Sugarcane Magazine today announces artist Sheena Rose as guest editor for the Barbados-themed third issue of the print edition Sheena Rose, a contemporary multi-disciplinary artist, based in Barbados, will work with other artists, performers, writers such as Jason Fitzroy Jeffers and photographer Adrian Richards to create an in-depth exploration of Barbadian identity, culture, history, and gender.
Gallery Visit: Fashioning the Black Body projects+gallery, St Louis Missouri on view until May 4, 2019, by Daniel Dunson
St Louis’s projects+gallery presented the inaugural curatorial offering of acclaimed artist and writer, Dario Calmese. The New York based photographer brought a cast of well-known artists to his native home of St.
Woven Narratives: Chicago based artist SHENEQUA, pays homage to women who were instrumental in her life through the art she creates from synthetic hair by Daniel Dunson
SHENEQUA was born in St Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands and raised in Miami, FL within the Caribbean culture. Always fascinated with West African textiles, specifically Ghanaian woven cloth, SHENEQUA embarked on a formal academic journey at Kansas City Art Institute, and School of the Art Institute of Chicago that landed her on African soil.
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.
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.
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.
#Blackgirlmagic: Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen on View at Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University
Howardena Pindell (American, b. 1943) explores the intersection of art and activism in her powerful ouevre. What Remains To Be Seen spans the New York–based artist’s five-decades-long career, featuring early figurative paintings, pure abstraction, and conceptual works, as well as personal and political art that emerged in the aftermath of a life-threatening car accident in 1979.