This week in Black art, visual art takes up the most recent news in progress. Two museums have instated Black women as figureheads, one for the first time in its history.
Lagos, Nigeria-based artists Adegboyega Adesina and Johnson Eziefula are brought together for a joint show by Destinee Ross-Sutton and the Ross-Sutton Gallery
Above: © Adegboyega Adesina, courtesy the artist and Destinee Ross-Sutton, 2021 Seeing is believing. Destinee Ross-Sutton’s Ross-Sutton Gallery delivers – A show of kindred spirits, by duo Adegboyega Adesina and Johnson Eziefula.
This Week in African Art and Culture – (March 28 – April 3, 2021) Amoako Boafo and Otis Quaicoe show in Accra, Burna Boy is nominated for a Brit Award
Above:Amoako Boafo, Libby and D-Lee, 2019, Oil on canvas. This week in African art and culture, Gallery 1957 in Accra, Ghana is showing a group exhibition featuring some of Accra’s renowned young portrait painters.
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.
National Museum of African American History and Culture Celebrates National Jazz Appreciation and Poetry Month in April
Above: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Gift of the Furious Flower Poetry Center, JMU The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) celebrates National Jazz Appreciation Month and Poetry Month in April with special digital offerings highlighting African Americans’ contributions to today’s jazz and poetry landscape.
What Do The Porch and Gallery Have in Common? This Exhibition About a Black Florida Community May Explain by Maleke Glee
Above: Sheryl Dickey with Historic Sistrunk installation. Courtesy of Downtown Photo The Sistrunk Corridor is an historic African American community in the northwestern quadrant of Fort Lauderdale.
Mariane Ibrahim Is Opening a New Space in Paris Art dealer Mariane Ibrahim, who recently moved her influential gallery to Chicago from Seattle, has joined a growing number of gallerists expanding to Paris.
This Week in Black Art March 21- March 27: MoMA Partners with Jamaican Art Society, Rico Nast Mints her NFT, Museum Rethinks Relationship with Benin Bronzes and More
This week in Black art, the argument over whether “House Museums” are appropriate, especially in residential areas, seems to favor a resounding yes, based on the Chicago community’s response to bills against it.
Above: Eric N. Mack at NSU Art Museum. Photo by Steven Brooke Sugarcane’s Kendra Walker recently caught up with artist Eric N.