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Latest News in Black Art: President Biden Nominates Maria Rosario Jackson to Chair NEA, Claudia Rankine Joins Guggenheim Board, Cherise Smith Wins Smithsonian's Eldredge Book Prize & More

Latest News in Black Art: President Biden Nominates Maria Rosario Jackson to Chair NEA, Claudia Rankine Joins Guggenheim Board, Cherise Smith Wins Smithsonian’s Eldredge Book Prize & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   From left, Poet Claudia Rankine joined the Guggenheim board; Maria Rosario Jackson is President Biden’s nominee to head the National Endowment for the Arts. | Photos: Courtesy Blue Flower Arts; Courtesy Maria Rosario Jackson via...
On View: 'Present Generations: Creating the Scantland Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art,' in Columbus, Ohio

On View: ‘Present Generations: Creating the Scantland Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art,’ in Columbus, Ohio

  Self portrait of artist and his family, including former wife, photographer Deana Lawson. | © Aaron Gilbert   On View presents images from noteworthy exhibitions   THE COLLECTION of modern paintings assembled by the Columbus Museum of Art is largely the result of the largesse of private collectors who dating back to 1931 have...
The Week in Black Art: Feb. 1-7, 2021 - Detroit Artist Charles McGee Has Died, Lauren Halsey Nabs Jacob Lawrence Prize, Black Rock Senegal Artists Named, Nick Cave Wins Public Art Battle

The Week in Black Art: Feb. 1-7, 2021 – Detroit Artist Charles McGee Has Died, Lauren Halsey Nabs Jacob Lawrence Prize, Black Rock Senegal Artists Named, Nick Cave Wins Public Art Battle

  This post will be updated throughout the week   ELDZIER CORTER, “Southern Souvenir No. II,” circa 1948 (oil on board mounted on Masonite™ on wood strainer, 35 1/2 x 64 1/2 inches). | Art Bridges. © Estate of Eldzier Cortor / Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York   Feb. 5, 2021   Eldzier Cortor...
Derek Fordjour Has Joined David Kordansky Gallery, His Explorations of Race and Identity Invoke Culture of Sport, Symbolism of Teams

Derek Fordjour Has Joined David Kordansky Gallery, His Explorations of Race and Identity Invoke Culture of Sport, Symbolism of Teams

DAVID KORDANSKY GALLERY in Los Angeles announced its representation of Derek Fordjour this morning. He will continue to be represented by Petzel Gallery, where he had a major exhibition, “Derek Fordjour: Self Must Die,” last fall. Fordjour expresses himself through painting, sculpture and installation. Employing layers of cardboard, newspaper, and paint, a complex visual materiality...
The Year Ahead in African American Art: What to See and Do in 2020

The Year Ahead in African American Art: What to See and Do in 2020

  THE YEAR IN BLACK ART is off to a fascinating start. In January, Helen Molesworth organized a Noah Davis (1983-2015) exhibition at David Zwirner gallery in New York, a rare look at more than 20 paintings by the late Los Angeles-based artist and founder of the Underground Museum. The Johnson Publishing Company art collection...
Paintings by Hurvin Anderson and Mark Bradford Among Top Lots at Phillips London Evening Sale, New Records Set by Simone Leigh and Derek Fordjour

Paintings by Hurvin Anderson and Mark Bradford Among Top Lots at Phillips London Evening Sale, New Records Set by Simone Leigh and Derek Fordjour

  FAMILY EXPERIENCES inspire much of Hurvin Anderson‘s work. A mix of figuration and abstraction his paintings draw on memory and often depict specific places and singular moments. Anderson’s sister emigrated to Canada from the UK. “Beaver Lake” (1998) portrays her and her child at the Alberta lake. Made early in the artist’s career, “Beaver...
Fast-Rising Artist Derek Fordjour Set a New Auction Record at Phillips New York

Fast-Rising Artist Derek Fordjour Set a New Auction Record at Phillips New York

  PHILLIPS BEGAN the fall auction season with its New Now sale and the results yielded an artist record for Derek Fordjour. “Agency and Regulation (study)” (2016) was estimated to sell for $40,000-$60,000, and the painting more than doubled high expectations reaching $137,500 (fees included). The new benchmark was established Sept. 24 in New York....
After Debuting Two Major Public Art Works in New York, Derek Fordjour is Headed to Miami for a Solo Presentation at Art Basel

After Debuting Two Major Public Art Works in New York, Derek Fordjour is Headed to Miami for a Solo Presentation at Art Basel

“Derek Fordjour: Half Mast” (2018), outdoor installation at the Whitney Museum of American Art   WITH IMAGES OF MOURNING and celebration, Derek Fordjour is commanding the attention of New Yorkers. The artist’s work is the subject of two prominent public art installations in the city. Downtown, near the Whitney Museum of American Art and the...