By Jeff Nesler, Patonya Parker, and Sumaiyah Wade Although COVID is spiking in a second wave, rays of hope are finally beginning to appear through this bleak situation.
The Harlem Arts Stroll relaunches the second week of September with two editions: a Thursday After-Work Edition from 5pm to 8pm and a Saturday Edition from 1pm to 6pm featuring 9 Harlem Galleries and 2 coffee shops featuring as well as a special mural stop featuring the work of Paul Deo, all sponsored by Harlem based and businesses and nonprofits.
This Week in Black Art: Robert E. Lee Statue Removed, Michael K. Williams Passes, Howard Honors Chadwick Boseman
This week in Black art and culture, Ancestry.com has added the world’s most comprehensive digitized collection of Freedmen’s Bureau data. Theaster Gates and the Prada Group have teamed up to launch an experimental design lab for aspiring designers of color.
Breonna Taylor Portrait Featured in New Exhibition at National Museum of African American History and Culture
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) opens its latest exhibition, “Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.,” in its newly redesigned Visual Art and the American Experience gallery Sept.
South African Filmmakers Tackle the Complexities of the American Dream in Netflix’s African America By April Dobbins
Above: Nompumelelo (Phumelele “Phumi” Mthembu) talks to Jaquan (Anthony Goss) (Photo Credit: Bonga Nkomo, Courtesy of AAA Entertainment) South African filmmakers Phumelele “Phumi” Mthembu and Muzi Mthembu are living the independent filmmaker’s dream.
This Week in African Art and Culture (August 29 – September 4, 2021) New African Show on Netflix, Serge Attukwei Clottey at Gallery 1957 and more
This week in African art and culture, we find a stellar opportunity offered by one of Africa’s most renowned contemporary art museums in collaboration with a university, for a one-year fellowship with them.
This Week in Black Art: Black Women Smash the Box Office, Harvard Eliminates Images of Slavery, Destination Crenshaw Commissions 100 Artists
This week in Black art and culture, Harvard Law School unveils a new seal that replaces the previous crest with links to slavery.
Above: Zana Masombuka | Isizungu (Hlubuka) I | photograph | digital print on archival Tecco BTT270 paper | 2020 This week in African art and culture, an exhibition of two African artists is on view in Frankfurt featuring video and photography works.
This week in Black art and culture, Kehinde Wiley’s Centurion Black Card Designs are unveiled by American Express. Rashid Johnson, a New York-based artist, has been chosen as vice chair of Performa.
CAMILLE A. BROWN TO DIRECT UPCOMING BROADWAY PRODUCTION OF for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Brown will be the first Black woman to serve as both director & choreographer on Broadway in more than 65 years Producers Nelle Nugent, Ron Simons and Kenneth Teaton announced today that Tony Award nominee Camille A.
This Week in Black Art and Culture, De La Soul and Aaliyah are both on their way to being available for online streaming and purchasing.
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) announces the newest season of ICA SPEAKS, an artist lecture series focused on promoting the exchange of art and ideas.
THE 19TH ANNUAL IMAGENATION OUTDOORS FESTIVAL KICKS OFF FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021 WITH THE NEW YORK PREMIERE OF TONY AWARD-WINNING ACTOR TONYA PINKINS’ DIRECTORIAL DEBUT, RED PILL, AT ST. NICHOLAS PARK
ImageNation Cinema Foundation’s 19th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival kicks off Friday August 13th thru September 18th. The month-long program which offers free film screenings and music in outdoor venues opens Friday, August the 13th at St.
SARAH JONES (B 1990) IS A SELF-TAUGHT ARTIST, WITH A STUDIO PRACTICE IN WASHINGTON, D.C. IN HER YOUTH, SHE RECOGNIZED A SENSE OF FAMILIARITY WITH THE ARTS, AND CONSTANTLY FOUND WAYS TO CULTIVATE THAT CREATIVE DESIRE.
This week in African art and culture, Nigeria’s art scene is brimming with activity. Affinity Art Gallery and Undiscovered Canvas are collaborating to present an exhibition in Lagos featuring two women artists, from Nigeria and South Africa, respectively.
This Week in Black Art and Culture: Rihanna is a Billionaire, Guggenheim hires Ty Woodfolk, Kehinde Wiley redesigns MTV Moon Man
This week in Black art and culture, Rihanna became the world’s richest female musician. Kehinde Wiley put his own spin on MTV’s Moon Person for its 40th anniversary.
Above: Black and Blue by Felandus Thames. Galerie Myrtis is pleased to announce European Cultural Centre has invited Galerie Myrtis to participate in the 2022 Venice Biennial Art exhibition “Personal Structures:
Support Structures for Support Structures is a fellowship programme initiated by Serpentine that supports ten artists and collectives working at the intersection of art, spatial politics and community practice.
Mario Moore’s art exhibition entitled, Enshrined: Presence + Preservation is open to the public from June 3-Sept. 19, 2021 at the Charles Wright Museum of African History, Detroit.
Above: Ngaire Blankenberg This week in African art and culture, we learned that Ngaire Blankenberg has been appointed director of one of the world’s most renowned museums.
Above: MALIKE SIDIBE (B. 1997) Please Stop the Violence, 2020 39 x 49 in. C-print on Luster surface paper, printed 2021 Sheet:39x49in This work is number four from an edition of ten.