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FREE Michael Jackson 3D Poster 4th of July Weekend

FREE Michael Jackson 3D Poster 4th of July Weekend

Michael Jackson 3-D Lenticular PosterPaper: 26 1/2 x 18 1/2 Retail Price $35 FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE This 4th of July weekend. October Gallery ArtNic (Art Picnic) Saturday and Sunday July 3 and...

Paul Goodnight – Visual Artist

Paul Goodnight – Visual Artist

Paul Goodnight’s vibrant and emotional work has often been a reflection of his life–from the demons he faced during the Vietnam War to the time he was incarcerated “I’ve learned that art is making...

Cal Massey – Visual Artist

Cal Massey – Visual Artist

About the Artist:MOORESTOWN-Cal Massey said that the wonderful images that appear on his canvases come to him during his daily meditations. He jots them on notecards and stores them in a filing cabinet that...

Andrew Turner – Visual Artist

Andrew Turner – Visual Artist

Andrew Turner was born in l944 in Chester, Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of Temple University’s Tyler School of Art. Andrew’s work has been widely acclaimed, with many solo exhibitions and participation in group...

Benny Andrews – Visual Artist

Benny Andrews – Visual Artist

Born in 1930, one of 10 children in a Georgia farming family, Benny Andrews grew up desperately poor. After serving in the U.S. Air Force, he studied at the Art Institute of Chicago on...

The Association of African American Museums (AAAM)

The Association of African American Museums (AAAM)

The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) is a non-profit member organization established to support African and African American focus museums nationally and internationally, as well as the professionals who protect, preserve and interpret...

I’VE KNOWN RIVERS: PRESENTING AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS, CULTURE & HISTORY

I’VE KNOWN RIVERS: PRESENTING AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS, CULTURE & HISTORY

Hosted by the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, Pittsburgh, PA I’VE KNOWN RIVERS: PRESENTING AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS, CULTURE & HISTORY “I’ve known rivers, ancient as the world and older than the flow...

Pica Mertvago: "Langston Hughes" – Sculpture Other, 2001

Pica Mertvago: "Langston Hughes" – Sculpture Other, 2001

Sculpture offers me an opportunity to impose my aesthetic sense on the world around me, to give spontaneous expression to my feelings and ideas in a palpable three-dimensional form. The human figure is the...

Shinique Smith transforms piles of garments destined for export into eye– and thought–provoking installations

Shinique Smith transforms piles of garments destined for export into eye– and thought–provoking installations

Shinique Smith transforms piles of garments destined for export into eye– and thought–provoking installations by Barbara Pollack In an industrial building near the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Shinique Smith maintains an extremely tidy studio, with...

Pioneering Filmmaker Immortalized on Postage

Pioneering Filmmaker Immortalized on Postage

Film director, screenwriter, producer and distributor Oscar Micheaux, who illuminated the African-American experience through more than 40 feature films, was immortalized on a U.S. postage stamp today, taking his place as the 33rd person...

Michael Jackson Fans Will Moonwalk In Motion-Sensing Game

Michael Jackson Fans Will Moonwalk In Motion-Sensing Game

Gamers will have the opportunity to moonwalk alongside the King of Pop. Video game developer Ubisoft announced it would release a new dancing-and-singing game featuring Michael Jackson this holiday season. The as-yet-unnamed game will...

Ryman Arts’ 2010 Graduates Showcase Artwork at California African American Museum

Ryman Arts’ 2010 Graduates Showcase Artwork at California African American Museum

LOS ANGELES, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Sixth Annual Ryman Arts Student Art Exhibition is hosted by and now on display at the California African American Museum (CAAM) in Exposition Park. The Exhibition, which...

L. Londell McMillan Receives Reginald F. Lewis Foundation Award at Third Annual Gala Luncheon in East Hampton

L. Londell McMillan Receives Reginald F. Lewis Foundation Award at Third Annual Gala Luncheon in East Hampton

Entertainment Attorney and Entrepreneur to Receive Prestigious Business Award on Saturday, June 26 and Hosts JONES MAGAZINE SUMMER SOIREE to follow NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ — L. Londell McMillan, partner and co-head of...

Robert Shapazian dies at 67; founding director of Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills

Robert Shapazian dies at 67; founding director of Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills

The scholarly art dealer ran the blue-chip venue for a decade. He also was director of the Venice-based Lapis Press, which published fanciful, limited-edition artists’ books. Shapazian died of lung cancer Saturday at his...

Hampton University Museum

Hampton University Museum

Hampton University Museum Founded in 1868, the Hampton University Museum is the nation’s oldest African American museum. With galleries dedicated to African American, African, American Indian and Asian and Pacific art and artifacts, the...