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.
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.
This week in Black art and culture, French-Caribbean artist Julien Creuzet is shortlisted for the 2021 Edition of the BMW Art Journey.
This Week in African Art and Culture – (May 9 – 15, 2021) South Africa’s Loyiso Mkize Announces DC Comics Debut and More
This week in African art, a new solo exhibition on Black representation is on view at ADA/contemporary in Accra, Ghana. On continuing conversation around restitution, a European country has announced the return of some African artworks to their home country.
Above: The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York Douglas M. Parker Studio, Los Angeles at the Broad. This week in Black art and culture, artist Andre Oshea redesigns a Chadwick Boseman tribute NFT following a controversy over it at the Oscars.
This week in African art and culture, renowned British-Nigerian artist Shonibare is named coordinator for the world’s largest contemporary art exhibition taking place in the U.K.
This Week in Black Art and Culture: Frieze NYC, Funding HBCU Art Museums, No Politics at the Olympics
This week in Black art and culture, the world is studying and chiming in on Black influence and how it affects us politically, artistically and socially.
L.A.-based Afro Futurist Artist Brandon Deener – “That’s When it Became more Clear that Art is Going to Get Me Places that my Music Didn’t.” by Kendra Walker
Above: Brandon Deener. Photo by Indi Moret. Los Angeles-based artist Brandon Deener takes an Afro-futuristic approach to his painting. Best known for his portraiture, Deener tethers between two different styles.
Rencontres de Bamako Announces Curatorial Team for 2021 Edition Organizers of Rencontres de Bamako (Bamako Encounters), the biennial dedicated to African photography and video, have announced the curatorial team for its 13th edition.