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Museums Recognize Juneteenth: Newly Established National Holiday is 'Celebration of Resilience, Freedom Deferred But Found'

Museums Recognize Juneteenth: Newly Established National Holiday is ‘Celebration of Resilience, Freedom Deferred But Found’

  FOR BLACK AMERICANS, transformational change has always been on the horizon, just out of reach. After President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, it took effect Jan. 1, 1863. It would be another two-and-a-half years, however, before Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, enslaved African Americans learned the Civil War was over (it ended...
Latest News in Black Art: Julie Mehretu Benefit Auction Sets New Record, Vanessa German Joins Kasmin, Gordon Parks Documentary, Jean-Michel Basquiat & More

Latest News in Black Art: Julie Mehretu Benefit Auction Sets New Record, Vanessa German Joins Kasmin, Gordon Parks Documentary, Jean-Michel Basquiat & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   vanessa german in her exhibition “MATRIX 174/i come to do violence to the lie” (2016), Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Conn. | Photo by Allen Phillips/Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art   Representation Kasmin announced...