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.
In many ways, the Marrakech edition of the 1-54 Contemporary Art Fair has the potential to be more than just an art market or annual destination.
This Week in Black Art and Culture: Destination Crenshaw Project Gets Greelinght, Zendaya wins CDFA Award, Blackface Othello Screening Forces Professor To Step Down
This week in Black art and culture, Zendaya is the youngest celebrity to receive the Council for Fashion Designers of America’s (CFDA’s) Fashion Icon Award.
Theatre Communications Group Announces Major Support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for TCG Books
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, is pleased to announce that The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will support the expansion of TCG Books through a two-year, $1,000,000 total grant.
It’s not every day that you meet an entrepreneur with a story like Kevin Marcus Miller. In 2019, Kevin joined a rec basketball league in Seattle to get more exercise, meet new people and balance out a life that had become too dominated by work.
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the world premiere of CULLUD WATTAH, written by 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner Erika Dickerson-Despenza and directed by Candis C.
Recognizing the need that exists for artists, particularly Black and Brown artists, to gain access to resources that support their learning, planning, networking and growth, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is inviting artists of the African diaspora to apply to become part of the third cohort of the CCCADI Digital Evolution/Artist Retention (DEAR) Fellowship.
This Week in Black Art and Culture: Muhammad Ali Artwork Sells for nearly $1 Million Dollars, Rob Hill Appointed Director of the Sugar Hill Museum, Solange Starts Free Library and More
This week in Black art and culture, Sugar Hill Children’s Museum in Harlem appointed Rob Fields as its new director. Bonhams auctioned artwork by Muhammad Ali for nearly $1 million.
Join us for Saturday on the House—a monthly day of free museum admission for all—with a fun lineup of outdoor programming celebrating the vibrancy of New York City!
Thom Collins, Neubauer Family Executive Director and President of the Barnes Foundation, today announced the appointment of James Claiborne as the Barnes’s new Curator of Public Programs.