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From California to Chicago, Tennessee to Maine, 15 of Summer's Best Museum Exhibitions Remain on View This Fall

From California to Chicago, Tennessee to Maine, 15 of Summer’s Best Museum Exhibitions Remain on View This Fall

  A BROAD SELECTION of exhibitions opened at art museums throughout the United States over the summer months. A great number of these shows remain on view, some through September, others further into the fall and beyond. Major traveling exhibitions of Bob Thompson, Joseph Yoakum, and Alma Thomas are underway. The first solo museum exhibitions...
Latest News in Black Art: Collective Black Obsidian Sound System (BOSS) Makes Turner Prize Shortlist, New Representation for Artists Lonnie Holley and Nekisha Durrett

Latest News in Black Art: Collective Black Obsidian Sound System (BOSS) Makes Turner Prize Shortlist, New Representation for Artists Lonnie Holley and Nekisha Durrett

  Latest News in Black Art features regular updates of news and developments in the world of art and related culture   Atlanta-based artist and musician Lonnie Holley is now represented by Blum & Poe. | Photo lonnieholley.com   Representation Artist and musician, Lonnie Holley has joined Blum & Poe gallery, which has locations in...
History Makers: 10 African American Firsts in Modern and Contemporary Art Continue to Resonate Today

History Makers: 10 African American Firsts in Modern and Contemporary Art Continue to Resonate Today

  THE LIST OF HISTORY-MAKING firsts and groundbreaking achievements made by African American artists, and more recently curators, is endless, spanning probably as early as the 17th century to the present. The following briefly captures 10 milestones and a corresponding “where are they now” look at each of these important figures.   ALMA THOMAS with...
National Gallery Curators Explain How Corcoran Works Will Enhance Collection

National Gallery Curators Explain How Corcoran Works Will Enhance Collection

  THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART (NGA) recently expanded its holdings of African American art by 40 percent through acquisitions from the Corcoran Gallery of Art. For the first time, NGA owns works by Aaron Douglas, William Edmondson, Gordon Parks, Noah Purifoy and Betye Saar, among others. The historic announcement came last month when NGA...