It’s Not “Just Entertainment”
By Faron Manuel 2/26/15…Continue
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…Continue
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Black history is something to be celebrated year round, not just in February, but it is…Continue
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a way of life and set of attitudes opposed to or at variance with the prevailing social norm.…
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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…Continue
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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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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…
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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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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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)…
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…Continue
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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.…Continue
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(rt) Featured art by Maria Magdalena Campos Pons, Above All Things, 1997Continue
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Today was ask the curator day on Twitter so here's what we (@baiaonline) asked of a number of Museum's. Follow Black Art In America on Twitter for more updates.
Question: Any new acquisitions for the permanent collection, works by African American artists that we can write about. …Continue
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Medicine From Heaven: How African American Culture Was Used to Cure the USA | A Juneteenth Jubilee Exhibit' by Sol Sax
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Kehinde Wiley art pictured in lobby of 21C Bentonville, Arkansas. Join @21c Bentonville tonight for the new exhibit opening @6…
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