19th Century African American Fine Art Specialist
“[Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier] takes images from the South’s racist past and transforms them ‘as a symbol of…Continue
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The above article, by Leslie Goffe, is of Artists, Authors and early Pioneers that paved the way in Ghana and Africa in general. Regardless of their personal experiences, they all benefited in their chosen fields.
For personal copies, please contact…Continue
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Curated by: Terrance Sanders and Myesha Francis.
Featured Artists: Katrina Andry, Amy Bryan, Bruce Davenport Jr., Keith Duncan, Horton Humble, Michelle Levine, Terrence Sanders…
AfroFutures welcomes artist Bianca Dorsey in an exclusive…Continue
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Just a note that we are full steam ahead (isn't there a more updated technological saying for this?) in planning the survey forms and designing the inventory software for the TSU mural survey that will start in a week. We're batting back and forth the proposed forms today.
Keep updated at www.tsumurals.org
Other mural project coming to a close at…Continue
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Greetings BAIA Associates:
Below is a message I received from Howardene Pindell:
US POST OFFICE TO DESTROY AFRICAN AMERICAN STAMPS!
Thurgood Marshall, Roy Wilkins, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Patricia Roberts Harris, etc are all on these stamps. Please forward this and buy a book of our stamps ASAP. The P.O. will DESTROY all remaining African American Heritage stamps at the end of the month instead of following their usual procedure…
I have a confession to make: When I started blogging I had no idea what I was doing. Luckily I’ve been able to assemble a great community of artists, art collectors, and creative professionals in spite of myself.
This year marks my ten year anniversary of being a professional working artist. Aside from feeling kind of old, I feel really,…
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Mozambique Loses Renowned Contemporary Artist
(GIN) — Mozambican painter Malangatana Ngwenya, known for his large canvasses, dramatic paintings and social activism, passed away after a long illness in northern Portugal this month. He was 74.
Born Malangatana Valente Ngwenya in 1936, many of his works were commentaries documenting Mozambique’s fight for independence from Portugal in 1975 and the years of civil war that followed.
During the struggle for…
In June of 2010, I wrote a blog titled "White House Art Collection: The President and First Lady are Ahead of Their Predecessors" which leads me to share this article titled:
Michelle Obama Says She's Bringing the Arts to the White House to Lift Young People. …
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So, as you’ve been told, Texas Southern University (TSU) has contracted with Scott Haskins and FACL, Inc. to do a survey of the 168 murals on campus. We’re in the planning stages right now with Monica Vidal, the TSU Art Museum’s new Registrar, to design the survey and software for the…Continue
Added by Scott M. Haskins on January 19, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
First Full Moon of a New Decade, A New Year, new starts. Who knew 19 days into the month Gallery Sous Terrain would be entering its physical reality. It transitioned from my 'Garden Apartment" or as the artist at East Bank named it "Sous Terrain", to another lower level spot on King Drive; Tuley Park. Tuley hosts the work of…Continue
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Visions of Rainy, Inc. (VOR) ucation organization that promotes "Self-Literacy" of youth via the utilization of the
performing and visual arts. VOR is looking for visual artist interested in volunteering…Continue
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While creating this painting and many of my paintings I think about the role of stories in our culture today and how many of us have come to believe that stories must have some kind of formula to be relevant, a so called "universal" language that is understood by our conscious minds and most importantly the dominant culture and any other forms of storytelling are deemed convoluted, un-marketable, not worth our time, even pretentious and what the consequences of these judgements can…Continue
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