Dear Members of Black Art in America:
I hope this finds you well and enjoying the summer!
I would like to inform you of our upcoming program, “Society, Community, and Culture: Ronald Lockett in Context,” being held in conjunction with our current exhibition Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett. The program…
Added by Black Art In America on July 20, 2016 at 12:55pm — No Comments
As a youth, I read feverishly in the hopes unlocking the potential that made other people become the best at what they pursued in life. Introduce your child to a visually stimulating and mind elevating experience to…Continue
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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…Continue
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Visualizing Life: Social Justice in Real Time
An Art Exhibition for Dance St. Louis Program…Continue
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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.…Continue
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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…Continue
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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. …Continue
"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…Continue
Faron Manuel interviews Boy Wonder of Electric Jacket during Miami Art Basel 2015.…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…
Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on October 30, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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…Continue
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