All Blog Posts Tagged 'art' (181)

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…

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

Freida L Wheaton Curates Exhibit in Collaboration with Dance St. Louis

 

 

Visualizing Life: Social Justice in Real Time

An Art Exhibition for Dance St. Louis Program…

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Added by Freida Wheaton @ Salon53 on February 27, 2016 at 11:38am — No Comments

Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis

The past week here in Washington D.C. has proven to be rewarding in research source, and teaching development. The research source was the Islamic Heritage Museum with Director Amir Muhammad, and teaching development was a lecture by Ruth Fine, a conversation with David Driskell, and members Howard University faculty at National Gallery of Art.…

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Added by NAJJAR Abdul-Musawwir on February 15, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Atlanta Singer/ Talk Show Host Jermaine Sain

Q/A:  SINGER/ TALK SHOW HOST, JERMAINE SAIN

 

http://www.mtv.com/artists/jermaine-sain/biography/ Tell us a bit about yourself.…

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Added by Jermaine Sain on January 28, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Update to Protest Over Lack of Black Artist at Art Aids America Exhibition at Tacoma Art Museum

Update

Today we had the opportunity to sit down with staff and Board President of the Tacoma Art Museum, as a response to our Die In at TAM. It was a productive meeting.



We discussed the importance of our action, and the impact it has had within our communities. Not only has it shaped the discussion around the…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on December 31, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

"Hard Edged" at the California African American Museum Explores Geometrical Abstraction

The exhibition Hard Edged features the work of 46 artists and is mentioned as offering an "expansive and exploratory appreciation of geometrical abstraction".  …

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on December 28, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Gold Rush to Collect Black Art

The New York Times acknowledged, after decades of spotty acquisitions and token exhibitions, American museums are rewriting the history of 20th century art to include black artists. …

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Added by R~ on December 20, 2015 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Reflections on Art Basel: Craft and Execution in Art

Faron Manuel

"Artists attempts to convey their ideas as imagery are not always successful; leaving much of the depth that could have been conveyed absent in the 'finished' renderings."

This year there were lots of exciting exhibits to see both in and around Art…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on December 14, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Meet Boy Wonder Of Electric Jacket

Faron Manuel interviews Boy Wonder of Electric Jacket during Miami Art Basel 2015.…

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Added by Black Art In America on December 13, 2015 at 11:37am — No Comments

The works by South African artist Zanele Muholi at Pulse Art Fair had me wanting more



works by Zanele Muholi on exhibit at Pulse Art Fair during Art Basel Miami week.

Yesterday at Pulse Art Fair during Art Basel Miami 2015 I come across…

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Added by Black Art In America on December 4, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Amiri Baraka Reads Black Art

By: Faron Manuel

Some have argued that the sociopolitical context of the society gives birth to the arts; the counter argument is in the other direction, with art as the antecedent and the sociopolitical state as the consequent... With his work, Amiri Baraka exposed this argument to be a false dilemma. Being that…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on November 22, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Six Tips for Artists on Selling Artwork That's Collecting Dust in your Closet.

By Faron Manuel

As artist develop in their journey they tend to amass an abundance of their own works, created in various stages of their careers; in moments of trial, experimentation, and refinement.



Due to the relatively crude nature of some artist's earlier works, and lack of some aesthetic qualities and substance found in their latter works some followers and patrons could be slower to appreciate or enjoy an…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on October 30, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

PERKULATOR Discussion: When an Art Scholar, Museum Director and Creatives meet up during Art Basel Miami 2014 part 1

PERKULATOR™ Discussions : Where we like our conversations as HOT as our coffee. When an Art Scholar, Museum Director and Creatives meet up during Art Basel Miami 2014 part…

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Added by Black Art In America on October 10, 2015 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

The Whitney Plantation: An Emotional Journey ...

A Step Back In Time at Louisiana's Whitney Plantation

“Imagine what it would feel like to be someone else’s property. Imagine you are a field slave. You wake up before sunrise. You work until dark, which is 8 or 9 in hot humid summers. Your life depends on the whims of your master or…

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Added by Black Art In America on October 10, 2015 at 3:30am — 3 Comments

Five Date Night Ideas for Those Who Live Life Creatively

By Faron Manuel

Art spaces provide an outlet for an array of creative endeavors, and tends to create an environment that is conducive not only to creative presentations but multifaceted entertainment, fellowship, and meaningful interactions. Then too, such an environment can be ideal for those…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on October 7, 2015 at 6:00pm — 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.

Overcoming…

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

African American artists shine at worlds largest art competition..ArtPrize 7 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

SHAWN MICHAEL WARREN

http://www.artprize.org/shawn-michael-warren/2015/in-a-promised-land 

I knew early on that I wanted to pursue painting as a life profession. I received my BFA in fine art, as well as having the rare opportunity to study at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy. My works are a reflection of my personal interests (music,…

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Added by GEORGE BAYARD on October 5, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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