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.
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.