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Ballet Icon Misty Copeland is a Budding Collector of African American Art

Ballet Icon Misty Copeland is a Budding Collector of African American Art

Misty Copeland opens her New York apartment up to Architectural Digest, revealing a penchant for African American art. | Video by Architectural Digest   LOCATED ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE of Manhattan, Misty Copeland‘s three-bedroom apartment was recently showcased by Architectural Digest (AD). She gave the design magazine’s audience a video tour. The home’s theme,...
Art for Change: 12 Black Designers Created Black Lives Matter Protest Posters

Art for Change: 12 Black Designers Created Black Lives Matter Protest Posters

  PROTESTORS HAVE BEEN MARCHING throughout the United States and internationally out of frustration, anger, and fear following the latest spate of police killings. Since late May, people have taken to the streets chanting Black Lives Matter and calling for racial justice, often facing violent reprisals from law enforcement. The collective actions are meant to...