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.
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.
Above:Rakeem Cunningham Saber, 2021 Edition of 3 Archival inkjet print 24 x 16 in (61 x 40.6 cm) CREDIT: Courtesy of the artist and Ochi Projects Ochi Projects is pleased to announce Rakeem Cunningham:
ADA \ CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY & HOUSE OF FINE ART (HOFA) PRESENT MOTHER OF MANKIND, AN ALL-FEMALE GROUP EXHIBITION JULY 22 – AUGUST 31
Above: Marcellina Akpojotor, Set to Flourish II, 2021 ADA \ contemporary art gallery (Accra, Ghana) and HOFA Gallery (London, United Kingdom) have joined forces to premiere an all-female group exhibition, Mother of Mankind, showcasing an international selection of 18 emerging artists.
Above: Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung Installation view: David Adjaye and Adam Pendleton | Pace Gallery, Hong Kong | 2021 This Week in African Art and Culture, which is particularly focused on the contemporary art scene, expands on the growth of both emerging and established art practitioners working on the continent and in the diaspora.
This Week in Black Art: Teenager that Filmed George Floyd Death awarded Pulitzer, Dirty South Slated for Crystal Bridges
Above: George Floyd Mural in Lansing, Michigan by Isiah Lattimore This week in Black art and culture, Basquiat’s family will exhibit work directly from his estate with over 200 of his never-before-seen works.
Above: Invisible Man by Telvin Wallace An exhibition at Allouche Gallery in New York City, Operation Varsity Blues, features a group of 13 artists who are responding to the eponymous 2019 college admissions scandal, where affluent families conspired to influence undergraduate admissions decisions at America’s most competitive universities.
Above: Ko-Thi Dance Company This week in Black art and culture, The Black Art Futures Fund announces the winners in its fifth grant cycle since the fund launched.
After an extensive search, we are pleased to announce that Karen Comer Lowe has been named the new Executive Director and Chief Curator of Hammonds House Museum.
YOUNGARTS BEGINS 40TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR 2022 ARTS COMPETITION APPLICATION OPENS JUNE 22, 2021- ARTISTS AGES 15 – 18 ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
YoungArts, formerly known as National YoungArts Foundation, announces its upcoming 40th Anniversary year today by rolling out a new look, launching a new website, and officially shortening its name to YoungArts.
Above: Alfred Conteh Terrance, 2019 Atlanta is known to be the capital of Black America. Since the early 1990s, there’s been a reverse migration of African Americans back to the South, and Atlanta has been a prime location for that move.
Deemed one of the “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World” by MovieMaker Magazine in 2019, the Third Horizon Film Festival returns for its fifth edition.