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Latest News in Black Art: New Weeksville CEO, Cranbrook Academy Investing $30 Million Gift in Student Diversity, Major Acquisitions at PAFA, Morgan Library, and High Museum

Latest News in Black Art: New Weeksville CEO, Cranbrook Academy Investing $30 Million Gift in Student Diversity, Major Acquisitions at PAFA, Morgan Library, and High Museum

  The following is a snapshot of the latest news in Black art:   Raymond Codrington. | Courtesy Weeksville Heritage Center   Appointments   Brooklyn’s Weeksville Heritage Center Names New CEO Raymond Codrington is joining Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn at CEO. The news was announced April 6. A cultural anthropologist, Codrington has served as...
PAFA Has Acquired a Confederate Flag. Artist Sonya Clark is 'Unraveling' it Nov. 4

PAFA Has Acquired a Confederate Flag. Artist Sonya Clark is ‘Unraveling’ it Nov. 4

In September, PAFA acquired “Unraveling” (2015-ongoing) by Sonya Clark for $17,000. The artist is deconstructing (or “unraveling”) the Confederate flag on Nov. 4. | Courtesy Sonya Clark   THE FATE OF CONFEDERATE STATUES in public spaces. NFL players taking a knee during the National Anthem. America’s complicated history with race and views about protest and...
Newark Museum Acquires Norman Lewis Painting Featured in Recently Opened PAFA Retrospective

Newark Museum Acquires Norman Lewis Painting Featured in Recently Opened PAFA Retrospective

  EIGHT DAYS BEFORE “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis” opened at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA), one of the large-scale canvases featured in the exhibition was acquired by the Newark Museum. The painting is one of the more striking on view in the Norman Lewis retrospective, a 1953 abstract on untreated canvas,...