7′ x 3′ x 3′
Washington DC – After a constitutional amendment signed by President Obama and five years of lobbying by…
the Black Lotus Gallery announces open call for artists to participate in the exhibition,
“FRONTIERS”, August 31 to September 30, 2013
The theme of the exhibition is “FRONTIERS”
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OUTSIDE the SYSTEM
Maurice Burns with Billy Soza…Continue
KERRY JAMES MARSHALL SIGNED AND NUMBERED LIMITED EDITION PLATE…
How passionate are you about conserving Traditional African Art? Start a discussion on BAIA; we are curious about the interest. We have started this discussion in various groups to encourage the dialogue within our group and beyond.
In early 2012, a diverse group of…Continue
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Phoebe Beasley completed a collaboration with Dr. Maya Angelou in which she created several serigraphs from poems by Langston Hughes for a limited edition book. Dr. Angelou selected the poems and titled the masterful compilation, "Sunrise is Coming After While", and then wrote the forwards on Hughes and Beasley. Phoebe Beasley is an accomplished artist who's in many important collections including Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Maya Angelou and Samuel L. and LaTanya…Continue
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You know, a Black man, designed most of America's Finest architecture,
"Abele Julian Francis" (1881-1950)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian_Abele
a Black man Designed the railroad to get the supplies to build the building's!
also, Black Slaves built Most of the Building's, including the White House, No it was not voluntary, but this is OUR Country lets take Pride in what our ancestors did for us to enjoy and we…Continue
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What are those things that your heart desires? What is it that drives you and fuels your fire? Are you willing to take the steps it will take? Are you somehow fearful that you'll make a mistake? My friend, it takes moxie to pursue your passion and dreams. It's time to rip your desires wide open at the seams. Why wait until tomorrow when you can act today. This is the first Moxxy blog post that has come…Continue
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From my WordPress Blog "Art Talk": salongosart.com/blog
Let’s start the conversation on my new blog with an easy question. What is Art?
I want to hear from anyone and everyone one about what constitutes Art and why they feel that something they view is art.
Does it have to be in a gallery and what makes venue a gallery?
Does it have to be in a museum and does it have to be an art…Continue
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For many collectors of works by William Tolliver, there is no mistaking the "Tolliver Woman." She's elegant, regal and beautiful. She exudes strength, pride and dignity. She represents the backbone of the family, a reflection of the women Tolliver grew up with.…Continue
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This is a great way to communicate with fellow artists and collectors, so glad I found it on my facebook page today! www.arartsbs.org
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"In his latest series,…
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Pantomime is a friend of mine that wakes me every morn
He whispers in my ear words I don't want to hear
Tries to convince me to curse the ideas that will be born
Pantomime has a quiet resign and when I am weak appears
He twists the dagger deep into my…
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During the 1980’s, a boundless reverie of scenes from William Tolliver’s childhood found their way onto hundreds of canvases. Landscapes, fieldworkers, farmhands, and common, everyday working people; these are the subject matters that dominated his early works.
Born and raised in the state of Mississippi, Tolliver spent much of his time as a young boy in the cotton fields, helping out his mother, grandmother, and all those who worked the fields alongside them. Collectors…Continue
Added by DeAnna Tolliver on March 27, 2013 at 3:33pm — No Comments
On August 16, 1859. a letter was written by Harriet Newby wife of Dangerfield Newby believed to be the real life story that the character for Django the movie is modeled after. Below is a copy of the letter, a story I want to share with you with the focus of the art work being on the wife. (the text around the piece is the entire letter written below)
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At the age of ten, having further refined his drawing ability through the study of books on the human figure, William Tolliver was catching the attention and praise of all who viewed his work. Though he never drew for profit, usually giving his drawings away to anyone who wanted them, a member of the Vicksburg First Baptist Church finally insisted that Tolliver take five dollars for a drawing he wanted for the parsonage. At which time, Tolliver had reluctantly made…Continue
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