The Culture List: Your weekend guide to what’s happening in the world of art, music, film, and literature.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art just got an incredible addition. Businesswoman and "activist collector" Pamela J. Joyner gifted the institution with 31 paintings, sculptures, and drawings by 20 American artists. Joyner told ArtNet that the pieces given from her and her husband's personal collection were “virtually exclusively of artists born prior to 1930 and is meant to help fill gaps in that earlier history, and also to serve as a catalyst to encourage SFMOMA and its patrons to continue the good work that has been done to date." via ArtNet
Will you be in Paris this September? If so, you may want to head to Avenue Matignon where Mariane Ibrahim is opening up her second gallery with an inaugural group show. The young curator plans to continue showcasing artists of the African diaspora in a place she once called home having lived in France before coming to the States. via ArtNews
For Women's History Month AFROPUNK wanted to remind the kids that Black women were and still are at the forefront of punk music. As such, they created a Spotify playlist called Mixtape #75: Grrrls to the Front with tracks from Big Joanie, Skinny Girl Diet, the Nova Twins and more. via AFROPUNK
While Vanessa Endeley is a new contestant on Britain's The Next Big Thing, she's been working on her documentary series Working Women since 2019. The ongoing project shares the stories of sex workers in Nigeria and their interactions with predatory law enforcment officers — highlighing the insedious system of sexual exploitation in Nigeria. via VanessaEndeley.com