All Blog Posts Tagged 'art' (104)

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

The Pulse of Africa: Celebrating 25 Years of the African Festival of the Arts

The Pulse of Africa: Celebrating 25 Years of the African Festival of the Arts…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 11, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

African Festival of the Arts Chicago Celebrating 25 years

FOX 10 News | myfoxphoenix.com

During its stellar 25 year history, the “Dee Parmer Woodtor Main Stage” (named for co-founder and late wife of Patrick Woodtor), has featured explosive performances by legendary entertainers such as James Brown, Hugh Masekela, Roberta Flack, Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, Angelique Kidjo, Bobby…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 5, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Academic Programs Coordinator Position at Columbus Museum

JOB DESCRIPTION



The Columbus Museum, Inc.



 



Academic Programs Coordinator



Purpose Statement



The Academic Programs Coordinator plans, creates and implements all programming for Pre-K through college audiences for the Columbus Museum.  This position requires a strong background in curriculum based education, current educational theories and methodologies, with an emphasis in art and history education.   The Columbus Museum is a mature,… Continue

Added by Black Art In America on July 31, 2014 at 6:01am — No Comments

CITY AS CANVAS: FEB 4 - SEPT 21, 2014

CITY AS CANVAS: FEB 4 - SEPT 21, 2014

The first time exhibition of works from the expansive street art collection of Martin Wong.

Martin Wong, an East Village artist and collector of graffiti art, amassed a treasure trove of hundreds of…

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Added by Black Art In America on July 30, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Success in the Shadows: Contemporary Black Artists Struggle for Acceptance



Success in the Shadows: Contemporary Black Artists Struggle for Acceptance

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Added by Michael Owens on July 23, 2014 at 8:54am — 3 Comments

Post Modern Rebellion

 Does any artist have the right to present racially insulting imagery in their work? This question is an important one in understanding the images produced by some of the leading contemporary African American artists. Black artists work in a variety of media,with subjects ranging from portraiture to Politics, Morality, and social commentary. However the Black artists currently receiving the most attention are those who present racially charged, sexually explicit, and some say exploitative…

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Added by Michael Owens on July 14, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

FLAVA FRESH 11!_2014 - 2015, 1ST ART EXHIBITION OF THE ANNUAL SERIES__INDPLS, IN:

 

FLAVA  FRESH 11!_2014-2015
 
1ST ART EXHIBITION OF THE ANNUAL SERIES: 
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Added by D. DelReverda-Jennings on July 13, 2014 at 7:51pm — 1 Comment

Artist Terry Dixon - Short article on his view point of painting

Chicago based artist Terry Dixon writes about what painting means to him and is featured in the online art magazine Neotericart.

http://neotericart.com/2014/06/27/the-wip-project-what-is-painting-featuring-terry-dixon/#more-2850

Added by Terry Dixon on June 28, 2014 at 10:36pm — No Comments

Fine Artist Ron Anderson, Columbus, Ohio

In case you've never heard of him, you should get acquainted with the works of Ron Anderson,…

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Added by E. Joyce Moore on June 22, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

MOCA ART WAR: THE BATTLE IS OVER BUT THE WAR CONTINUES

At MOCA North Miami, a Battle Not Over Race -- But Control.

MOCA is currently in the middle of a tug of war between the museum board and the city. At the center of the controversy are…

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Added by R~ on June 18, 2014 at 7:00pm — 9 Comments

Liberty Theatre Cultural Center Art Benefit

 “Liberty Legends” by Najee Dorsey          

Liberty Theatre Cultural…

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Added by Black Art In America on June 5, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Art For Social Change

'The other world' posted by Hassam ( on Facebook )…




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Added by Black Art In America on June 3, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Maya Angelou – Art From Her People, Art for the World

Maya Angelou – Art From Her People, Art for the World

by Dr. Michael Simanga

Maya Angelou’s transition…

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Added by Black Art In America on May 28, 2014 at 9:00pm — 10 Comments

KARA WALKER TURNS AUNT JEMIMA INTO NAKED SUGARSPHINX -- but there's no need to protest.

TA-DAH . . .

"At the behest of Creative Time Kara E. Walker has confected:

Kara Walker - A Subtlety

or the Marvelous Sugar Baby

an Homage to the unpaid and overworked Artisans who have refined our Sweet tastes…

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Added by R~ on April 29, 2014 at 6:00pm — 13 Comments

African American Art and the American Story Lecture at Bentonville Fine Art Show

The Bentonville Fine Art Show Arts Discussion:

 "African American Art and the American…

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Added by Black Art In America on March 10, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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Let the Church Say Amen celebrates spirituality with works in mixed media by renowned fabric artist Sonié Joi Thompson-Ruffin. Sonié's artwork is deeply rooted in the African American experience. Read

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