International art fair for works on paper From June 16–21, 2020, during the Basel Art Week, Paper Positions Basel invites around 35 international galleries to apply with their most striking and important positions from contemporary and modern art with a focus on drawing and the material paper.
Prospect New Orleans is proud to announce the artist list for the 2020 iteration of the international contemporary art triennial, Prospect.5: Yesterday we said tomorrow, which will open to the public in New Orleans on Saturday, October 24, 2020, and remain on view through January 24, 2021.
Apollo Theater Launches Major Initiative Dedicated to the Creation of a Diverse 21st Century Performing Arts Canon
The Apollo Theater announced today its first multi-work commissioninginitiative dedicated to the creation of a diverse, 21st century American performing arts canon, Apollo New Works. Made possible with the support of a $2 million grant from the Ford Foundation for the creation of new work by artists of color, the initiative is also funded by a $1 million grant from The Andrew W.
Meleko Mokgosi: Your Trip to Africa Explores Complex Socioeconomic Dynamics of Contemporary Southern Africa
Above: Meleko Mokgosi. Democratic Intuition, Lerato: Philia I, 2016. © Meleko Mokgosi. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is pleased to present Meleko Mokgosi:
Above: Deana Lawson, Binky & Tony Forever. The Lehman College Art Gallery officially opens the 2020 season with a reception Wednesday, Feb.
Derrick Adams (American, born 1970) delves deeply and fearlessly into the nooks and crannies of Black life and culture, unveiling a nuanced wholeness of humanity.
Known as a filmmaker, cinematographer and artist, Arthur Jafa presents in the exhibition the works that he has been making as a visual artist for the past two decades.
Above: Lorraine O’Grady, The Strange Taxi, Stretched, 2020. Photo: Stewart Clements Photography and Design. On January 14, 2020, acclaimed Boston-born artist Lorraine O’Grady unveiled her adapted autobiographical work The Strange Taxi, Stretched (2020) as the latest installation featured on the Gardner Museum’s Anne H.
Above: (Stephen Wiltshire – The British Artist Drawing Cityscapes Entirely From Memory). After flying just once over Mexico City, artist Stephen Wiltshire drew the entire cityscape from memory on a 4-metre (13-foot) canvas.Photograph by Paolo Woods, National Geographic.
Symposium Centered on the Work of William Greaves, a Key Figure in American Filmmaking Takes Place at Princeton
The Program in Visual Arts at Princeton University presents a day-long symposium centered on the work of William Greaves, a key figure in American filmmaking.
Above: Dee Rees at the Tribeca Talks with Queen Latifa. Kurt Iswarienko/Netflix Deadline is reporting that MGM has set Dee Rees to write and direct a feature film adaptation of George Gershwin’s acclaimed Porgy and Bess.
Nona Hendryx Brings Special Multisensory Tribute to Afrofuturism Pioneer Sun Ra to The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Above: Afrofuturism- Francesca Harper- State of Grace Park Avenue Armory -Credit Marc Millman Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 35 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Spring 2020 season of performances.
Above: Sammy Baloji, A Blueprint for Toads and Snakes, Framer Framed, 2018. Installation view © Framer Framed / Eva Broekema Other Tales is Sammy Baloji’s first solo exhibition in both Sweden and Denmark, curated by Matteo Lucchetti.
Above: Yaani King Mondschein, Elle Lorraine, and Lena Waithe appears in Bad Hair by Justin Simien, an official selection of the Midnight program at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.