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Black Female Artists Are Headlining Exhibitions Throughout London

Black Female Artists Are Headlining Exhibitions Throughout London

  MORE THAN A DOZEN EXHIBITIONS, most in and around London, are showcasing the work of black female artists this summer. Presented at museums, nonprofits, and commercial galleries, many of the shows are breaking new ground for the artists, who span generations. Faith Ringgold at Serpentine Galleries is making her European institutional solo debut and...
Next Week, the First U.S. Solo Museum Show of Turner Prize-Winning British Artist Lubaina Himid Opens in New York City

Next Week, the First U.S. Solo Museum Show of Turner Prize-Winning British Artist Lubaina Himid Opens in New York City

  THE NEW MUSEUM is presenting the first-ever U.S. solo museum show of British artist Lubaina Himid next week. The 2017 Turner Prize-winner, who describes herself as a painter and a social activist, is debuting an all-new body of work at the New York City museum. Opening June 26, “Lubain Himid: Work from Underneath” features...
Culture Type: The Year in Black Art 2017

Culture Type: The Year in Black Art 2017

POLITICS PAST AND PRESENT coursed through the art world in 2017. Issues of censorship and debates around who has the right to depict black bodies came to the fore. The biggest news stories, from White House machinations, gun violence, and immigration to the fate of Confederate monuments, racial division, and sexual harassment and assault revelations,...
Lubaina Himid, a Pioneer in the UK Black Arts Movement, Wins 2017 Turner Prize

Lubaina Himid, a Pioneer in the UK Black Arts Movement, Wins 2017 Turner Prize

  AFTER MUCH ANTICIPATION, the winner of Britain’s most prestigious art prize has been announced. Lubaina Himid, 63, was awarded the 2017 Turner Prize on Tuesday. Her selection is groundbreaking. She is the first black woman to get the prize and she is also the oldest artist to earn the honor, after a rule change...
Black British Painters Hurvin Anderson and Lubaina Himid Make Turner Prize Shortlist

Black British Painters Hurvin Anderson and Lubaina Himid Make Turner Prize Shortlist

Lubaina Himid, 2017. | Courtesy the Artist and Hollybush Gardens, Photo by Edmund Blok for Modern Art Oxford via Tate   TWO OF THE MOST INTERESTING PAINTERS working in Britain were recognized today. The shortlist for the Turner Prize was announced and Hurvin Anderson and Lubaina Himid are among the four artists selected for the...
January Exhibitions: Resolve to See More Art This Year

January Exhibitions: Resolve to See More Art This Year

  IF JANUARY IS ANY INDICATION, 2017 will present plenty of opportunities to see new work, new ideas, and learn more about the practices of a range of artists of African descent. This selection of exhibitions opening this month, features some of the most productive artists in the art world, others whose well-established practices are...