Above: ROBERT JAMES REED, JR. (1938 – 2015) Plum Nellie – Norfolk Suite. Swann Galleries’s spring sale of African American Art will take place on Thursday, April 22.
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.
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.
This Week in African Art and Culture Burner Boy wins Grammy, Chidimma Nnoli’s First Solo Exhibition and More(March 14 – 20, 2021)
This week in African art and culture has been a rather exciting one, as we have seen stunning works depicting the struggle, and advocating for the rights of women in an exhibition in Lagos, Nigeria.
Nelson Makamo Presents New Solo Exhibition at Botho Project Space On view at the Botho Project Space in Johannesburg is a recent solo exhibition by internationally acclaimed artist Nelson Makamo.
This week in African art and culture, there are two solo exhibitions on view: one from an emerging artist who has gradually travelled through several group exhibitions to his first solo in Accra, and the other by an established artist who is continually leaving significant imprints of his strides in the contemporary art scene, showing in Paris.
The past week in the African art and culture scene can be described as one of awe and recognition. The proliferation of a coming generation of practitioners in a multidisciplinary scope is an indication of the diverse forms of expression soon to be encountered in the contemporary art scene.
This week’s news in Black art focuses on institutional changes. The National Museum of African American History and Culture has announced a new director.