When I asked Awa Ndiaye Samb, curator of the soon-to-open Museum of Black Civilization (MBC) Dakar, whether it was usual in Senegal that the curatorial team of such an institution, the first of its kind, was predominantly led by women, her response was brusque.
The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) will present a groundbreaking exhibition celebrating the founding of AfriCOBRA – the black artist collective that defined the visual aesthetic of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
When Art Basel arrived in Miami Beach in 2001, collectors, jet-setters, visual artists, curators and administrators, and lovers of all-things-cultural on South Beach, flooded the area and satellite locations.
The National YoungArts Foundation has launched many young people to the career of their dreams. Kerry Washington, Viola Davis, Billy Porter, and Judith Hill have all been winners after the competition ended.
Through Jan. 21, The African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) will open its newest fall exhibition, “Cotton: The Soft, Dangerous Beauty of the Past.” The exhibit, which features 35 medium size, to large-scale photographs, installations, and altarpieces by Philadelphia based artist John E.
Above: “The Black Image Corporation”, a project by Theaster Gates. Photo: Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti Fondazione Prada presents “The Black Image Corporation”, an exhibition conceived by Theaster Gates, through 14 January 2019 at the Osservatorio venue in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan.
Above: Farah Khelil, Point de vue, point d’Ècoute (clichÈs 2), 2017, Variable dimensions. Courtesy the artist and Officine dell’Immagine Bringing together 18 international galleries and the works of over 65 established and emerging artists, 1-54 Marrakech aims to broaden its programme with bespoke events and exhibitions across the city and showcase Marrakech’s creative energy.
SOTHEBY’S UNVEILS THE SALE CONTENTS OF THE THIRD (RED) AUCTION Curated by Theaster Gates and Sir David Adjaye In Collaboration with Bono To Support the Fight Against AIDS
Above: Ebony G Patterson…bearing witness… Sotheby’s is honored to unveil the sale contents of the third (RED) Auction supporting the fight against AIDS, which has been curated by art and architecture stars Theaster Gates and Sir David Adjaye in collaboration with musician and activist Bono.
Above: Kerry James Marshall at David Zwirner Kerry James Marshall, Untitled (Large Colours), 2018 215.2 x 305.5 x 10.2 cm David Zwirner is pleased to present Kerry James Marshall:
Above: Karon Davis. Noah and his Ark, 2018 46 x 155 x 50 in Wooden rowboat, various found objects, Plaster strips, chicken wire, steel armature, glass eyes