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.
Above: Ceramic work by Morel Doucet. Where do you find Black artists during Miami Art Week? Do Black artists exhibit during Art Basel Miami Beach?
Above: To Truth and God, The Morris Brown College motto. Inspired by a photo of their baseball team taken in 1899.Cotton, silk, wool and velvet , 12.5’ x 10’ This is a excerpt from an article written for Sugarcane Magazine’s 4th issue by Halima Taha.
‘Inter | Sectionality: Diaspora Art in the Creole City’ at the Corcoran Celebrates Unique Cultural Identities of Artists with Miami Ties
Art from the Miami diaspora—sculptures, paintings, fiber art, photography and performances—find its way to the nation’s capital through an exhibition opening at the George Washington University’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.
On Friday and Saturday November 8th-9th in Louisiana, American artist Dread Scott will examine a significant milestone in our nation’s past with his latest collaborative project, Slave Rebellion Reenactment (SRR), which will reimagine the largest rebellion of enslaved people in the history of the United States.
The National YoungArts Foundation is one of the few organizations that continually invest in their former winners. This strategy does not go unnoticed.
Kazemde Ajamu has always had his eye – and heart – on bringing Black culture and history to the forefront, especially among the younger generation.
Oprah Winfrey Will Join Ta-Nehisi Coates In Conversation for the Release of His First Novel The Water Dancer At the Apollo Theater
The Apollo Theater announced today that media mogul Oprah Winfrey will join critically acclaimed writer, artist and thinker Ta-Nehisi Coates tonight as he begins his national book tour for his latest work, The Water Dancer, on the world-famous Apollo stage.
I PAINT MY REALITY: SURREALISM IN LATIN AMERICA On View November 17 – June 30, 2020 at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale Exhibition features works by Leonora Carrington, Frida Kahlo, Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Remedios Varo and others
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale will present I Paint My Reality, a new exhibition examining the manifestation of Surrealism in Latin America.
Building on the success of Comedy Central’s hit scripted comedy series, South Side, which debuted this summer to universal praise, critical acclaim and ratings success, WBEZ Chicago and Comedy Central now are partnering to introduce South Side Stories, a new podcast that celebrates the real-life people and places that inspired South Side.
On Tuesday, October 8 Swann Galleries will offer its African-American Fine Art sale, featuring a robust offering of sculpture and abstract paintings, as well as a fine selection of contemporary figurative works in a variety of mediums.
Above: Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Darkroom Mirror Study, or Aperture, 2018, Archival pigment print, 51 x 34 in, Edition of 5 Today Art Basel announced the 269 leading international galleries selected for its 2019 edition in Miami Beach this December.
Art Miami , returning for its 30th edition on December 3 – 8, 2019, has announced its 2019 exhibitor list. Recognized as one of the preeminent international modern and contemporary art fairs, Art Miami will showcase an array of iconic and important art works, dynamic projects and special installations from more than 170 international galleries from nearly 22 countries representing 69 cities.
Commuter Biennial is thrilled to announce the latest set of projects and partnerships for its four-month public art exhibition throughout Miami-Dade. Beginning in September, Commuter Biennial will introduce the addition of artworks by Nice’n Easy and Virginia Overton that will captivate commuters on the road and county residents in thoughtful, fun, and unexpected ways.