Category: Art Education

Mathew Knowles: I’m Proud of Beyoncé

Mathew Knowles: I’m Proud of Beyoncé

By Derrick Bryson Taylor On Saturday, Beyoncé opened up about splitting ways with her former manager and father Mathew Knowles in her documentary, Life Is But a Dream. The pop icon explained that the...

PHENOMENALLYU PHOTO PHESTIVAL

PHENOMENALLYU PHOTO PHESTIVAL

The Phenomenally U Brand was conceptualized by Lacey C. Clark!, award-winning, Speaker, Author, Life Coach, filmmaker, educator and CEO of Sisters’ Sanctuary LLC. It was inspired by an interview with Lacey C. Clark! by...

Women of Color Conference – Spelman College

Women of Color Conference – Spelman College

The most successful leaders think strategically. They’ve skillfully mastered the art of building wealth, entrepreneurship and paying it forward. They’re powerful, critical-thinkers, with a drive for excellence in their professional and personal lives; and...

Fair Park Museum Dedicated To African-American Art, Culture, History

Fair Park Museum Dedicated To African-American Art, Culture, History

  DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – When the doors opened at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning, a group of seniors from Dallas’ Kiest Park Senior Center were hopping off a DART bus, heading for their first tour. Minnie...

Jacob Lawrence Used the Appropriate Language

Jacob Lawrence Used the Appropriate Language

“When the subject is strong, simplicity is the only way to treat it.”  – Jacob Lawrence Jacob Lawrence was an American painter best known for his portrayal of essential moments in African American history.  Influenced...

‘The Eve Of Jackie’: Chester Gregory Opens Up On New Jackie Wilson Show

‘The Eve Of Jackie’: Chester Gregory Opens Up On New Jackie Wilson Show

After stepping foot on the music scene in the late 1950s as a solo artist, Jackie Wilson forever changed the face of Pop Culture. The late music icon, known for his dynamic stage presence...

Ten lucky home decor trends for 2013

Ten lucky home decor trends for 2013

(BPT) – Despite its negative reputation, the number 13 doesn’t always have to be unlucky. Take these top 10 decor trends for 2013 from design experts, manufacturers and trend forecasters across the country. They’re...

2012 Henry Taylor – African American Artist Profile – W Magazine & New York Times

2012 Henry Taylor – African American Artist Profile – W Magazine & New York Times

Henry Taylor, who lives in Los Angeles, paints fast, loose and sensuously on canvases great and small. Portraiture is his work’s center of gravity. His subjects include friends, relatives, acquaintances from the art world...

New Philly Ink – Young printmakers at The Brandywine Workshop

New Philly Ink – Young printmakers at The Brandywine Workshop

By rachel heidenry February 28, 2013 The Brandywine Workshop clearly holds a special place in the Philadelphia art community. The organization has a long history of promoting emerging artists, engaging in institutional collaboration with...

Ela Area Library presentation celebrates Black History month

Ela Area Library presentation celebrates Black History month

BY BRIDGET O’SHEA | boshea@pioneerlocal.com Updated: February 28, 2013 5:00AM LAKE ZURICH — Local art historian Jeff Mishur shared his deep knowledge and appreciation for African American art and history during a program last...

The Truth About Using a White Girl in the ‘African Queen’ Fashion Shoot

The Truth About Using a White Girl in the ‘African Queen’ Fashion Shoot

Dodai Stewart  Numéro magazine has issued an apology of sorts for the African Queen editorial in the March 2013 issue, in which Ondria Hardin, a 16-year-old, blond-haired, blue-eyed model, was shot with her skin...

‘Ashes To Amen’ Exhibit At MOBIA Highlights African-Americans’ Connection To The Bible

‘Ashes To Amen’ Exhibit At MOBIA Highlights African-Americans’ Connection To The Bible

  NEW YORK (RNS) A new exhibit at New York’s Museum of Biblical Art makes one point clear and inescapable: Biblical narratives and imagery have been an underlining constant in the life of African-American...

Black Arts Movement (BAM)

Black Arts Movement (BAM)

“Liberation is impossible if we fail to see ourselves in more positive terms. For without a change of vision, we are slaves to the oppressor’s ideas and values –ideas and values that finally attack...

A Brief Guide to the Black Arts Movement

A Brief Guide to the Black Arts Movement

“Sometimes referred to as ‘the artistic sister of the Black Power Movement,’ the Black Arts Movement stands as the single most controversial moment in the history of African-American literature–possibly in American literature as a...

Feds issue warrant for Michael Jackson’s doctor over missing art from bankrupt estate

Feds issue warrant for Michael Jackson’s doctor over missing art from bankrupt estate

Dr. Arnold Klein removed treasure trove of art, authorities charge By Nancy Dillon / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Michael Jackson’s bankrupt dermatologist is a wanted man. Federal authorities have issued a warrant for Dr....