Why is African American art having a moment? The reasons are as varied as the art itself
Hank Willis Thomas answered his mobile phone, but he couldn’t talk just then. He was in Brussels, at…
African American Art Dealers Respond to Recent NY Times Article : Why have There Been No Great...
African American Art Dealers Respond to Recent NY Times Article: Why have There Been No Great Black Art Dealers? In this installment of BAIA Talks, Najee Dorsey calls 5 established African American…
Collecting African American Art After 20 Years: An Interview with Author Halima Taha
This was the first book to validate collecting painting, photography and prints by African American artists as a viable asset and commodity
The art of the deal: African American showcase accepts strict rules for return to Morris gallery
Patrons visiting Art in the Atrium, January 2018. Photo by Kevin Coughlin By A censored art show is better than no art show at all That was the decision reached by Art in the Atrium Inc. , a prestigious showcase of African American art that exhibited for more than a quarter century in the Atrium Gallery of the Morris County Administration and Records Building in Morristown. Viki Craig at Art in the Atrium, January 2018. Photo by Kevin Coughlin County officials last year…
How 13 migrations of African-Americans changed the nation
Schomburg Center historians track the movement of blacks from the transatlantic slave trade to the current immigration of Africans and Caribbeans.
African American Library celebrates 10 years
African American Library at the Gregrory School Houston
How the African American History Museum Is Curating "Black Lives Matter"
Photographs, posters and other artifacts documenting the protests find a home at the new Smithsonian museum
New mobile guide highlights ‘hidden gems’ of SC’s African-American history
In 1936, the Green Book guided African-American travelers to safe harbors and welcoming establishments across the United States. Now, the Green Book of
Seattle artist inspiring African Americans to open 100 new businesses
Draze is hoping to inspire 100 new businesses in Seattle, while encouraging the public to spend their money in existing African-American owned companies.
Yale Finding Aid Database : Guide to Photographs of Prominent African Americans
Dates Summary Photographs drawn from various collections in the James Weldon Johnson Collection. The collection includes predominantly images of prominent African American writers, cultural leaders, and entertainers, as well as photographs by important African American photographers. A small number of images document people and places outside the United States. The collection forms a visual record of artists, writers, actors, musicians, and politicians active chiefly in the…
Gripping photos show what life was really like for African-Americans in the ’50s
When photography first emerged in the mid-1800s, few embraced the medium with as much fervor as the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who sat for his portrait a whopping 160 times. And the most phot…
Roots 101 African American Museum coming to downtown Louisville
360 video: How these 3 African American businesses survived decades of turmoil
Fifty-one years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and the ensuing D.C. riots, three black-owned businesses that have weathered decades-long hurdles offer a small glimpse into the tight-knit community and bustling neighborhood as it once stood.
Historic Landmark Collection Celebrating 100 Years of African-American Cinema Goes On Sale
SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco Art Exchange LLC (SFAE) is pleased and proud to announce...
How Enslaved Africans Influenced American Diet
Historians tell how soul food came to be part of the American diet.
How the look of the 20th century came from Chicago and its African-American designers. Have a 7UP?
African-American designers in Chicago and Goldsholl Design Associates are showcased in two current exhibitions: "African American Designers in Chicago: Art, Commerce, and the Politics of Race" at the Cultural Center. And "Up is Down" at the Block Museum.
What's driving the growing interest in African art?
As exhibitions abound and a game-changing new museum gets ready to open in South Africa, the market looks set to follow
Feb. 10-May 15: African American art
'Blue and Black: African Rainbow' exhibition set at Mechanical Hall Gallery
Something to Say: The McNay Presents 100 Years of African American Art
The McNay Art Museum is a modern art museum in San Antonio specializes in 19th- and 20th-century European and American art. Plan your trip here.
‘Selma’ Wins Top Honors From African-American Film Critics
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay and her Martin Luther King Jr drama Selma took home top honors from the African-American Film Critics Association, which awarded Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (David O…