Above: Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung Installation view: David Adjaye and Adam Pendleton | Pace Gallery, Hong Kong | 2021 This Week in African Art and Culture, which is particularly focused on the contemporary art scene, expands on the growth of both emerging and established art practitioners working on the continent and in the diaspora.
This Week in Black Art: Teenager that Filmed George Floyd Death awarded Pulitzer, Dirty South Slated for Crystal Bridges
Above: George Floyd Mural in Lansing, Michigan by Isiah Lattimore This week in Black art and culture, Basquiat’s family will exhibit work directly from his estate with over 200 of his never-before-seen works.
Above: Invisible Man by Telvin Wallace An exhibition at Allouche Gallery in New York City, Operation Varsity Blues, features a group of 13 artists who are responding to the eponymous 2019 college admissions scandal, where affluent families conspired to influence undergraduate admissions decisions at America’s most competitive universities.
Above: Ko-Thi Dance Company This week in Black art and culture, The Black Art Futures Fund announces the winners in its fifth grant cycle since the fund launched.
After an extensive search, we are pleased to announce that Karen Comer Lowe has been named the new Executive Director and Chief Curator of Hammonds House Museum.
YOUNGARTS BEGINS 40TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR 2022 ARTS COMPETITION APPLICATION OPENS JUNE 22, 2021- ARTISTS AGES 15 – 18 ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
YoungArts, formerly known as National YoungArts Foundation, announces its upcoming 40th Anniversary year today by rolling out a new look, launching a new website, and officially shortening its name to YoungArts.
Above: Alfred Conteh Terrance, 2019 Atlanta is known to be the capital of Black America. Since the early 1990s, there’s been a reverse migration of African Americans back to the South, and Atlanta has been a prime location for that move.
Deemed one of the “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World” by MovieMaker Magazine in 2019, the Third Horizon Film Festival returns for its fifth edition.
This Week in African Art and Culture (May 30 – June 5, 2021) David Diop Wins the Caine Prize, Photography Exhibit in Marrakech
This week in African art and culture, the literary scene is abuzz with exciting news and events, but first, we bring news from the contemporary art scene about a striking group photography exhibition exploring the evolution of the practice, which is on view in Marrakech, Morocco.
This Week in Black Art May 30-June 4, 2021- Black Wall Street Gallery Vandalized, Yale Appoints First Woman of Color as Dean of School of Art
This week in Black art and culture, on the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, vandals defaced New York’s Black Wall Street Gallery with white paint.