This week in Black art and culture, French-Caribbean artist Julien Creuzet is shortlisted for the 2021 Edition of the BMW Art Journey.
This Week in African Art and Culture – (May 9 – 15, 2021) South Africa’s Loyiso Mkize Announces DC Comics Debut and More
This week in African art, a new solo exhibition on Black representation is on view at ADA/contemporary in Accra, Ghana. On continuing conversation around restitution, a European country has announced the return of some African artworks to their home country.
Above: The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York Douglas M. Parker Studio, Los Angeles at the Broad. This week in Black art and culture, artist Andre Oshea redesigns a Chadwick Boseman tribute NFT following a controversy over it at the Oscars.
WOODIE KING, JR. TO RETIRE JUNE 30 AS HEAD OF NEW FEDERAL THEATRE Hands company’s leadership to Elizabeth Van Dyke
Above: Woodie King,Jr. Woodie King, Jr., Founder and Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), will retire from leadership of the famed theater company on June 30, 2021, handing the baton to NFT’s newly appointed Artistic Director, Elizabeth Van Dyke.
This Week in Black Art and Culture: Frieze NYC, Funding HBCU Art Museums, No Politics at the Olympics
This week in Black art and culture, the world is studying and chiming in on Black influence and how it affects us politically, artistically and socially.
This Week in Black Art April 18-24: Roderick Sykes Passes Away, Black Theatre Festival on Youtube and, María Magdalena Campos-Pons Wins the 2021 Pérez Prize
This week in Black art and culture, we share the deeply tragic loss of Roderick Sykes, the co-founder of the Los Angeles art center, St.
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.
Southern states have some of the most racist and restrictive laws in the country—and Florida is no exception. Here, minor offenses are deemed criminal activities, and punishments for minorities—especially Black and Latinx people—are the harshest.
This Week in Black Art March 8- March 12, 2021: Reply All Ends Abruptly, Lena Waith and Daveed Diggs Voice Black Imagination, Amy Sherald makes Social Impact with Breonna Taylor, Classical Theatre of Harlem Teams Up with Playbill
This Week in Black Art and Culture, we mainly focus on the medium of audio. Two of the stories we share cover Black voices in media spaces typically run by non-Black people, and how they navigate through them to advocate for themselves.
This week in Black art: Accolades and celebrity acknowledgments abound for designer Telfar Clemens and youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman. Young designer Marine Serre breaks into the fashion scene.