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: Guess Cancels Production of Knockoff, Benin Bronzes Will go Home
Above: Matt Neale from UK, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons This week in Black art and culture, the focus has been on reparations and well-earned acknowledgements.
This Week in African Art and Culture Burner Boy wins Grammy, Chidimma Nnoli’s First Solo Exhibition and More(March 14 – 20, 2021)
This week in African art and culture has been a rather exciting one, as we have seen stunning works depicting the struggle, and advocating for the rights of women in an exhibition in Lagos, Nigeria.
This week in Black art: Accolades and celebrity acknowledgments abound for designer Telfar Clemens and youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman. Young designer Marine Serre breaks into the fashion scene.
This week in Black art and culture, we cover Rihanna’s high-end fashion line. Her line, Fenty, with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton was paused, while her other clothing and cosmetic projects were elevated and amply funded in the same week.
This week in Black art and culture, we lost a legend and American cultural icon in Hollywood, Black actors on young adult (YA) movies and TV shows have been actively speaking out against the negative treatment they’ve been receiving on set.Plus, luxury brand Telfar has been receiving kudos from the fashion industry.
Above: Installation view: Dickens Otieno | Mbati Tailor | at Circle Art Gallery, Nairobi, Kenya | 2020 Addis Fine Art Presents Solo Exhibition:
Cauleen Smith Wins Studio Museum’s Wein Artist Prize Above: Photo Courtesy of The Studio Museum in Harlem On Oct. 27, Interdisciplinary Artist and Filmmaker Cauleen Smith has won Studio Museum in Harlem’s Wein Artist Prize, which is conjoined with a $50,000 cash award.
Tonia Nneji Highlights PCOS Issues in Her New Exhibition: You May Enter Above: A work from Tonia Nneji’s new exhibition You May Enter, 2020 at Rele Gallery, Lagos Showing at Rele Gallery in Lagos, Nigeria, is You May Enter, a new body of work and a first solo exhibition by Nigerian artist Tonia Nneji.