All Blog Posts Tagged 'black' (46)

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

Ernie Barnes and the Sugar Shack

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Ernest “Ernie” Eugene Barnes, Jr. (July 15, 1938 – April 27, 2009) was a beloved African-American painter, well known for his rhythmic approach to movement as well as an elongated interpretation of the human figure. He was also a professional athlete, actor and…

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Added by Michael Owens on July 11, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments

Ruby Dee and Maya Angelou: Angels of Dignity

Like most us I was saddened to hear of the deaths of two remarkable, legendary, transcendent American women. The loss of one is extremely painful; the loss of two in such quick succession is almost unthinkable. The profound poetry of Dr. Maya Angelou inspired generations of young people to question the norms of an unjust society and challenge us to force change for the good of all, which is exactly what she worked for until the day she was called home. Ruby Dee was a tireless advocate for…

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Added by Michael Owens on June 29, 2014 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

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

The Black Image In Popular Culture

We seem surprised by the racist, demeaning and disrespectful depiction of African Americans in popular culture and conversation. But why should we be respected if we do not respect ourselves?

Is it not true that we casually…

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Added by Black Art In America on May 6, 2014 at 9:53am — No Comments

The Black Image In Popular Culture



We seem surprised by the racist, demeaning and disrespectful depiction of African Americans in popular culture and conversation. But why should we be respected if we do not respect ourselves?

Is it not true that we casually demean each other and our children everyday? African American comedians and hip hop artists seem to only refer to black women as bitches including their wives,…

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Added by Black Art In America on May 6, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Artists/Scientists

I am an artist/scientist (molecular biologist/sculptor) and present lectures to the general public on the subject of Art & Science.  I also teach a special course on Sculpture & Genetics.  Now, I am preparing a lecture and workshop for an advanced art program in a predominantly black high school.  I want to provide contemporary and historical examples of black artists that also have or had a career in science.  The most public personification of this George Carver, but it would help…

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Added by Peter N Gray on April 25, 2014 at 6:58pm — No 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

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.…

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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. http://cleastercotton.wordpress.com/ 

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

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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…

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

SPECULATIVE FICTION and the future of Black Arts

SPECULATIVE FICTION - THE ULTIMATE STATE OF CONTROL  

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,…

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

THE LEGACY OF THE COSBY SHOW AND BLACK ART IN AMERICA

THE LEGACY OF THE COSBY SHOW AND BLACK ART IN AMERICA…

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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.…

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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,…

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

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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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