Kristina Kay Robinson started a writing career over ten years ago. However, in recent years Robinson liberated herself from the written word, particularly the English language, and created a voice within the visual plane that attempts to transcend traditional verbiage.
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.
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.
The Core Program awards postgraduate residencies to highly motivated, exceptional visual artists and critical writers who have completed their undergraduate or graduate training and are working to develop a sustainable practice.
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has extended the application deadline for the Meyerhoff-Becker Curatorial Fellowship to February 15, 2019. The selected fellow will receive a full-time residency based in Baltimore, Maryland for one year beginning May 2019, along with round-trip travel expenses and a 40,000 USD salary with benefits.
The research group Curatorial Research Collective (CRC) invites doctoral research proposals that investigate the construction of architecture culture with a particular emphasis on social, economic, political, and cultural systems.
#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.
The new season of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange continues with a revealing look at CNN commentator and attorney Bakari Sellers’ courageous quest to become lieutenant governor of South Carolina in While I Breathe, I Hope.
The Frye Art Museum is pleased to announce Tschabalala Self, the artist’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States. Opening simultaneously is the US west coast debut of the collective Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, and Hesam Rahmanian, as well as an immersive installation by Seattle-based dance artist Jody Kuehner featuring daily performances by her drag-clown alter-ego Cherdonna Shinatra and dance company DONNA.
RAW Material Company is delighted to announce its 2019 program, including artists residencies, public forums, upcoming sessions of RAW Académie and exhibitions, with new friends and old.