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Visual Art Inspired Armani Martin's Film "Dues Ex Machina"

By Faron Manuel

Last week I had the chance to catch up with my friend, and filmmaker Armani Martin ̶ ̶ who agreed to an ambush interview while en route to the opening night of the Atlanta Film Festival. LOL Her film Dues Ex Machina, which gives a visually…

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Mickalene Thomas's First Solo Exhibition in Atlanta

(Picture by Kiche Griffin)                                                                                                     

By Faron Manuel

"I've been trying to get my…

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Arturo Lindsay: Celebration of Life in Art (in Review)

(Celestial Map 05.28.16, 2016 by Arturo Lindsay, Acrylic, gold leaf and color pencil on watercolor paper, 30 in x 22 in)

By Faron Manuel

Arturo Lindsay’s most recent solo exhibition at the…

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Electronic Superhighway at Whitechapel Gallery until May 15, 2016

Whitechapel Gallery presents …

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Charles McGill: Front Line, Back Nine -- Boca Raton Museum (April 21 - July 3, 2016)

A first major exhibition for the artist, Charles McGill: Front Line, Back Nine, is reported as being a thought provoking exhibition exploring McGill's fascination with golf and allowing for the examination of race and social classes within…

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Collector's View: Patric McCoy of Chicago's Diasporal Rhythms

Patric McCoy opened up his home last year so that we could get an even better understanding of the fact that,  yes .. he is a collector's collector.  Called a "heavyweight" by the Wall Street Journal and early adopter of many works of art by Chicago artists including Theater Gates, he had insightful comments on his 'art form' and how he co-founded…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on April 20, 2016 at 4:30am — 3 Comments

Theater Gates wins the 2017 Kurt Schwitters Prize

Chicago artist, Theaster Gates is the recipient of the 2017 Kurt Schwitters Prize.  The Kurt Schwitters Prize, provides charitable support of the arts by the Niedersächsische Sparkassenstiftung.  The Kurt Schwitters Prize Prize has been reported as honoring artists…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on April 16, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

NAACP Artist Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Sculpture

Call to Artists: Request for Qualifications St. Louis City NAACP Announces Artist Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Sculpture Honoring Civil Rights Leader Frankie Muse Freeman…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on April 14, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Profile: Gibran K. Brown, afro-futurist, animator, illustrator, painter

We had a philosophical conversation with animator, illustrator and painter, Gibran K. Brown, son of Educator and Patron of the Arts, Claudine K. Brown.  We visited Gibran in Brooklyn earlier this year before the passing of his mother and were unaware that his mom was ill and…

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The Rise of Sneaker Culture at the High Museum in Atlanta, GA from Jun 11, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016

The exhibition, The Rise of Sneaker Culture  from the Bata Shoe Museum makes its appearance at the High Museum in Atlanta, GA.  The High Museum website lists the names of sneaker manufacturers whose archived works will be featured including, "Adidas, Converse, Nike, Puma, and Reebok as well as private collectors…

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“eyewitness,” featuring the photographic works of artists Coreen Simpson, and Chuck Stewart

On behalf of the Board of Trustees of The Interchurch Center (TIC), Ms. Paula M. Mayo, President and Executive Director of the organization, is pleased to announce that Guest Curator Debra Vanderburg Spencer will launch an exhibit entitled, “eyewitness,” featuring the photographic…

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Netflix and Chill with an Artist : 5 Flicks on Art & Artists

By Faron Manuel
 
Whether you're simply looking for a cool artsy flick to stream for a date night, something to watch solo, or for some strange reason you just like to stroll through random lists on the Internet, there's something here for you. Considering how…
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Interview with Artist, Michael Scoffield

Faron Manuel interviews painter, Michael Scoffield.  Listen to their conversation below.…

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"Statements: African American Art from the Museum's Collection" from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston until Sept 25, 2016

Statements: African American Art from the Museum's Collection features 37 artists from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's American art, photography and decorative arts…

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Artist, Ruth Inge Hardison dies at age 102.

Artist, Ruth Inge Hardison has passed away at the age of 102. Hardison worked as an actress, photographer, poet and sculptor whose life and work was centered around Black art, having lived through the historic periods of Jim Crow,…

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"Kerry James Marshall: Mastry" in Chicago, New York City and Los Angeles (April 23 2016 - July 2, 2017)

Chicago artist, Kerry James Marshall's retrospective show, Kerry James Marshall: Mastry is the artist's largest museum exhibition to date and opens at the Museum of Contemporary Art in…

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Passing of Chicago's Nicole Smith, Patron of the Arts, Curator and Gallerist

Curator and Gallerist, Nicole Smith was a friend and supporter of many artists and collectors.   Born in in the Republic of Haiti, Ms. Smith became a Curator at the Centre d’art in Port-au…

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Added by BLACK ART IN AMERICA NEWS on March 30, 2016 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Panel Discussion on the Life and Work of Norman Lewis at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Art

(Below: March on Washington by Norman Lewis from the exhibit,

Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Art)…

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BAIA meet up & family reunion

Introduction to Collecting African American Art Class offered during the BAIA Fine Art Show Houston by the David C. Driskell Center


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