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.
Art Basel reveals line-up of 273 premier galleries from 33 countries and territories for the Basel show September 24 to 26, 2021
Above: Jonathan Lyndon Chase, Run Way with Me. Art Basel is pleased to announce the list of exhibitors taking part in the 2021 edition of the fair in Basel.
Spice the Queen of Dancehall shares the pre-save streaming link to her debut album “10” amidst growing anticipation for the set.
This Week in African Art and Culture. (July 11 – 17, 2021) Elvira Dyangani Ose Appointed Director in Barcelona
This week in African art and culture—one with teeming achievement and recognition for women working in the thriving art and culture scene:
This week in Black art and culture, the 73rd Annual Emmy Awards nominations have been announced with history made for the second year in a row.
“Where there is power” Provides Glimpse at the Many Ways Artists Question, Expose and Confront Power
Above: Reginald O’Neal My Father, 2018 Oil on canvas, sound 25 × 22 inches Courtesy of the artist. As we continue navigating this disorienting phase in national history, we find new opportunities to take risks.
This week in Black art and culture, Nikole Hannah-Jones announces she’s joining Howard University’s faculty. The Order of Arts and Letters is presented to Perri Irmer of the DuSable Museum of African American History.
This Week in African Art and Culture (July 4 – 10, 2021) Samson Kambalu Wins Trafalgar Square Fourth Plinth Commission
This week in African art and culture, we bring news of excellence that showcases artists who are working on and off the continent.
Book Discussion With Former Xerox CEO Ursula M. Burns Headlines July Programming at the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Above: July 4 March through Chapel Hill, July 4, 1964. Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of James H Wallace Jr.
This Week in African Art and Culture (June 19 – 26, 2021) :Cinga Samson Sets New Record at the Phillips 20th Century Sale in New York
This week in African art and culture, a relatively young South African curator is named director of one of Switzerland’s most notable museums.
This week in Black art and culture, Telfar is designing the Olympic uniform for, and is the official sponsor of his home country of Liberia.