This week, African art and culture is marked with distinctive visual arts and literature wins across the continent. A South Africa-based art prize announces four winners in celebration of diverse talent on the continent, a British-Nigerian artist receives esteemed recognition from the German government, and aCongolese artist wins an international prize over a renowned industry practitioner.
This Week in Black Art and Culture: Maria Rosario Jackson to head the National Endowment for the Arts, Netflix fund Chadwick Bozeman Scholarship at Howard, Guggenheim Appoints Claudia Rankine
This week in Black art and culture, Tanzanian author Abdulrazak Gurnah was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Chadwick Boseman Scholarship, was slatedto be funded by Netflix and Howard University at $5.4 million.
African American Art at Swann Brings $5M Highest Grossing Sale for the House Records for Elizabeth Catlett, Howardena Pindell & more
Above: Hale Woodruff, Carnival, oil on canvas, circa 1958. Sold for $665,000, a record for an abstract “We are beyond thrilled with the results of the October 7 auction, which was a historic sale for Swann Galleries:our first auction to hammer over $4 million.
“Not only do we have the opportunity to make the Sugar Hill community even more vibrant, but we can show how—through creativity and collaboration—the arts build better citizens.
This week in African art, the news is buzzing from Nigeria, and perhaps this dialogue stands for more,considering that the country is celebrating its 61st anniversary of independence as a nation.
This Week In Caribbean Art and Culture” Podcast Set To Spotlight The Insights Into The Most Creative Caribbean Arts Innovators
The Caribbean holds an immense amount of cultural significance globally. This month celebrating Arts and Humanities month provided the perfect backdrop for launching the “This Week In Caribbean Art and Culture”
For the first show of our fall 2021 season, Pen + Brush is pleased to present Deborah Jack: 20 Years, a retrospective exhibition featuring twenty years of work by Deborah Jack (b.
Trinidad and Tobago-born, acclaimed Architect Mark Raymond Joins The Dialogue For Development At The Museums Association Of The Caribbean Conference
As the world continues to grapple with the effects of Covid-19 and countries and industries attempt to pivot, in a bid to regain some semblance of normalcy, the Caribbean region, too, is effectively and strategically embarking on hosting meaningful dialogue.
University of The Bahamas Faculty Named Fall 2021 Fellow of The Clark Art Institute in Massachusetts
University of The Bahamas Assistant Professor of Design and the Head of Visual Arts and Design Department Keisha Oliver has been named a Fall 2021 Fellow of The Clark Art Institute in Massachusetts.
This Week in Black Art : Kerry James Marshall Public Art Project, Thee Stallion Launches Major Collaborations, Macbeth with Ruth Negga
This week in Black art and culture, we learned that Macbeth, directed by Sam Gold, will feature Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga on Broadway.
The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) announced today that Dr. Constance W. Rice has been elected Chair of the museum’s board of trustees, effective September 21, 2021.
Live Arts Miami presents Hattie Mae Williams’ Currents A Double Feature Film and Immersive Art Experience
Live Arts Miami (LAM) is proud to present Hattie Mae Williams’ Currents at the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, the fifth of six unforgettable new performance works addressing climate change and sustainability produced by the 2020/2021 LALA Artists In Residence.
Indie Memphis is thrilled to announce the promotion of Kayla Myers to the full-time position of Programmer & Black Creators Forum Coordinator.
Above: Kahlil Robert Irving, Dreams in the line and memories (/whipped), 2021 (detail), glazed and unglazed ceramic with decals and luster on wood platform, 7 × 100 × 55 inches (17.8 × 254 × 139.7 cm) © Kahlil Robert Irving Gagosian is pleased to present Social Works II, the sequel to the American chapter that was on view at the gallery in New York.
Above: Prince Gyasi at Nil Gallery After a year marked by the cancellation and postponement of events, AKAA returns in 2021 with energy and determination and continues to stand for a multi-faceted Africa, which transcends historical boundaries and whose artistic voices resonated in the four corners of the world.
Above: Installation view | J’ai Deux Amours | Marianne Ibrahim Gallery, Paris | 2021 This week in African art and culture is one mixed with pleasant surprises and excitement.
Above: Drake performing. Photo by The Come Up Show. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Generic license.
The Family of Jean-Michel Basquiat Announces Sir David Adjaye OBE as Exhibition Designer for Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure©, Also Reveals Details of the Exhibition’s Themes and Environments Opens April 9, 2022 at the NYC Landmark Starrett-Lehigh Building
The family of Jean-Michel Basquiat has announced that renowned architect Sir David Adjaye OBE will serve as the Exhibition Designer for Jean-Michel Basquiat:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Opens New Exhibition “Make Good the Promises: Reconstruction and Its Legacies”
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will debut a new exhibition Sept. 24 exploring an often-overlooked period of history, the Reconstruction era.
Hale Woodruff & Mid-Century Abstraction Lead African American Art at Swann Figurative Works, Assemblage, Sculpture Across Movements Feature
Above: Howardena Pindell, Untitled #57, acrylic, watercolor, punched graph papers, gold and computer tape, 1974–75. Estimate $30,000 to $40,000.