Common Field—a national network of independent, experimental and contemporary visual arts organizations and organizers – is proud to announce a reimagined and free online Convening in response to the COVD-19 outbreak.
The world, and in this case, Black Art Markets have been indelibly changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Unemployment rates have soared to levels that exceed those reported in the last recession.
Above: Black Skin White Masks 2020, Acrylic on canvas60 x 48 in / 152 x 122 cm Lyons Wier Gallery is pleased to present “Trapademia II:
Many years ago, Nellie Ricks, my great-grandmother, sent me on an errand. It landed me at Mrs. Gertrude Ellison’s in southwest Atlanta.
Much of literature centers on the question of identity. In high school English classes across America, students recite Hamlet’s To Be or Not To Be year after year.
A coalition of national arts grantmakers, consisting of Academy of American Poets, Artadia, Creative Capital, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, MAP Fund, National YoungArts Foundation, and United States Artists, announces the launch of Artist Relief, which will provide rapid, unrestricted $5,000 relief grants to assist artists facing dire financial emergencies due to the impact of COVID-19;
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? You’re not alone. You have probably watched every programme there is on Netflix and you might have even bought some fun quarantine outfits to help to keep you entertained.
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.
Coronavirus, also known scientifically as COVID-19, has been a global nightmare. One by one, the virus has infiltrated nearly every country and about 10% of those who have contracted the virus have died.
Each and every third Wednesday of the month, the Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc. presents the GLASSHOUSE COMEDY EXPERIENCE, Miami’s newest performance attraction hosting comedians from throughout Florida and around the nation.The show’s current host is stand-up veteran and Liberty City native Larry Dogg, and features only the bravest of comedians who make it their sole business to deliver purely unadulterated, wickedly hilarious, side splitting anecdotes. On March 18, 2020, get ready for a lineup sure to have you and your loved ones folding over in tears as South Florida’s own Lady T (BET’s Comic View) opens a rousing lineup that includes Pookie F.
Above: Work by Whitfield Lovell. Photo by Halima Taha. Despite the concerns over Coronavirus or COVID-19, The 2020 Armory Show went on last weekend with an array of fantastic work by Black artists.