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.
Get ready for Light the Night, when buildings in downtown Fort Lauderdale will come alive with spectacular video projection displays the first week of March.
Above: Hector Hyppolite’s “Femme nue avec oiseaux” (1946), oil on canvas. (Photo courtesy of the Betty and Isaac Rudman Trust Collection) Don’t call these artists naive.
British Filmmaker Abraham Adeyemi’s Debut Explores Black Male Bonds in Changing Times By April Dobbins
Above: Still from No More Wings by Abraham Adeyemi British filmmaker Abraham Adeyemi has fond memories of his childhood in South London.
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.
Albany Park, a hip-chic furniture brand founded by former NFL linebacker Darryl Sharpton and his wife Jessica, officially announce the launch of The Ẹkáàbọ̀ Collection, a limited-edition furniture line inspired by Ankara, the vibrant and electrifying West African wax prints.
The Apollo Theater’s Fifth Bi-annual WOW (Women of the World Festival) presented in partnership with The WOW Foundation: Black Women Transcending! features more than 80 thought leaders, scholars, artists, and performers
Today The Apollo Theater announced plans for the fifth bi-annual WOW – Women of the World Festival, an international festival that elevates the voices, experiences, and truth of women spanning all ages.
The 2021 Sundance Festival was a rabbit hole, a cinematic sensory overload for those seeking solace in isolation. For the first time in the festival’s history, a digital platform replaced the arctic chill and crowds of Park City, Utah, granting a broader viewership access to exclusive programming, live Q&As, daily recaps and virtual party rooms.
Pérez Art Museum Miami Acquires Artworks by Gordon Parks, Tunji Adeniyi-Jones, and Kwame Brathwaite at Eighth Annual Art + Soul Celebration
PAMM Renames Fund for African American Art to Fund for Black Art, Raises Over $1.4 Million for Fund with Major Donations from the Knight Foundation, Ford Foundation, and Jorge M.
This week in African art and culture, we’re starting off Black History Month with many events to announce. Kanaval is a go in Ayati (Creole for Haiti), despite rising political problems.