This Week in Black Art April 18-24: Roderick Sykes Passes Away, Black Theatre Festival on Youtube and, María Magdalena Campos-Pons Wins the 2021 Pérez Prize
This week in Black art and culture, we share the deeply tragic loss of Roderick Sykes, the co-founder of the Los Angeles art center, St.
Interview: Photographer Shawn Theodore’s Night Stars Exhibition Explores Vanishing Black Spaces by Kendra Walker
Above: Famn Jade Ble by Shawn Theodore. Kendra Walker, an art writer and advisor based out of Atlanta, sits down with Shawn Theodore to discuss his solo exhibition of photographic work titled Night Stars, that was on view at Paradigm Gallery, Philadelphia until April 11, 2021.
Above: Photo taken by Evaan Jason Ferreira Wynona Mutisi is an emerging artist from Harare, Zimbabwe. Her multidisciplinary practice includes printmaking, graphic design and illustration.
This Week in African Art and Culture – (April 11 – 17, 2021)Art Prizes, Literary Prizes and Remembering Phumlani Pikoli
This week in African art and culture, a South African artist and a Zimbabwean photographer have been announced as winners in prestigious international art awards.
This week in Black Art: The Fowler to Return Benin Bronzes, Denise Graves is the First Black Board Chair of a Major Museum and More
This week in Black art and culture, progress is being made in the return of Benin artifacts. History is being written as the first Black female board chair of a major U.S.
For those who feel most comfortable in virtual worlds, the sale and procurement of digital assets including rare collectibles and NFTs (non-fungible tokens), is a prevailing lifestyle—a means through which to champion a creative community that is often ignored.
Above: Denise Gardner, 2021. Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago. Image by Lori Sapio. The Art Institute of Chicago announced today the election of Denise Gardner as the organization’s new chairperson of the Board of Trustees.
Above: Alteronce Gumby. Photo by Daniel Greer On March 19th, the exhibition Somewhere Under the Rainbow / The Sky is Blue and What am I formulated by mixed-media artist Alteronce Gumby premiered at the Charles Moffett and False Flag art galleries in New York, where the exhibition will be shown until April 25th.
Above: ROBERT JAMES REED, JR. (1938 – 2015) Plum Nellie – Norfolk Suite. Swann Galleries’s spring sale of African American Art will take place on Thursday, April 22.