Nadia Wolff is currently in a dual enrollment academic program with RISD and Brown University. The artist is focused in Africana Studies at Brown has brought the artist into contact with professors that are helping the artist formulate the intellectual foundation of the artist’s practice.
The exterior during the INCOGNITO benefit art sale at the Institute of Contemporary Art on September 8, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.
In many ways, the Marrakech edition of the 1-54 Contemporary Art Fair has the potential to be more than just an art market or annual destination.
Above: Glenn Ligon and the de la Cruz family. Photo by the author. On January 24, 2019, Glenn Ligon opened a solo show at the newly constructed Maria and Alberto de la Cruz Gallery at Georgetown University.
Above: People by Ablade Glover courtesy of Gallery 1957. At the Gallery 1957 II, paintings made by Ablade Glover hang on the walls of the gallery.
Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents: Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor September 28, 2018–April 7, 2019
The critically acclaimed exhibition Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor will remain open to the public through Sunday, April 7, 2019, allowing visitors an additional three weeks to experience this major retrospective.
Above: Nina Chanel Abney, Mad 51st, 2012, Acrylic on canvas, 40 x 30 inches, Collection of Jeanne Williams and Jason Greenman, Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, © Nina Chanel Abney Nina Chanel Abney is one of the most important young artists on the rise today.
Kristina Kay Robinson started a writing career over ten years ago. However, in recent years Robinson liberated herself from the written word, particularly the English language, and created a voice within the visual plane that attempts to transcend traditional verbiage.
Above: Various works by Amber Robles-Gordon. In a way, looking at the art market is akin to playing speculative archeology in reverse, where the best case scenario is to discover a work of immense value before it’s covered up (or is discovered by someone else.) However, some collectors also want to help artists’ personal growth and their audience’s ability to have better access to and appreciation of art.
Pérez Art Museum Miami Announces Acquisition of Artwork by Ebony G. Patterson at Sixth Annual Art + Soul Celebration
On Saturday, February 9, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) welcomed nearly 500 guests for the sixth annual Art + Soul Celebration, which supports and celebrates the museum’s Fund for African American Art and ensures that PAMM represents the diversity of the community it serves, while elevating the appreciation of African diaspora art and culture. During the celebration, PAMM Director Franklin Sirmans revealed the fund’s newest acquisition, a large-scale tapestry by Jamaican visual artist Ebony G.
The Core Program awards postgraduate residencies to highly motivated, exceptional visual artists and critical writers who have completed their undergraduate or graduate training and are working to develop a sustainable practice.
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has extended the application deadline for the Meyerhoff-Becker Curatorial Fellowship to February 15, 2019. The selected fellow will receive a full-time residency based in Baltimore, Maryland for one year beginning May 2019, along with round-trip travel expenses and a 40,000 USD salary with benefits.