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It's World Book Day. Have You Read an Exhibition Catalog in the Past Year?

It’s World Book Day. Have You Read an Exhibition Catalog in the Past Year?

Johnson Publishing Library Archive at Rebuild Foundation, Chicago (April 23, 2016). | Photo by Victoria L. Valentine   TODAY IS WORLD BOOK DAY, what are you reading? An exhibition catalog or critical text perhaps? Designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Book and Copyright Day celebrates and promotes books, reading,...
On the Horizon in African American Art: What to Look Forward to in 2018

On the Horizon in African American Art: What to Look Forward to in 2018

THE YEAR AHEAD MARKS KEY HISTORIC MILESTONES. Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr., was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tenn. King’s legacy will be honored this year through many programs and events. A new exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture examines the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign,...
A Major Retrospective of Conceptual Pioneer Adrian Piper is Opening at Museum of Modern Art in 2018

A Major Retrospective of Conceptual Pioneer Adrian Piper is Opening at Museum of Modern Art in 2018

  THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART (MoMA) in New York is presenting a major retrospective of conceptual artist Adrian Piper in spring 2018. The most comprehensive exhibition to explore her practice,”Adrian Piper: A Synthesis of Intuitions, 1965–2016″ will feature more than 280 works drawn from public and private collections around the world and be on...
New Season, New Art: Fall Begins with 45 Notable Exhibitions Featuring Works by Black Artists

New Season, New Art: Fall Begins with 45 Notable Exhibitions Featuring Works by Black Artists

  THE FALL EXHIBITION SEASON IS UNDERWAY and a wide variety of amazing shows featuring Black artists is on view. This month, exhibitions featuring major figures and emerging talents opened across the United States and at international venues. Kara Walker, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Jordan Casteel, Kahlil Joseph, Chris Ofili, Adrian Piper, and Jeff Sunhouse are presenting...
Commencement 2015: African American Artists Bestow Wisdom on Graduates

Commencement 2015: African American Artists Bestow Wisdom on Graduates

LIKENING ARTISTS TO SUPER HEROES, Los Angeles-based artist Alison Saar offered an animated message of encouragement at the Maryland Institute of College of Art (MICA) undergraduate commencement on May 18. “In our studios…our super hero persona emerges, determined to save the day, with the desire to make this world a better place through our creative...
Recommended: Hyperallergic Talks to Adriana Varejão, Adrian Piper on Rosemary Mayer, AiA Reviews Bradford Young

Recommended: Hyperallergic Talks to Adriana Varejão, Adrian Piper on Rosemary Mayer, AiA Reviews Bradford Young

RECOMMENDED FEATURES recently published content from around the web, recommendations from Culture Type worth taking the time to explore: “Considering Brazil’s Racial Heritage” by Laura C. Mallonee | Hyperallergic Laura C. Malonnee speaks with Brazilian artist Adriana Varejão, who lives and works in Rio De Janeiro, about the “two contrasting subjects that have preoccupied [her]...
Art Agenda | May 18-24, 2014

Art Agenda | May 18-24, 2014

MUST-SEE EXHIBITION openings and interesting talks and appearances happening this week in black art: May 19, 2014 @ 7 p.m. Conversations on Art: Dawoud Bey at Whitney Museum | New York Images from Dawoud Bey‘s “The Birmingham Project” (shown above) are on view at the Whitney Biennial. Marking the 50th anniversary of 16th Street Baptist...