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Culture Type: The 18 Best Black Art Books of 2022

Culture Type: The 18 Best Black Art Books of 2022

  The Best Black Art Books of 2022 explore the work of El Anatsui, Firelei Báez, Richard Hunt, Marilyn Nance, Henry Taylor, Black potters, Haitian artists, and more   TWO NEW BOOKS harken back nearly 50 years exploring profound moments in Black art history. Published on the occasion of a major exhibition at the Museum...
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Appoints Allison Glenn Senior Curator and Director of Public Art

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Appoints Allison Glenn Senior Curator and Director of Public Art

THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM HOUSTON (CAMH) announced a major appointment a few days ago. Allison Glenn is joining the museum as senior curator and director of public art. Glenn will lead the non-collecting museum’s exhibition programming, public art projects, and artist’s initiatives, and provide senior leadership for the curatorial team. She comes to the Contemporary...
Speed Art Museum Acquires Bob Thompson Painting, a Self-Portrait of the Louisville Native

Speed Art Museum Acquires Bob Thompson Painting, a Self-Portrait of the Louisville Native

Bob Thompson, 1964 | Smithsonian Archives of American Art   1960 WAS A PIVOTAL YEAR for Bob Thompson (1937-1966). He had his first solo exhibition at the Delancey Street Museum on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The same year, he made a rare self-portrait, depicting himself in his Clinton Street studio surrounded by his...