Above: Marisa Williamson, Even ghosts have their ghosts. A shadow follows The Ghost of Thomas Jefferson, 2018. Photo: Gabriella Fuller. Marisa Williamson, the 2020 Jacob Lawrence Legacy Resident at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery in the University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design, presents newly commissioned work in the exhibition Angel of History.
Above: Abdoulaye Konaté, Brazil (Guarani), 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Blain|Southern Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa announces the summer and fall season.
Above: No copyright infringement intended. Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Chairman Mark Davidoff and President & CEO Anne Parsons announced today that Italian conductor Jader Bignamini has been appointed Music Director beginning with the 2020-2021 season, details of which the DSO also announced today.
Above: Site visit to Gad Gomene with participants of interdisciplinary workshops on environmental activism in Senegal organized at RAW as part of the exhibition PO4 (Blackout) with artist Christian Danielewitz, 2019.
CCA Tel Aviv is pleased to announce its 2020 exhibition programme. Situated in the heart of the city, CCA Tel Aviv is Israel’s foremost contemporary art institution, leading the forefront of the Israeli art scene for over 20 years, housing and commissioning works of major and emerging artists both locally and internationally.
Above: National YoungArts Week 2019 Yashua Klos working with students. Photo by ©Gesi Schilling. One of the most exciting exhibits in Miami is the work of National YoungArts Winners in Design, Photography, and Visual Arts.
Above: FRONT Associate Curator Meghana Karnik, Deputy Director Sarah Spinner Liska, and Curatorial Assistant Lo Smith. Photograph by Rustin McCann, 2019.
Above: Hypothesis: Situation #3 (for Sol LeWitt) (1968) The exhibition at K21 presents works by four first-generation American conceptual artists: Eleanor Antin (*1935), Lee Lozano (1930–99), Adrian Piper (*1948), and Mierle Laderman Ukeles (*1939).
New York Based Dance Company Complexions Contemporary Ballet Opens 26th Season with Performances with the World Premiere of “Love Rocks” Featuring Music of Rock Icon Lenny Kravitz
Above: Jillian Davis and Brandon Gray in Testament. The New York Based Dance company, Complexions Contemporary Ballet (Complexions) opens its 26th season at The Joyce Theater in New York City from January 21-February 2, 2020.
Above: Patrick Quarm, Parallel Index , 2019. N’Namdi Contemporary, Miami, Florida, inaugurated its newly relocated space at 6505 NE 2nd Avenue, in Miami’s Little River/ Little Haiti neighborhood with a selection of large figurative paintings by African artist Patrick Quarm of Ghana.
Black History Month Recognized with Special Documentary HOLLYWOOD’S ARCHITECT: THE PAUL R. WILLIAMS STORY Premiering on PBS SoCal
PBS SoCal, Southern California’s home for the premieres of new PBS programs, announced today the debut of a new documentary Hollywood’s Architect: The Paul R.
HISTORY FORT LAUDERDALE CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH Experience African American Historical Perspectives, Milestones and Modern Day Triumphs through the Eyes of Dillard Center for the Arts Students
History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will honor the contributions and creativity of our African American community during its annual Black History Month celebration.
Above: Delita Martin Lilacs and Roots, Acrylic, Charcoal, Relief Printing, Decorative Papers, Hand-Stitching, 2018 Meet Natasha Marin, curator, Black Imagination—Black Voices on Black Futures, 2020.
Above: Delita Martin: The Moon and the Little Bird, 2018; Acrylic, charcoal, gelatin printing, collagraph printing, relief printing, decorative papers, hand-stitching, and liquid gold leaf on paper, 79 x 102 in.;
WOKE DREAMS EVENT GATHERS ARTISTS, COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS, AND THINKERS TO REFLECT AND CELEBRATE THE LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Above: “Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires,” 2019. Installation view: Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans. Photo: Alex Marks The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) and The Helis Foundation will present WOKE DREAMS, a reflective celebration of the legacy of Dr.
Above: An image from ‘Amina’ by Kivilcim Akay, airing as part of AfroPoP season 12 (photo credit Aslı Celikel) What does it mean to be black, female, and foreign in a world that doesn’t value these attributes?
Above: Stephen Arboite Haitian Independence Day is a celebration of the first Black republic in the Americas. It is also a day of great pride for Blacks in the Americas-proof that we are can make possibilities into reality.
This week, hundreds of galleries came to Miami to represent the work of artists from more than 30 countries for the 18th annual Art Basel Miami Art Week.