All Blog Posts Tagged 'american' (44)

Moment in the Smithsonsian Anacostia Community Museum

When seeking out great exhibitions to experience in the United States, we know this is a very large territory to cover. Even though this is true, we are aware of the Smithsonian Museums in Wasington, DC. I have been involved in some research for close to two months by way of the African Art Museum's Warren M. Robbins Library, and as a result, I've have been able to connect with the Smithsonian Library system. Thanks to the Head Librarian Janet Stanley at the Warren M. Robbins, I am having a…


Added by NAJJAR Abdul-Musawwir on March 15, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Test your Art I. Q. #13: Who am I ?

She was a student at J. Liberty Tadd's art school in Philadelphia, PA and in 1895 became the first African-American receiving a scholarship to attend The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She married a school principal, and moved to Washington, D.C. in…


Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on February 22, 2016 at 7:50am — 1 Comment

Roots, Routes and Renditions – A Trilogy of the Blues at GSU's CENCIA Center for Collaborative and International Arts

Celebrating the American South:

Roots, Routes, and Renditions – A Trilogy of the Blues ...



Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on February 11, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

PERKULATOR™ Discussions: Learning to Love myself Tamara Natalie Madden

PERKULATOR™ Discussions : Where we like our conversations as HOT as our coffee. Learning to Love myself with Tamara Natalie Madden.



Added by Black Art In America on October 7, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Collectors Voice with Juanita Hardy, Collector and recently retiring Director of Cultural D.C.

Faron Manuel assitant editor for BAIA speaks with Juanita Hardy, collector and recently retiring Director…


Added by Black Art In America on October 1, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Painting Attributed to Hale Woodruff In High Museum Collection comes into question

Tina Dunkley has spent more than 30 years researching, and documenting the legacy of Hale Woodruff. Recently retired as the Director of Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries. Ms. Dunkley calls…


Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on September 27, 2015 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Collecting Howardena Pindell

September 24 BAIA had the opportunity to hear Howardena Pindell in conversation at Spelman College. Following the lecture we had a conversation with one collector of her works. Join and stay connected.…


Added by Black Art In America on September 25, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

The Tragedy of the Scottsboro Boys and the work of Reginald Gammon

The Scottsboro Boys were a group of nine black teenagers accused of rape in the 1930s South. The blatant injustice given to them during their trial lead to several legal reforms. Watch as Emory's Associate Professor of African American Studies, Carol Anderson, discusses what happened to these boys both during and after their trial.



Added by Black Art In America on August 13, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Super-Figurative Painter Jas Knight -- Solo Show at Bill Hodges Gallery in New York

Super-Figurative Painter Jas Knight Solo Show at

Bill Hodges Gallery (NYC)…


Added by bai americana on July 30, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

Who is Criticizing Whom: A Response to Blake Gopnik

White Male Art Critic Blake Gopnik criticizes Alma Thomas's paintingOriental Sunset. …

Added by R~ on June 15, 2015 at 9:30pm — 14 Comments

National Media Spotlight on Alma Thomas


Media Spotlight Elevates Alma Thomas to National Acclaim…


Added by Black Art In America on April 19, 2015 at 6:04am — No Comments

Having Her Cake: The Bride That Married Herself

Having Her Cake: The Bride That Married Herself
by Kendrea Collins for Black Art In America™

It was a dream…

Added by Black Art In America on January 16, 2015 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Using African American Art To Celebrate Black Girls Beauty

November 2014 I took my 17 year old niece to the Studio Museum in Harlem and we enjoyed many exhibits. But, one exhibit struck a cord and that was The Jet Beauty of The Month, which was a room full of Jet Beauties from the past and present.

My niece said "they are not many darker skinned black women as…


Added by Ruby Taylor on January 12, 2015 at 9:19am — 1 Comment

Thelma Johnson Streat - The First African American Woman Exhibited at Museum of Modern Art

  Thelma Johnson Streat was the first African American woman to have a painting exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, in 1942.…


Added by Seteria Dorsey on December 14, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment performances!

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Added by billy jones bluez on September 25, 2014 at 1:06am — No Comments

Tell It Like It Is, The Works of Glenn Ligon

by Michael Owens

Glenn Ligon is an African American conceptual artist whose work raises questions about  race, language, desire, sexuality, and identity. Ligon engages in intertextuality with other works from the visual arts, literature, and history, as well as his own life. Ligon's work is a direct challenge to American sensibilities and is greatly influenced by his experiences as an African American and as a homosexual living in the…


Added by Michael Owens on August 25, 2014 at 12:59pm — No Comments

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