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LINKS TO THE LATEST NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS IN THE WORLD OF BLACK ART

 

Following a press conference previewing Prospect New Orleans, Hyperallergic talks with artistic director Franklin Sirmans about the biennial’s third edition and how it will reflect its theme “Notes for Now.” Read Interview

 

For the BBC, Daily Telegraph art critic Alastair Sooks talks with Kerry James Marshall about “Look See” his new exhibition at David Zwirner Gallery in London and how his work challenges racism in art history. Read Article

 

LRF - notion of familyOn the New York Times Lens blog, professor and curator Maurice Berger examines the motivation behind LaToya Ruby Frazier‘s images documenting the history and decline of the people and community of Braddock, Pa., and the genesis for her first book, the recently published “The Notion of Family.” Read Article

 

In an ARTnews review of Stan Douglas‘s “noir-ish” play “Helen Lawrence,” Bill Clarke calls his “melding of virtual reality, live action filming, and projection” a triumph, but finds his character development wanting. Read Review

 

Describing her as “one of America’s most celebrated living authors,” the New York Times reports the papers of Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison are going to Princeton University, where she where she taught from 1989 to 2006. Read Story CT

 

TOP IMAGE: From Prospect 3 – Tameka Norris with Garrett Bradley, Still from “Meka Jean: How She Got Good,” 2014 (feature length film installation). | Courtesy the artists and Lombard Freid Projects, New York

 

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