As an artist Jon suggest that black art is expressive in conversation, and has a position in creativity that is personally educational and observative. It's color and content is a presentation of awareness of life and topics of knowledge. His paintings represent the facets of black american lives.A native St.Louisian Jon has illustrated a veiw of lifestyles through works that express ways of seeing cultures…Continue
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Wonderful blog entry by Mississippi Museum of Art in memory of Gwen Magee - MMABlog
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They just cancelled the show in Venice.........Vision and Vernacular 8 African American males in Venice. They said that more permits were needed.......I think its non-sense..
Did the thought of 8 african american males in Venice, ones who came up a bit different, one that mostly worked outside of the the mainstream art world, scare folks..................Sure it did
But we are all still going to Venice and we will make some work and endure.
thats what my history…Continue
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Two events at the High Museum in Atlanta, a recently concluded lecture on collecting fine prints, and the upcoming Art Print Fair, have put a local focus on this sometimes overlooked area of the art market and art collecting. Fine prints have a long history and rich tradition and today just about any…Continue
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This morning as I sat down to work on my giving back to the community task of the week ( Museum Africa) I began to wonder why getting others to pick up the charge of bringing our heritage to Chicago seems to be such a daunting task.
Our forefathers, grandparents, parents and relatives fought for the right to be free, fought for the right not to be called the "N" word, fought the right to be treated equal, pushed for the…Continue
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Karen Seneferu is an emerging talent in the San Francisco Bay Area art scene. Her work is generating a lot of excitement, and deservedly so. Although she has humbly referred to herself as a "young artist," there are some artists whose work is prolific and beyond their years. Karen Seneferu's mixed media work brings to mind creative heavyweights like Betye Saar and Aminah Brenda Lynn…Continue
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Mama, why is that quilt on ice? That’s what my son asked after seeing my latest completed quilt. His question confounded me at first. Then I realized he was right. My creation, Serendipity 1, was floating on ice.
Serendipity describes a pleasant result that happens because of an accident. …Continue
(I haven't felt much like writing poetry in awhile...then this piece came out of nowhere.)
By Ivory Simone
Safe is manicured lawns with colorful rows of
azaleas bursting out at the seams.
Nature’s wildness subdued by suburban
gardeners determined to reform
her slutty ways.
Safe is laughter rumbling out of jazzy cafes
where pretty women with bright…
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March 7, 2011
Ground-breaking playwright, actor and broadcaster Kwame Kwei-Armah is the new Chancellor of University of the Arts London.
Kwame, who became the first black British playwright to have a play performed in the West End withElmina’s Kitchen in 2005, takes up the honorary post with immediate effect.…Continue
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My latest article on Her Blueprint, the International Museum of Women's blog is all about the latest work of Karen Seneferu, an incredible mixed media artist who blends African aesthetics and ancient concepts with contemporary art. Check it out at the link below:…Continue
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Here is a link to my new video featuring my artwork:
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As part of the Winston Salem Recreation Department Senior Olympics Program, Delta Arts Center will house the Silver Arts portion featuring paintings, photography, sculpture, quilting, needle work, and other crafts.Continue
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"Black Art is a MUST, a NEED!
Never forget to let your PEOPLE stand up head up and straight!
We have always needed YOU!
You are the MUSIC
Your are the RYTHM
You are the ENERGY
You are POWER…Continue
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"Black Art is a MUST, a NEED!
Never forget to let your PEOPLE stand up head up and straight!…Continue
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It seemed as if Marietta caught Spring fever this past Friday as April's First Friday Marietta Art Walk pulled a large and enthusiastic crowd. At Avisca Fine Art Gallery our focus this month on local talent, with an exhibition by the "Lumen" artists, a collective of five women artists and 'sisters in spirit' - all from Cobb county, paid huge dividends with a story in the Marietta Daily Journal and pulling out our largest Art…
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