Someone asked "Why do people use God as an excuse?" I responded: "Is there a better one?" "Helping one another run the gauntlet from birth to old age (and beyond) has brought out the best in African American families throughout history." (parenthesis mine). -Andrew Billingsley, Ph.D. Art is life as liturgy. Like living in love or swimming in wonderful chocolate.
Added by Jaymes Taylor (Jay) on October 30, 2011 at 9:43am — No Comments
49er's Vernon Davis helping teens discover art
Not everyone can be a professional tight end in the NFL. But 49ers tight end Vernon Davis wants to let kids know that they can, just like him, follow their dreams to be artists.
I’m on the move!
Next stop Morton Fine Art in Washington D.C. where I will be showing the (Re)calling and (Re)telling series along with “The Story” series.
If you missed my “Talking to Myself” exhibition in NYC in September, this is a great chance to see both bodies of work in one place. Also, it’s my last Art Tour stop of 2011 before I jump continent and head back to France just in time for the Paris Photo Art Fair.
If you’re in the area, I’d love to meet…Continue
Added by Kesha Bruce on October 22, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments
The very first document is living organic skin, which contains the sky, the earth, the waters and the wind. One learns to read prophesies, fore warnings and truths in the skin and the blood. The story of creation is found in the skin. This is the first language based in ecology, theology and biology. The world within is whole and all things that are within are without. It is from the internal center that we unite with the world and the universe.
From the world…Continue
Added by Ronn Cook on October 18, 2011 at 12:51pm — No Comments
The Art of Post-Modern Identity + Collecting
For several years, the term Post-Black has enthusiastically dove off the tips of various African American Gen Xers’ and…Continue
32 quilts are on exhibition at Aaron Davis Hall at City College, 132nd Street at Convent Avenue in New York City. The common theme is to honor the work and art tradition of Faith Ringgold. The exhibition opened October 6, 2011 and will close December 1, 2011. Faith Ringgold invites all of the quilters to post their…Continue
Added by Barbara F. Wallace on October 17, 2011 at 4:26pm — No Comments
CURRENTS is a visual art exhibit featuring works by F. Geoffrey Johnson and Kerly Suffren. The exhibit features works by two men from two very different generations. F. Geoffrey, who is in his 60’s grew up influenced by “Jim Crow” laws and the Civil Rights Movement; while Kerly, in his…Continue
Added by Trevor Brown on October 9, 2011 at 11:46am — No Comments
The Law of Words of Power "There are words (symbols) that are able to change the inner and/or outer realities of those using/perceiving them. These words do not necessarily need to be consciously understood by those using/perceiving them in order to have their effect." The basis of these words of power, or mantras lie in their vibrational value, in the structural energy-pattern that they form through the enunciation of them, and the way that these vibrations and energy-pattern affect our…Continue
Added by Jenne Glover on October 2, 2011 at 11:14am — No Comments
The ancient experiments in science and technology that produced cooking also, much later produced the first pottery. Initially pottery was made of unbaked clay, later fire-hardened. The Mothers are the originators and preservers of pottery-making the…Continue
Added by Ronn Cook on October 1, 2011 at 1:35pm — No Comments