All Blog Posts Tagged 'art' (132)

Meet The Artist

I will be participating in the 2nd Thursday Art Walk on Thursday, April 9 from 6-8 pm, showcasing my 5-piece Criminal Minds Collection at the Art Association of Henry County, 218 S. 15 Street, New Castle, Indiana. Stop in and say hello. I'll have refreshments and a live pianist.…

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Added by Stacey Torres on March 31, 2015 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Hayward Oubre

Hayward Oubre’s art was met with critical success from the time he graduated Dillard University in…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 28, 2015 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Queen of Collage: Wangechi Mutu

Wangechi Mutu is an artist, sculptor, and mix media artist, who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Mutu is considered by many as an Afrofuturist and one of the most important contemporary African artists of recent…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 25, 2015 at 6:31pm — No Comments

Drake to curate Sotheby's art show

Sotheby's Contemporary Art Department has recruited drake to curate a show. The show will feature works by Kara Walker, Glenn Ligon, Jean - Michel Basquiat, and Kehinde Wiley and will “explore the dialogue between music and art”. The show is expected to run from April 28 to June…

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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 24, 2015 at 5:28pm — No Comments

Let There Be Art



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Added by Jahson Fuller on March 20, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Highlight Reel from First Solo Exhibition in Brooklyn

Watch this amazing highlight video from the opening of my first solo art exhibition "On Earth & Above." #art #artist #angels #women #paintings
http://youtu.be/MFhQAAXdsVY

Added by Stephanie Kiah on March 18, 2015 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Empire: It’s Not “Just Entertainment” by Faron Manuel

It’s Not “Just Entertainment”

By Faron Manuel 2/26/15…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 26, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

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

Artcloud's Black |Art| History Month: Early African American Art / Establishing Identity

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Black history is something to be celebrated year round, not just in February, but it is…

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Added by Ruby on February 16, 2015 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Counterculture with Faron Manuel: Négritude

Négritude



Counterculture with Faron Manuel

coun·ter·cul·ture

ˈkoun(t)ərˌkəlCHər/

noun

a way of life and set of attitudes opposed to or at variance with the prevailing social norm.…

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Added by Black Art In America on February 15, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition 2015

artwork by Candace Hunter

January 19 - February 22, 2015

The Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition presents 104 dynamic works from both professional and amateur African-American artists from around the country, including a dozen youth…

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Added by Cher Clay Bailey on January 29, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

First Solo Exhibition of 2015

Okay, It has been a while since I posted, I've been busy getting ready for the opening of my first solo exhibition in 6 years other than the Featured Artist exhibits at ArtsNatchez Gallery. I will show new work and a new art/haiku poetry book at Black Heritage Gallery in Lake Charles Louisiana. "A Lil Bit of This & A Lil Bit of That" will open with a reception and book signing on March 6, 2015 and run through April 26, 2015. My 4th art…

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Added by Sálongo Lee/Sálongo's Art on January 17, 2015 at 9:22pm — No 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…

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

The Philadelphia Museum of Art showcases its collection of African-American art like never before in REPRESENT

Henry Ossawa Tanner´s ´The Annunciation,´ purchased by the Art Museum in 1899, a year after it was painted.

Henry Ossawa Tanner's 'The Annunciation,' purchased by the Art Museum in 1899, a year after it was painted.



What the art museum's big African-American show represents…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 8, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Pioneer Works in Brooklyn host Inaugural New York outing of the 1:54 African art fair in May

African Art Fair 1:54 Comes to New York During Frieze Week

Brian BoucherTuesday, January 6, 2015 via Artnet

Pioneer Works, in Brooklyn,…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 7, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

LiFT Art Salon: Engaging Young Professionals, Artists and Activist - January 11 Atlanta

LiFT uses art to engage young professionals, artists, and activists in dialogue about Atlanta's history and future development. 

 

We are inspired by the salons of the 18th and 19th centuries, which were informal gatherings where creative, socially provocative, and cutting-edge ideas were exchanged. 



We have re-interpreted the salon for the contemporary urban context by…

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Added by Black Art In America on January 6, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

BLINGCATCHER 2104 BY ANN JOHNSON FEATURED WORK OF BAIA DURING ART BASEL MIAMI

BLINGCATCHER 2014

BLINGCATCHER 2014 by Ann Johnson

Black Art In America™ is proud to feature the work of Ann Johnson in our upcoming exhibition during Art Basel…

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Added by Black Art In America on December 1, 2014 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

What are some of the specific barriers that women in the art world still face

Barbara Lee collects art by women artists. She doesn't see an industry-wide commitment...Lee answers this question, "What are some of the specific barriers that women in the art world still face"? in her interview with Sarah P. Hanson. (shared from the Facebook wall of Joyce Owens)…

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Added by Black Art In America on November 23, 2014 at 10:59am — 1 Comment

Dan, Kathelen Amos donate $100,000 to black art initiative at Columbus Museum

Community business leaders attend opening reception for the "Leaving Mississippi - Reflections on Heroes and Folklore" exhibit at Columbus Museum, from left to right, Aflac CEO Dan Amos, Aflac Foundation President Kathelen Amos, Artist Najee Dorsey, Aflac Executive Vice President and General Counsel Audrey Boone-Tillman, Aflac U.S. President Teresa White, State. Rep. Calvin Smyre and Aflac Director Strategic Sourcing Wassel…

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Added by Black Art In America on November 11, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Three of my Pieces at Richmond Art Museum for Sale

I am very pleased to announce that three of my marker paintings have been selected to be in the Holiday Art Mart at the Richmond Art Museum (Richmond, Indiana), a juried show/sale from November 6-December 17, 2014. The criteria for this show was that all pieces (not including frames) be 5x7 or smaller, and under $250.…

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Added by Stacey Torres on November 8, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

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