Recognizing the need that exists for artists, particularly Black and Brown artists, to gain access to resources that support their learning, planning, networking and growth, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is inviting artists of the African diaspora to apply to become part of the third cohort of the CCCADI Digital Evolution/Artist Retention (DEAR) Fellowship.
This Week in Black Art and Culture: Muhammad Ali Artwork Sells for nearly $1 Million Dollars, Rob Hill Appointed Director of the Sugar Hill Museum, Solange Starts Free Library and More
This week in Black art and culture, Sugar Hill Children’s Museum in Harlem appointed Rob Fields as its new director. Bonhams auctioned artwork by Muhammad Ali for nearly $1 million.
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Thom Collins, Neubauer Family Executive Director and President of the Barnes Foundation, today announced the appointment of James Claiborne as the Barnes’s new Curator of Public Programs.
This week, African art and culture is marked with distinctive visual arts and literature wins across the continent. A South Africa-based art prize announces four winners in celebration of diverse talent on the continent, a British-Nigerian artist receives esteemed recognition from the German government, and aCongolese artist wins an international prize over a renowned industry practitioner.
This Week in Black Art and Culture: Maria Rosario Jackson to head the National Endowment for the Arts, Netflix fund Chadwick Bozeman Scholarship at Howard, Guggenheim Appoints Claudia Rankine
This week in Black art and culture, Tanzanian author Abdulrazak Gurnah was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Chadwick Boseman Scholarship, was slatedto be funded by Netflix and Howard University at $5.4 million.
African American Art at Swann Brings $5M Highest Grossing Sale for the House Records for Elizabeth Catlett, Howardena Pindell & more
Above: Hale Woodruff, Carnival, oil on canvas, circa 1958. Sold for $665,000, a record for an abstract “We are beyond thrilled with the results of the October 7 auction, which was a historic sale for Swann Galleries:our first auction to hammer over $4 million.
“Not only do we have the opportunity to make the Sugar Hill community even more vibrant, but we can show how—through creativity and collaboration—the arts build better citizens.
This week in African art, the news is buzzing from Nigeria, and perhaps this dialogue stands for more,considering that the country is celebrating its 61st anniversary of independence as a nation.