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.
The Frye Art Museum is pleased to announce Tschabalala Self, the artist’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States. Opening simultaneously is the US west coast debut of the collective Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, and Hesam Rahmanian, as well as an immersive installation by Seattle-based dance artist Jody Kuehner featuring daily performances by her drag-clown alter-ego Cherdonna Shinatra and dance company DONNA.
RAW Material Company is delighted to announce its 2019 program, including artists residencies, public forums, upcoming sessions of RAW Académie and exhibitions, with new friends and old.
Above: “MORNING THE BROKEN WEEL” 1986″ on the reversewatercolor and collage on board11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm.) American African American, the latest selling exhibition from Phillips New York auction house presents an extensive collection of over 60 postwar and contemporary works from well-known and emerging African American artists.