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Latest News in Black Art: Thomas J. Price Joins Hauser & Wirth, Inaugural Recipients of $50K Latinx Artist Fellowship, New Monument to Ida B. Wells by Richard Hunt

Latest News in Black Art: Thomas J. Price Joins Hauser & Wirth, Inaugural Recipients of $50K Latinx Artist Fellowship, New Monument to Ida B. Wells by Richard Hunt

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Thomas J. Price’s sculptures depict contemporary, composite figures. The artist is a key voice in the conversation around Britain’s public sculptures, representation, perception, problematic histories, and the language of monumentalism. | Photo Courtesy Thomas J....
Contemporary Curated: Works by Kerry James Marshall and Barkley L. Hendricks Top Sotheby's Sale, New Auction Records for Titus Kaphar,  Romare Bearden, Simone Leigh

Contemporary Curated: Works by Kerry James Marshall and Barkley L. Hendricks Top Sotheby’s Sale, New Auction Records for Titus Kaphar, Romare Bearden, Simone Leigh

  WORKS BY AN ECLECTIC MIX of artists were offered at Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated auction on Oct. 2 in New York. Important figures from the second half of the 20th century were featured alongside today’s most critically recognized contemporary artists. Five African American artists were ranked among the 10 top-10 highest-priced works by Kerry James...
Culture Type: The Year in Black Art 2014

Culture Type: The Year in Black Art 2014

FROM THE DAK’ART BIENNIAL in Senegal, to the 1:54 art fair in London and Prospect.3 in New Orleans, 2014 was brimming with compelling exhibitions, innovative projects and well-deserved honors. Kara Walker’s sugar sphinx installation in Brooklyn was perhaps the most thought-provoking and buzzed about exhibition of the year; Chris Ofili’s “Night and Day” survey at...
Bartlett's Black Quotations: New Volume Features Insight from Artists

Bartlett’s Black Quotations: New Volume Features Insight from Artists

HAPPY 2014! WHAT BETTER WAY to plunge into the new year than to study the wise words of black artists past and present? After years of establishing itself as the chief purveyor of notable quotes and sayings, Bartlett’s recently published “Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations: 5,000 Years of Literature, Lyrics, Poems, Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs from Voices...