Black Artists at Art Basel

Black Artists at Art Basel

by The Root

As big as Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 (Dec. 5-8) is for Black artists, even bigger news out of Miami is the opening of the new Pérez… Read More

Artist Barbara Chase-Riboud:<br />
World Citizen [PHOTOS]<br />

Artist Barbara Chase-Riboud:
World Citizen [PHOTOS]

The cover of the April 1958 issue of EBONY featured a photograph of a teenager studying art at the American Academy in Rome—the… Read More

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Banksy Bombs NY (and NY Strikes Back)

by Michael A. Gonzales

Back in the 1970s when graffiti was young, most New York City artists (who actually referred to themselves as writers) just wanted… Read More

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James Baldwin, America's Greatest Writer?

by The Atlantic

Much of Baldwin's writing is roughly contemporaneous with the Civil Rights movement, but he seems to share none of its hope… Read More

Misty Copeland inspires Project Plié

American Ballet Theatre Launches Project Plié

by Huffington Post

Misty Copeland was discovered by a combination of luck, talent and being in the right place at the right moment. One afternoon while… Read More

Jean-Michel Basquiat:<br />
Why He Mattered

Jean-Michel Basquiat:
Why He Mattered

As the premiere Black painter of the late 20th century, Jean-Michel Basquiat came to prominence in the art world during the… Read More

[ENOUGH] Can Art Reduce Neighborhood Violence?

[ENOUGH] Can Art Reduce Neighborhood Violence?

After spending a week in the unseasonably hot sun, international artist Charles Jean-Pierre still manages to set up a 3-story scaffolding… Read More

Motown to Def Jam Exhibition Celebrates African-American Music Appreciation Month [PHOTOS]

Motown to Def Jam Exhibition Celebrates African-American Music Appreciation Month [PHOTOS]

ArtCrawl Harlem™ and Souleo Enterprises will present Motown to Def Jam - a multi-gallery visual art exhibition celebrating… Read More

The Anxious Life: A Rare Look at Black Women and Combat PTSD

The Anxious Life: A Rare Look at Black Women and Combat PTSD

by Tiffany E. Browne

Her smile is bright and accented with a purple hue across her lips. Her doe eyes light up as she talks about the excitement mounting since her photographs… Read More

Street Artist Schools Men on the Dangers of Catcalling

Street Artist Schools Men on the Dangers of Catcalling

by Jo Nubian

We have to continually discuss street harassment because it is an issue that plagues the lives of women all over the world, still, in 2013. … Read More

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