Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley PA, is presenting the 16th annual MAVUNO Festival of African American Art and Culture. Tending Our Mothers' Gardens is the title of this year's First Fruit exhibition, curated by Elizabeth Asche Douglas, who serves on Sweetwater's Advisory Board.
This link takes you a preview of the exhibition written by art critic Mary Thomas and published in the…Continue
Added by Elizabeth Asche Douglas on September 26, 2012 at 8:21am — No Comments
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PhotoPlus SE is the free version of Serif's established image editor available for Windows users. For many years, Serif has offered free versions of their software to attract users, but users should note that with PhotoPlus SE, some features and tools are disabled. This is the best of the free photo software available. The export optimizer allows you to adjust size, see…Continue
Added by Caron Bowman on September 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
As you read me from beginning to end
in between my verses lies a story of men
composed with the essence from The Poetess den
my pages yell CUM read me again
Toppling all over in a stanza of sin
scanning for couplets that emotionally blend
as you read me from beginning to end
I’ll wrap you in a sonnet written only…Continue
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Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic HeritageContinue
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A new exhibition will prove that it’s possible to see one man forty-four different ways.
Visions of Our 44th President is a collective sculptural show created to honor and celebrate the significance of the first African American President of the United States, Barack…Continue
Added by Najjar Abdul-Musawwir on September 13, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments
LITTLE ROCK, AR, September 11, 2012: Through October 11th, Hearne Fine Art will delve in the secondary art market with a unique presentation of African American art formerly owned by private clients wishing to sell. The exhibit features a wide range of artists and mediums and includes art produced from the 19th century to the present. Power of Art includes a rare landscape by Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937), one of the first academically trained African…Continue
Added by Auna R. Hearne on September 11, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
Dear Black Art in America Colleagues and Friends,
You may have experienced difficulty logging on the site. Well there’s good news! The site is back up. In addition, it’s with great pleasure that we announce the next phase for the official site for Black Art in America. In the next quarter, BAIA will be undergoing a dramatic upgrade to our platform and our editorial process. A new visual identity here and across the network is only one step we are taking to enhance our free…Continue
While Mitt Romney has touted a…Continue
Added by J. Vaughn Dowell on September 3, 2012 at 8:09am — No Comments
For Ms. Gonzalez spiral forms are pervasive, macro and micro, embodied universally in structures like the Milky Way, earth’s orbit, DNA and much matter in between. They are pervasive across cultures evoking the magnetism of the mysterious and the sublime.
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What is important today is that artists continue to create narratives about the "what for & what of" supporting imagination and creative expression in the midst of unparalleled opportunities which often compromise each other. Art from the heart is critical in this exploit of sustainable activism when commercial realities profane so much sacred ground. Welcome to the interior critique of post-modernism.