All Blog Posts Tagged 'American' (96)

Samella Lewis: An American Art Icon at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Samella Lewis: An American Art Icon

April 28 - September 18, 2016

How does one earn the title “American Art Icon?” To achieve such an honor, we have only to look at the life and accomplishments of Samella Lewis, Ph.D., whose influence on African American art and culture has been so immense that her impact is yet to be determined.…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 19, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Detroit Institute of Arts acquires two works by contemporary African American artists

Detroit Institute of Arts acquires two works by contemporary African American artists

Photograph by Hank Willis Thomas and painting by Stefanie Jackson now on view

 

May 19, 2016 (Detroit)—The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) recently…

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Added by Black Art In America on May 31, 2016 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Spring 2016 Tim Okamura Studios

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Added by Black Art In America on May 17, 2016 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Jontavious Willis

I heard this and I said HOLD UP in the voice of my "Inner Drunk Uncle" this here is the truth...can not be denied. A colleague introduced me to Jontavious take a listen...I did not record this video.

Jontavious Willis in WE ARE KINGS from…

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Added by Thurmond Goins on April 23, 2016 at 12:21pm — No Comments

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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Donor gives Smithsonian African American Museum $10 Million

David Rubenstein has donated $10 million to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.   Rubenstein, Co-founder and Co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, has contributed a total of almost $45 Million to the Smithsonian.  It was reported by…

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Added by bai americana on January 25, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

THE NEW AMERICAN CURATORS: Kansas City, Missouri (Stephanie Fox Knappe)

THE NEW AMERICA…

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YW News : Interview with Lawrence Finney

This month nationally known fine artist Lawrence Finney is featured!! Read the December issue of YW News online and learn more about his work!

YW News | December 2015


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Titus Kaphar's "The Vesper Project" opens at American University's Katzen Arts Center November 7, 2015

Diary of a Trilogy

Titus KapharThe Vesper Project, 2012.

Mixed media, Dimensions variable.

Courtesy of Friedman Benda. Photography by Luke Hanscom…

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Added by Black Art In America on November 15, 2015 at 10:04am — No Comments

African American artists shine at worlds largest art competition..ArtPrize 7 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

SHAWN MICHAEL WARREN

http://www.artprize.org/shawn-michael-warren/2015/in-a-promised-land 

I knew early on that I wanted to pursue painting as a life profession. I received my BFA in fine art, as well as having the rare opportunity to study at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy. My works are a reflection of my personal interests (music,…

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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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Added by bai americana on July 27, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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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Added by bai americana on July 10, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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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Added by bai americana on July 10, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

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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Added by Black Art In America on May 29, 2015 at 9:28am — No Comments

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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Added by Black Art In America on May 21, 2015 at 11:50am — No Comments

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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Added by Black Art In America on May 11, 2015 at 9:07am — No Comments

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

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