All Blog Posts Tagged 'American' (85)

Detroit Institute of Arts showcases contemporary African American art in “30 Americans” exhibition

Detroit Institute of Arts showcases contemporary African American art in “30 Americans” exhibition

Artists explore racial, gender, political and historical identity in contemporary culture

 

August 12, 2015 (Detroit)—The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) presents “30 Americans,” a dynamic exhibition of contemporary art by…

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Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Exhibition -- "Common Ground: African American Art"

Common Ground: African American Art  from the Flint…

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African American Painting: Timely Works on Exhibit by Aaron Douglas

African American Painting:  Timely Works on Exhibit by Aaron Douglas

Currently on exhibit are two dramatic works by Aaron Douglas. Let My People Go (1935 - 1939) and…

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SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ART TO EXHIBIT COSBY COLLECTION

SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ART EXHIBITS WORK FROM THE COSBY COLLECTION

It was announced this week that the…

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Hearne Southern Auction House Spring 2015 Contemporary African American Fine Art

Online Preview 
Friday, May 15 -  Friday, May 29
Online Auction 
Friday, May 29 -…
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Mikki Ferrill Untitled Diner Scene in upcoming Auction of African American Art

Mikki Ferrill (b. 1937)  Untitled Diner Scene, c. 1970’s; vintage photograph, 5” x 8”. - Auction Catalog…




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Phillip Collins on Curating for the African American Museum, and a Life Well Lived

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Phillip Collins is a face you need to know in the Dallas arts.



By Jeremy Hallock

Throughout his career, Phillip Collins has focused on giving African-American artists exposure. An accomplished art historian and curator, he established himself as an important…

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Timothy Washington @ The Craft & Folk Museum by Greg Pitts for Artillery Magazine

                                         Timothy Washington @ Craft & Folk Musuem

Always following his impulses, Timothy Washington is an artist’s artist  in the Southern California African-American artist’s community, he is one of the last remaining practitioners from South Central L.A.’s Golden Age of Assemblage (late 1960s to…

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Added by Greg Pitts on April 6, 2015 at 6:23pm — No Comments

The Face Of Patronage: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture First Donor

“I just knew, if it was something I wanted to see happen, I had to be part of the change.” - Donnette Cooper 



Meet our very first individual donor.



"Weeks after President George W. Bush…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 24, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

TWO THINGS - My Joy In The Morning

First, I lost my beloved mother, Beryl Doreen Moore Poindexter, on Monday, February 16. She literally died in my arms at the age of 91. My heart and soul are numb, and my world is in a billion pieces. I wish I could draw my energy and creativity from her, as I often do, but right now - I just feel completely alone and fearful of the future. But, as we all know, this too shall pass, and I will find a way to my joy in the morning.

Second (such a total opposite post) ... Five of my…

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Added by Stacey Torres on February 18, 2015 at 6:47pm — 6 Comments

Getting to Know Hale Woodruff Presented by the National Museum of African American History and Culture

NMAAHC -- National Museum of African American History and Culture

Barry Gaither

Getting to Know Hale Woodruff

Presented by the National Museum of African American History and Culture



Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 7–9 PM EST

Warner Bros.…

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Robert L. Johnson Donates Selections From The Barnett-Aden Collection To The Smithsonian's National Museum Of African American History & Culture

Robert L. Johnson Donates Selections From The Barnett-Aden Collection To The Smithsonian's National Museum Of African American History & Culture

Privately Owned by Johnson, the Barnett-Aden Collection is one of the country's oldest collections of African American art

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert L. Johnson, founder of The RLJ Companies and founder of…

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American Master, a work by Preston Jackson

Corinne Nitel

Cast Bronze, 2004 by Preston Jackson

32" x 16" x 36"



For ages the mighty Mississippi would erupt and rebel against both natural and manufactured land restraints Makeshift dams and levees have forever fallen and failed because of its force and power. Here we see the wife…
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Ailey's Men Discuss 'Uprising'

Behind the Scenes: Ailey's Men Discuss 'Uprising'

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Through the African American Lens: Opening May 2015 Smithsonian NMAAHC

Photographer Zack Brown shooting dapper men in Harlem, c. 1937 by Eliot Elifoson, Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photographer Zack Brown shooting dapper men in Harlem, c. 1937 by Eliot Elifoson, Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Through the African American Lens:

Selections from the Permanent Collection

Opening May 8, 2015

Through the African American Lens: Selections from the Permanent Collection serves as a view into the dynamic history of Americans of African descent. The…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 4, 2015 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Philadelphia Museum of Art present works by African American artists

Renowned Museum Showcases African-American Art

This winter (from January 10 through April 5) the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present an exhibition highlighting its exceptional holdings of work by African American artists. Reflecting a broad range of stories,…
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Added by Black Art In America on December 27, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

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