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Sugar Hill Children's Museum in Harlem Announces New Leadership: Lauren Kelley Promoted to Director and Chief Curator

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum in Harlem Announces New Leadership: Lauren Kelley Promoted to Director and Chief Curator

  THE SUGAR HILL CHILDREN’S MUSEUM of Art and Storytelling is promoting from within. The Harlem museum whose primary audience is 3 to 8-year-olds, announced the appointment of Lauren Kelley (above) as director and chief curator. Kelley has been with the museum since 2013, when it was still in development. Previously serving as associate director...
Book Report: New Titles Explore Work of Artists Shinique Smith, Rashid Johnson, and Whitfield Lovell

Book Report: New Titles Explore Work of Artists Shinique Smith, Rashid Johnson, and Whitfield Lovell

BOOK REPORT CHARTS recently published art books. The four titles featured here explore the work of African African contemporary artists Whitfield Lovell, Rashid Johnson, and Shinique Smith through recent and current exhibitions.   “Whitfield Lovell: Kin,” with contributions by Sarah Lewis, Julie L McGee, Klaus Ottmann and Elsa Smithgall, and an introduction by Irving Sandler...
Retrospective: The Latest News in Black Art - Black Panthers at 50, Museums Respond to Charges of Racism and Historical Inaccuracy

Retrospective: The Latest News in Black Art – Black Panthers at 50, Museums Respond to Charges of Racism and Historical Inaccuracy

RETROSPECTIVE is a review of the latest news and happenings related to visual art by and about people of African descent, with the occasional nod to cultural matters. This week, highlights include news that women artists will gather in Brooklyn for a historic group photo; the grand re-opening of the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora...
Where My Girls At? 20 Black Female Artists with Solo Exhibitions on View this Fall

Where My Girls At? 20 Black Female Artists with Solo Exhibitions on View this Fall

Installation by Ebony G. Patterson.   IN JUNE, ARTNEWS DEVOTED a special issue to women in the art world and the findings revealed a major gulf between the experiences of male and female artists and curators. According to ARTnews, women are seriously underrepresented when it comes to running major museums. Female artists trail far behind...
Collector Rodney Miller Enlists Curators to Hang His Art

Collector Rodney Miller Enlists Curators to Hang His Art

THE SUMMER 2014 ISSUE OF ARTNEWS features its annual list of top art collectors in the world. The issue also profiles collector Rodney M. Miller, whose Upper East Side townhouse is filled with modern and contemporary African American and African diasporic art. A member of the acquisitions committee at the Studio Museum in Harlem, where...