This week, African art and culture is marked with distinctive visual arts and literature wins across the continent. A South Africa-based art prize announces four winners in celebration of diverse talent on the continent, a British-Nigerian artist receives esteemed recognition from the German government, and aCongolese artist wins an international prize over a renowned industry practitioner.
This Week in Black Art and Culture: Maria Rosario Jackson to head the National Endowment for the Arts, Netflix fund Chadwick Bozeman Scholarship at Howard, Guggenheim Appoints Claudia Rankine
This week in Black art and culture, Tanzanian author Abdulrazak Gurnah was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Chadwick Boseman Scholarship, was slatedto be funded by Netflix and Howard University at $5.4 million.
African American Art at Swann Brings $5M Highest Grossing Sale for the House Records for Elizabeth Catlett, Howardena Pindell & more
Above: Hale Woodruff, Carnival, oil on canvas, circa 1958. Sold for $665,000, a record for an abstract “We are beyond thrilled with the results of the October 7 auction, which was a historic sale for Swann Galleries:our first auction to hammer over $4 million.
“Not only do we have the opportunity to make the Sugar Hill community even more vibrant, but we can show how—through creativity and collaboration—the arts build better citizens.
This week in African art, the news is buzzing from Nigeria, and perhaps this dialogue stands for more,considering that the country is celebrating its 61st anniversary of independence as a nation.
For the first show of our fall 2021 season, Pen + Brush is pleased to present Deborah Jack: 20 Years, a retrospective exhibition featuring twenty years of work by Deborah Jack (b.
Trinidad and Tobago-born, acclaimed Architect Mark Raymond Joins The Dialogue For Development At The Museums Association Of The Caribbean Conference
As the world continues to grapple with the effects of Covid-19 and countries and industries attempt to pivot, in a bid to regain some semblance of normalcy, the Caribbean region, too, is effectively and strategically embarking on hosting meaningful dialogue.
University of The Bahamas Faculty Named Fall 2021 Fellow of The Clark Art Institute in Massachusetts
University of The Bahamas Assistant Professor of Design and the Head of Visual Arts and Design Department Keisha Oliver has been named a Fall 2021 Fellow of The Clark Art Institute in Massachusetts.
This Week in Black Art : Kerry James Marshall Public Art Project, Thee Stallion Launches Major Collaborations, Macbeth with Ruth Negga
This week in Black art and culture, we learned that Macbeth, directed by Sam Gold, will feature Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga on Broadway.
The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) announced today that Dr. Constance W. Rice has been elected Chair of the museum’s board of trustees, effective September 21, 2021.