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.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the annual Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC set for today, March 31, was canceled earlier this month.
We stand on the shoulders of giants, real people more god than man who persevere despite unfathomable odds. They put it all on the line for the whole.
A nudge from a high-school teacher got Queens, New York-based artist Khalif Tahir Thompson started in painting, and that encouragement helped open him to new experiences.
Above: We Float In The Cosmos With Amun-Ra, Digital Collage, Photoshop , 24” x 24” “For me, it’s a way of looking at the future, looking at alternate realities with an Afrocentric perspective or point of view.
Above: Ed Clark, The China Series, acrylic on canvas. Black art is more popular than ever, and we now have a new art auction house, Black Art Auction, showcasing some of the best African American artists in the nation that is slated to raise the hammer on May 16, 2020.
Feeling overwhelmed by the unceasing media streams about the COVID-19 pandemic? Need some inspiration? Struggling to find beauty in the midst of a chaotic climate?
While the Museum is Closed: Our Top Seven List of Online Museums, Galleries, Tours and Videos for your Art Fix by Jeff Nesler
We’ve seen many social posts offering top ten lists of virtual museum tours, a constructive thing to do while you’re social distancing at home—but we thought, what about Sugarcane’s special niche—African diaspora art?
When Liberty Burns, an incisive look at Miami’s infamous 1980 race riots in Liberty City stemming from the fatal police beating of Arthur McDuffie, directed by Dudley Alexis, has won the $30,000 Knight Made in MIA Feature Film Award, the most anticipated prize of the 37th edition of Miami Dade College’s acclaimed Miami Film Festival.
In the new rankings compiled by U.S. News and World Report, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) rose to become the nation’s second ranked program in the Fine Arts category of the 2021 Best Graduate Schools.
As of today, many people, American citizens in particular, are experiencing a historic pandemic. I have never experienced this type of fear and most of my countrymen haven’t either.