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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 FREEThis 4th of July weekend. October Gallery ArtNic (Art Picnic) Saturday and Sunday July 3 and 4,...

Transforming Tradition: The Pottery of Mata Ortíz 06/11/2010 – 08/29/2010

Transforming Tradition: The Pottery of Mata Ortíz 06/11/2010 – 08/29/2010

Discover a once-vanished ceramic tradition revived and transformed by Juan Quezada and the people of Mata Ortíz, Mexico. Come see how Quezada’s chance discovery of ceramic fragments inspired the rebirth of an ancient art...

Crystal Bridges Announces Landscape, Tapestry

Crystal Bridges Announces Landscape, Tapestry

BENTONVILLE, ARK.- A luminous 19th-century landscape and a contemporary tapestry that confronts viewers with Civil War-era racial violence, both by important african american artists, are the latest works announced by Crystal Bridges Museum of...

Jazz Art Auction Out of Tune

Jazz Art Auction Out of Tune

By Lauren Fedor New York auction house Swann Galleries brought in $390,000 from its Thursday sale of modern art influenced by jazz — but the sale itself may have given sellers the blues. Nearly...

Michael Jackson’s hometown and museum plans

Michael Jackson’s hometown and museum plans

Jackson’s hometown moves ahead with museum plans By KAREN HAWKINS (AP) – Jun 2, 2010 GARY, Ind. — Work could begin next year on a $300 million museum and arts center dedicated to Michael...

Sale Shines Light on Unheralded Art Legacy

Sale Shines Light on Unheralded Art Legacy

Lovers of art and music will unite this week at “Out of the Blue: Modern Art Jazz,” a sale at Swann Auction Galleries on East 25th Street. Thursday afternoon’s auction will feature 76 pieces...

El Anatsui: "When I Last Wrote to You About Africa"

El Anatsui: "When I Last Wrote to You About Africa"

El Anatsui: “When I Last Wrote to You About Africa” The Museum for African Art, New York (MfAA), announces a major retrospective of internationally renowned artist El Anatsui, which begins its North American tour...

North African Jewelry and Photography from the Xavier Guerrand-Hermes Collection

North African Jewelry and Photography from the Xavier Guerrand-Hermes Collection

Desert Jewels: North African Jewelry and Photography from the Xavier Guerrand-Hermes Collection For millennia North Africa, including the nations of Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya and Egypt, has served as a crossroads for the Middle...

Smithsonian Folklife Festival shines spotlight on Haitian…

Smithsonian Folklife Festival shines spotlight on Haitian…

By Jacqueline Trescott Washington Post Staff Writer When Richard Kurin heard about the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti last January, he was heartbroken. As point man for decades for the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, he...

The African American Imprint

The African American Imprint

National TV/radio talk show host Tavis Smiley presents a historical continuum of pivotal moments in courage, conviction and creativity that solidifies the undeniable imprint of African Americans across the nation and the world. A...