ART AGENDA LISTS UPCOMING EVENTS, EXHIBITION OPENINGS AND TALKS HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN BLACK ART

 

Ongoing | Brooklyn, N.Y.: “Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond,” a major survey of more than 100 works by 35 Brooklyn-based artists and collectives, includes Linda Goode Bryant and Project EATS, Aisha Cousins, Heather Hart, Steffani Jemison, Shantell Martin, Kambui Olujimi and Xaviera Simmons (Oct. 3, 2014, through Jan. 4, 2015). Read More

 

Recommended October | East Coast : Chika Okeke-Agulu, professor of art history at Princeton University and co-editor of NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art, blogs about “Anatsui Season,” exhibitions and events featuring El Anatsui during the month of October, including an Oct. 23 conversation between Anatsui and Okeke-Agulu at Cornell University’s Johnson Museum of Art. Read More

 

Tuesday, Oct. 21 @ 6 p.m. | Cambridge, Mass.: Henry Louis Gates Jr. in conversation with architect David Adjaye and Mariane Ibrahim-Lenhardt, will discuss the exhibition they are curating, “Luminós/C/ity.Ordinary Joy: From the Pigozzi Contemporary African Art Collection,” at Harvard University’s Cooper Gallery at the Hutchins Center. Read More

 

Friday, Oct. 24 @ 5 p.m. | Hanover, N.H.: Columbia University Professor Kellie Jones gives a lecture, “Civil / Rights / Act: Art and Activism in the 1960s,” at Dartmouth’s Hood Museum of Art, as a part of the programming for “Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties,” the exhibition she co-curated. Read More

 

Friday, Oct. 24 | National: The new season of ART21 premieres on PBS (check local listings) featuring Brooklyn-based Leonardo Drew (see video above) among a slate vastly diverse artists. Read More

 

Screen shot 2014-10-18 at 11.51.27 PMOpening Saturday, Oct. 25 | New Orleans: Under the artistic direction of Franklin Sirmans, curator of contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the third edition of Prospect New Orleans features Terry Adkins, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Charles Gaines, Theaster Gates, Lonnie Holley, Kerry James Marshall, Tameka Norris, Akosua Adoma Owusu, Ebony C. Patterson, Gary Simmons, Alma Thomas and Carrie Mae Weems, among many other artists, biennial programs and talks. (through Jan. 25, 2015). Read More

 

Closing Oct. 26 | Spain: “Kerry James Marshall and Other Stuff,” the most comprehensive survey of the artist’s work to date is currently on view, divided between by two venues in Spain, the Fundació Antoni Tàpies in Barcelona and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid (both through Oct. 26, 2014). Watch Video CT

 

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