If you were a child of the 90’s and danced to MC Hammer pre Pumps and a Bump days, you probably were forced to lose your innocence early when a new school of rap music hit radio. The age of gangster rap bombarded headlines with its controversial popularity and had some of us exchanging harem pants for…Continue
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Artists explore racial, gender, political and historical identity in contemporary culture
August 12, 2015 (Detroit)The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) presents 30 Americans, a dynamic exhibition of contemporary art by…Continue
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"Dr. Kamasi Hill has been a regular contributor and supporter of Black Art In America since the beginning, recently we featured his articles responding to the Fox hit show Empire in our segment: Art and Empire series. Kamasi currently is working on a documentary film and could use our support. Please click the tab below to learn more about this important story he will tell of the children born to the 1960's and 70's radicals. We only have (5) five days to bring this…Continue
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
The Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA), in partnership with REV Birmingham (REV) and the City of Birmingham (COB), is seeking proposals from artists and artist collectives residing in the Southeast* for a sculpture to be developed and integrated into a comprehensive wayfinding system that is currently being designed for downtown…Continue
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As a portrait art I have created a campaign to paint the portraits of the victims of police brutality to gift to their families. I want to paint 30 to 40 paintings to gift and also create a collection to place in a book.
My campaign on Indiegogo can be viewed at the following link. I would appreciate it very much if you find it in your heart to donate to this campaign.
Follow this link to get all the details of the Faces of a Movement Campaign.…Continue
The first comprehensive overview of Norman Lewis: a pivotal figure in American art, a participant in the Harlem art community, an innovative contributor to abstract expressionism, and a politically-conscious activist.…
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FILM SCREENING of UPRISING
Sunday June 7, 3:00 p.m.
Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $8, Children (4-12) $8
Based loosely on the life of Osborne Perry…Continue
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ABOUT BLACK PORTRAITURES
The conference and exhibition will offer comparative perspectives on the historical and contemporary role played by photography, art, film, literature, and music in referencing the image of the black body in the West. It will be held in Florence,…Continue
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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art: We will speak for Darius
"Do children have a place in Museums if unaccompanied by an adult."
The morning of Saturday May 16th during a recent business…Continue
Solo Exhibition, May 28th - June 7th, 2015…Continue
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A little history regarding art in the black community of Chicago.
I have been blessed by the Chicago Arts community with the opportunity to interview and photograph over 30 artists/arts educators, musicians and poets for my thesis "Black is Beautiful".…Continue
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ART TALK: The Hammer Museum a panel discussion, A History of Refusal: Black Artists and Conceptualism, on Wednesday…Continue
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