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Latest News in African American Art: Nina Simone Home Declared National Treasure, Exhibition Labels Note Ties to Slavery, Sondra Perry Wins Toby Prize & More

Latest News in African American Art: Nina Simone Home Declared National Treasure, Exhibition Labels Note Ties to Slavery, Sondra Perry Wins Toby Prize & More

When Nina Simone’s childhood home was in danger of demolition, four prominent artists bought it for $95,000.   The following review of the past week or so presents a snapshot of the latest news in African American art and related culture:   NEWS Artists Adam Pendleton, Ellen Gallagher, Rashid Johnson, and Julie Mehretu came together...
Sondra Perry Wins 2017 Gwendolyn Knight and Jacob Lawrence Prize

Sondra Perry Wins 2017 Gwendolyn Knight and Jacob Lawrence Prize

  FOR THE FIRST TIME in its short history, the Gwendolyn Knight and Jacob Lawrence Prize has been awarded to a video artist. The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) announced Sondra Perry is the winner of the 2017 prize. Based in New Jersey, Perry’s unique practice explores abstraction and representation through video, computer-based media, and performance....