All Blog Posts Tagged 'american' (27)

...live performances!

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"...he has a voice that will enchant you. ...his songs are dripping with sexuality.…

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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…

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

A Hard Summation by Afaa Michael Weaver

A Hard Summation

by Afaa Michael Weaver

$11.00 

5 x 7 | 44…
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Added by Black Art In America on August 13, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Artist Terry Dixon - Short article on his view point of painting

Chicago based artist Terry Dixon writes about what painting means to him and is featured in the online art magazine Neotericart.

http://neotericart.com/2014/06/27/the-wip-project-what-is-painting-featuring-terry-dixon/#more-2850

Added by Terry Dixon on June 28, 2014 at 10:36pm — No Comments

The Black Image In Popular Culture

We seem surprised by the racist, demeaning and disrespectful depiction of African Americans in popular culture and conversation. But why should we be respected if we do not respect ourselves?

Is it not true that we casually…

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Added by Black Art In America on May 6, 2014 at 9:53am — No Comments

The Black Image In Popular Culture



We seem surprised by the racist, demeaning and disrespectful depiction of African Americans in popular culture and conversation. But why should we be respected if we do not respect ourselves?

Is it not true that we casually demean each other and our children everyday? African American comedians and hip hop artists seem to only refer to black women as bitches including their wives,…

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Added by Black Art In America on May 6, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

New Great Migration Artist, CLEASTER COTTON, Presents LIVING ARTISTS LEGACY SERIES for Black History-Herstory Month 2014

Contemporary Teaching Artist & ALNUGE Inventor, Cleaster Cotton, Supports President Obama's White House STEM Education Initiative and Arts Education. http://cleastercotton.wordpress.com/ 

Day 1: The New Great Migration Collection (Painting #2) © CLEASTER COTTON…

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Added by Cleaster Cotton on February 17, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Exhibition Featuring William H. Johnson

Exhibition Featuring William H. Johnson to Open at Penn's Arthur Ross Gallery

Jitterbugs, 1941 and Aunt Alice, 1944. Courtesy: Morgan State University
Jitterbugs, 1941 and Aunt Alice, 1944. Courtesy: Morgan State University…
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Added by Black Art In America on January 15, 2014 at 3:23pm — No Comments

THE AFRICAN AMERICAN LOVE AFFAIR WITH THE CAMERA . .

We found these picture on the web. They prove what I knew was true, black people fell in love with cameras -- especially in the 50's when consumer goods and gadgets found their way into our households. …

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Added by R~ on December 26, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

THE BREAK OUT PARTY FOR BASEL GOES TO . . .

THE BREAK-OUT PARTY during Art Basel for african american community  will be hosted by former city commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones.…

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Added by Black Art In America on December 2, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Gaps in my wall paper...

Gaps in my wall paper...…

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Added by Najee Dorsey on November 26, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

African American Art Is The Hearne Family Business So Whats New ?

As Director of Pyramid Art, Books & Custom Framing and Hearne Fine Art, Garbo Hearne has developed an eye for signature style. In fact, that’s what she looks for when scouting new talent.

“I like to work with new to mid-career artists who have a definitive style,” she explains. “I want to be able to look at a piece and know…

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Added by Black Art In America on October 25, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments

COLLABORATION: BIRTH OF A NEW ARTS FAIR in the midst of art wars, turmoil and boycotts

Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition: by RM Crews and Derin Young  

The exhibition that unifies people through their artistic spirit. Show runs from September 20th - November 9th, 2013 Opening: Friday, September 20th, 2013 from 6:00pm-9:00pm.…

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Added by R~ on August 21, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Featured Collection: Works By Kimmy Cantrell

 

Whenever artist Kimmy Cantrell looks around him,…

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Added by Black Art In America on July 25, 2013 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Louis Delsarte Honoree In Upcoming Exhibition Artists of Distinction

Louis Delsarte - Purple

BLACK ART IN AMERICA™ Presents:  Royal Vanguard™ Artists of Distinction Honoree Louis Delsarte

The Black Art In…

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Added by Black Art In America on July 16, 2013 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Sargent Johnson 'Singing Saints' Mint Condition Available Through Black Art In America

SARGENT JOHNSON (1888 - 1967) 

Singing Saints



Lithograph on wove paper, 1940. 305x235 mm; 12x9 1/4 inches, wide. Signed, titled and numbered mint condition 137/150, made available, Private collection



Works from this edition went up for…

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Added by Black Art In America on July 8, 2013 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Marquis "Who's Who in American Fine Art" 2014 Book edition 34th

more good news, I have been contacted and asked for my Bio to be included in the

 "Marquis Who's Who in American Fine Art Book" 2014 to be released Nov 2013.

 http://www.marquiswhoswho.com/references/publications/whos-who-in-american-art

 

Added by Annette Princess Jimerson on June 20, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Phoebe Beasley's Langston Hughes Portfolio Collection

Phoebe Beasley completed a collaboration with Dr. Maya Angelou in which she created several serigraphs from poems by Langston Hughes for a limited edition book. Dr. Angelou selected the poems and titled the masterful compilation, "Sunrise is Coming After While", and then wrote the forwards on Hughes and Beasley. Phoebe Beasley is an accomplished artist who's in many important collections including Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Maya Angelou and Samuel L. and LaTanya…

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Added by Black Art In America on May 23, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

William Tolliver's Women

For many collectors of works by William Tolliver, there is no mistaking the "Tolliver Woman." She's elegant, regal and beautiful. She exudes strength, pride and dignity. She represents the backbone of the family, a reflection of the women Tolliver grew up with.…

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Added by The Estate of William Tolliver on April 12, 2013 at 6:32pm — No Comments

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