All Blog Posts Tagged 'art' (122)

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 — No Comments

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

Time is Running Out!

Please help me share my art with the world by using the link below to vote for my painting "Bitter Sweet" in the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series competition. Voting ends November 9th. Vote as much as possible and share this post with others to encourage them to do the same. Thanks, Black Art in America family! https://www.bombayartisan.com/submission/show/9739 #art #competition #painting @sapphireginUSA #bombayartisanseries

Added by Stephanie Kiah on October 28, 2014 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Zazzle Gifts at Joyce Dade Art

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Added by Joyce Dade on October 21, 2014 at 3:07pm — No Comments

THIRD SPACE - Inventing The Possible at MOCA North Miami

(rt) Featured art by Maria Magdalena Campos Pons, Above All Things, 1997

THIRD SPACEtricolon   Inventing The…

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Added by Black Art In America on October 12, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

#AskACuratorDay was all the buzz on Twitter today

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. …

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Added by Black Art In America on September 17, 2014 at 7:13pm — No Comments

Medicine From Heaven: How African American Culture Was Used to Cure the USA | A Juneteenth Jubilee Exhibit' by Sol Sax EXTENDED

Medicine From Heaven: How African American Culture Was Used to Cure the USA | A Juneteenth Jubilee Exhibit' by Sol Sax

-----------NOW EXTENDED until October, 2014--------------…

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Added by Xia Gordon on September 11, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Kehinde Wiley art on exhibit in lobby of 21C Museum Hotel Bentonville, Arkansas.

Kehinde Wiley art pictured in lobby of 21C Bentonville, Arkansas. Join @21c Bentonville tonight for the new exhibit opening @6…

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Added by Black Art In America on September 10, 2014 at 12:28pm — No Comments

WESTERN AMERICAN ART SOUTH OF THE SWEET TEA LINE IV September 27, 2014 through January 25, 2015 at Booth Western Art Museum

Check my work out at the Booth Western Art Museum opening later this month. If you've never been you're in for a treat. Visit my website at www.najeedorsey.com



Also showing at: …

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Added by Najee Dorsey on September 10, 2014 at 10:10am — No Comments

Media Institute showcases "Freedom of Speech art by Everett Spruill

NEWS RELEASE



THE MEDIA INSTITUTE

2300 CLARENDON BLVD., SUITE 602 * ARLINGTON, VA 22201

703-243-5700 * info@mediainstitute.org * www.mediainstitute.org



For Release: Sept. 5, 2014 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar

703-243-5700



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Added by Everett Spruill on September 7, 2014 at 1:12am — No Comments

Gilbert Young partners with R&R promotions and Showtime to create art during boxing fights

OK! It's OFFICIAL. I am thrilled to announce a partnership with R&R Promotions and Showtime that has given me the honor of stepping into the late, great LEROY NIEMAN's shoes! I'm going to be sitting ringside during upcoming Boxing matches across the country broadcast on Showtime, and I'll be drawing LIVE while the fight is going on. The first is this weekend at the new Casino in Cincinnati for the Adrien Broner fight. I did a quick promo sketch…

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Added by Black Art In America on September 3, 2014 at 1:08pm — 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

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