The word négritude literally translates to Negro-ness and articulates the aesthetic commonalities found throughout the arts, cultures, and social practices of people of African origin. Négritude was also the…Continue
Added by Do YOU Basel™ on February 15, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments
An important Black History Month art exhibition is currently on view, at the Altadena Community Arts Center, bringing together six community masters: Michael Masssenburg, Cedric Adams, Ben Sakoguchi, Timothy Washington, Richard…Continue
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I was setting at my table, before me was a blank page. Mom and Dad just bought me a pad of art paper because my scratches on notebook paper look promising. I had colored pens, watercolors and pencils and I couldn't think what to draw. My cousins on the other hand were prolific. Their Dad brought them an end of a roll of butcher paper. They would roll it down the hallway and proceed to draw army scenes with fields of commandos and infantry, tank battles and airplane dog fights and trucks…Continue
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When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece....
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I was commissioned to decorate 3 pairs of shoes for the New Orleans Krewe of Muses.
This was a fun project and now there is glitter everywhere and now my wife wants me to docorate some boots for her and some of here friends are also asking:-))
The project is done and you can check out the before and after photos on my web site: http://t.co/vsnvg9l
The Krewe is one of the largest and gives back to the…Continue
Added by Sálongo Lee/Sálongo's Art on January 12, 2013 at 3:58am — No Comments
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Added by Sálongo Lee/Sálongo's Art on January 4, 2013 at 4:59am — No Comments
Hello To My Art Friends and Art Lovers,
A tribute to a fellow artist and friend, which includes some images and a short video.
I learned today that a Master Artist, Arts Educator, Navy Veteran and a Mentor to many artists including myself, Charles R. Crossley of McComb Mississippi passed on December 27, 2012…Continue
Added by Sálongo Lee/Sálongo's Art on January 1, 2013 at 7:15pm — No Comments
Apparently people weren't looking. Read my article & my response to such nonsense .
Added by Trina Slade-Burks on December 22, 2012 at 7:41pm — No Comments
A mural honoring one of Philadelphia’s most significant African-American artists was painted over, and it’s not clear who destroyed the piece of public art. The 2001 mural, painted by Eric Okdeh and Cavin Jones on a building at 2442 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, is called “A Tribute to Dox Thrash.”…Continue
Added by Do YOU Basel™ on December 21, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
Ellsworth Ausby, died last year March 6, 2011, he was a painter, a Professor, a family man and a friend. He was a Professor of Art at the School of Visual Arts for over 30 years. He help a lot of students from different cultures. He also traveled in Africa, exhibited at the National Museums in Lagos, and museums in the United States. His memorial, in Brooklyn, was attended by artists, friends and family. Ellsworth Ausby also taught painting for The Visual Arts Center, in Summit New…Continue
Added by Do YOU Basel™ on December 17, 2012 at 8:40am — No Comments
I refuse to hide any longer. To neglect the gift God has given me. If no one but myself enjoys what I do and create, That will be my reward!
I ask myself which area should I concentrate, drawing where I began at three, or painting no, no fiber arts or maybe illustration? ALL OF THEM SHALL BE MY CANVAS!!!
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RASHID JOHNSON (B.1977)Johnathan's Hands, 1999, 38 1/4 x 49 1/2 inchesVan Dyke Brown Print, signed, lower right…
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