All Blog Posts Tagged 'black' (37)

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…


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

21c Museum Hotel Official Hotel Sponsor of the Bentonville Fine Art Show


Black Art In America™ extends a warm thank you to 21c Museum Hotel for being

Official Hotel Sponsor of the Bentonville Fine Art Show.…


Added by Black Art In America on March 1, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

New Great Migration Artist, CLEASTER COTTON, Presents LIVING ARTISTS LEGACY SERIES for Black History-Herstory Month 2014

Contemporary Teaching Artist & ALNUGE Inventor, Cleaster Cotton, Supports President Obama's White House STEM Education Initiative and Arts Education. 

Day 1: The New Great Migration Collection (Painting #2) © CLEASTER COTTON…


Added by Cleaster Cotton on February 17, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Day 3 - I Am Jackie Joyner-Kersee

I AM... Black History Month Celebration

Day 3 

I Am Jackie Joyner Kersee

I am

I am one of the founding members of AFH, Athletes for Hope, an…


Added by Saheed Fawehinmi on February 3, 2014 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Test your Art IQ #3

Test your Art IQ: Name the group of mostly untrained black artists who created thousands of Florida landscape paintings, selling them from the backs of their cars for about $25 in the 1960's and `70's.

Added by Black Art In America on January 5, 2014 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

BAIA Studio Visits - Rosetta DeBerardinis

On a recent trip to Washington, D.C. Black Art In America (BAIA) Founder Najee Dorsey was asked if he was doing any studio visits?. BAIA's mission is to document, preserve and promote the contributions of…

Added by Black Art In America on December 26, 2013 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

SPECULATIVE FICTION and the future of Black Arts


THE SPEAR  (African Film), which featured Lance Spearman, the super-spy / detective whose coolness James Bond and Derek Flint would envy. The Spear drove a Corvette stingray,…


Added by R~ on December 20, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments




Added by Black Art In America on November 14, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

COLLABORATION: BIRTH OF A NEW ARTS FAIR in the midst of art wars, turmoil and boycotts

Collaboration: African Diaspora Exhibition: by RM Crews and Derin Young  

The exhibition that unifies people through their artistic spirit. Show runs from September 20th - November 9th, 2013 Opening: Friday, September 20th, 2013 from 6:00pm-9:00pm.…


Added by R~ on August 21, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Blacksmith Card and Print artwork by Robert D Smith, Master of Pen and Ink art

Hello Community, It is a pleasure to share Bob Smith Art work

Added by juniques on August 20, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Featured Collection: Works By Kimmy Cantrell


Whenever artist Kimmy Cantrell looks around him,…


Added by Black Art In America on July 25, 2013 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Laguna Beach Fine Art Gallery

Good News, Hi Everyone, I have been juried in and accepted in at "Laguna Beach Fine Art Galleries",

"America Fine Art" 2013, which has a network of thousands of galleries in California.

Guess, I'm going to have to do some traveling.

Added by Annette Princess Jimerson on June 20, 2013 at 4:34pm — No Comments

The Book Look Episode 5 is Here!

The hit online show, The Book Look, opens up with Mayor Cory Booker, catches up with Daniel Black and Twelve Gates to the City, and covers the anthology and new movement, Steamfunk! Host Monda Webb and contributors Charisse Carney-Nunes and Kwame Alexander keep the pages turning while Najee Dorsey talks Art by the Book.

Join the Book Look group here on BAIA …


Added by Black Art In America on June 12, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Hot Topic "Do black arts festivals have a future?

"Do black arts festivals have a future? Tired programming, budget woes, and inconsistent leadership have plagued Atlanta's National Black Arts Festival. Can the once-revered event bounce back?" -Cinque Hicks, art critic for…


Added by Black Art In America on June 6, 2013 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Phoebe Beasley's Langston Hughes Portfolio Collection

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…


Added by Black Art In America on May 23, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Got Moxie?

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…


Added by Moxxy-Master Visual Artist on April 26, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

William Tolliver's Women

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.…


Added by The Estate of William Tolliver on April 12, 2013 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Collaboration among AA Artists

This is a great way to communicate with fellow artists and collectors, so glad I found it on my facebook page today!

Added by BJ abrams on April 3, 2013 at 2:02pm — No Comments

B4 - Rosa There Was Claudette Colvin

"B4 Rosa – Claudette Colvin" is a mixed-media collage by Najee Dorsey.
"B4 Rosa" – There was Claudette Colvin
mixed-media 2011, private collection by Najee Dorsey


"In his latest series,…


Added by Najee Dorsey on March 29, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment


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…


Added by George Williams on March 28, 2013 at 6:41pm — No Comments

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Darby English Will Consult on Black Art for MoMA (Museum of Modern Art)More

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E&S Gallery's Derby Art Gala Friday, May 2, 2014 featuring Charles Bibbs. More


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