February 12, 2019
Six Collectors Discuss Their Collections

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. 

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February 12, 2019
Pérez Art Museum Miami Announces Acquisition of Artwork by Ebony G. Patterson at Sixth Annual Art + Soul Celebration

On Saturday, February 9, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) welcomed nearly 500 guests for the sixth annual Art + Soul Celebration, which supports and celebrates the museum’s Fund for African American Art and ensures that PAMM represents the diversity of the community it serves, while elevating the appreciation of African diaspora art and culture.             During the celebration, PAMM Director Franklin Sirmans revealed the fund’s newest acquisition, a large-scale tapestry by Jamaican visual artist Ebony G.

February 4, 2019
#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.