted with the works of Ron Anderson,…

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Added by E. Joyce Moore on June 22, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Tanner's Banjo Lesson

The Banjo Lesson is one of the most important images ever created by an African American artist. This was one of the first depictions of Black Americans in which stereotypical minstrel show type characterizations did not play a part. The tender one on one interaction between teacher and student shows the kind of intelligence and sensitivity indicative of real human beings,…

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Added by Michael Owens on June 10, 2014 at 9:14am — 2 Comments

Inaugural Auction of African American Art

We are pleased to announce the inaugural auction of African American Art, to be held at the Toomey/Treadway Galleries in Chicago on June 1st. It is a natural fit to hold such an event in Chicago, because of the city’s rich African American cultural heritage. The list of…

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Added by Black Art In America on May 23, 2014 at 1:52pm — No Comments

DW Client News ::: VISUAL ARTIST "NORA MUSU" TO EXHIBIT “MAH RHYTHM” COLLECTION AT FAIE AFRIKAN ART GALLERY__CHICAGO, IL:

 

NORA MUSU OPENING RECEPTION @ FAIE AFRIKAN ART GALLERY:     

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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on May 21, 2014 at 3:40am — 1 Comment

AWARD-WINNING LIBERIAN ARTIST NORA MUSU SIGNS TO DW WORLD MEDIA:

 

Liberian visual artist Nora Musu teams with PR firm to expand reach within, and beyond, the arts community and to inspire aspiring female artists.

 

NORA MUSU:   …

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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on May 21, 2014 at 3:34am — 1 Comment

African American Art on Show During Frieze Week MAy 8-11

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AFRICAN, AFRICAN AMERICAN SCULPTORS SOUGHT __ INDIANA REGION:

 

 

AFRICAN, AFRICAN AMERICAN SCULPTORS WANTED:

Indiana Region:

Do you create mid -to- large-scale sculptural works of fine art?…

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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on May 5, 2014 at 2:34pm — No Comments

African American jockey, three-time Kentucky Derby winner celebrated in new bio

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Former NFL player and Emory faculty member Pellom McDaniels III wrote the definitive biography of the first African American jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times.

If you are shocked to know that African American jockeys existed—much less thrived—in 19th-century America, don’t tell Pellom McDaniels III. He will be shocked that you are shocked. And yet, in the end, he accepts that his job is to ensure that…

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Added by Black Art In America on May 1, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Evolving History of African Americans Seen Through Art At Krasl Exhibit

Evolving History of African Americans Seen Through Art At Krasl Exhibit

 

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Added by Black Art In America on April 11, 2014 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Celebrating 25 Years James A. Porter Colloquium on African American Art and Art of the African Diaspora

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Celebrating 25 Years 
of the James A. Porter Colloquium on African American Art and Art of the African Diaspora
 
 
Bridging the Past to the Present: African American 
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Added by Black Art In America on March 17, 2014 at 8:35pm — No Comments

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