Japanese art (Video)

Supakitch and Koralie started off as two street artists in France until they found each other and united. The artist couple creates work consisting of many different materials and layers, which are heavily influenced by Japanese art and animation. Most of Supakitch & Koralie’s work can be seen on streets and on large indoor walls. …

What in the Weekend with Nikki Woods

Tonya Pendleton, BlackAmericaWeb.com, and Nikki Woods, The Tom Joyner Morning Show Thursday, November 8, 2012 Baby, it’s cold outside, if you live in the parts of the country where winter is finally in full swing. But there’s lots to warm you up. R. Kelly is on tour, as are Joe and the recently released from …

‘Cloud Atlas’ Flops While ‘Argo’ Reaches Number One At The Weekend Box Office

With a $100 million budget, “Cloud Atlas” was banking on box office success. If this weekend is any indication, it’s going to be a slow process making that $100 million back. The movie, which stars Tom Hanks and Halle Berry, made $9.4 million this weekend across 2,008 theaters, bringing it to the number three spot. …

Holst + Lee Comes Colorful With Made-To-Order Rope Jewelry (Browse The Bright Bracelets & Necklaces)

  Holst + Lee is a New York City based jewelry brand started by Southern designers Natalie Holst and Rochelle Lee. Each statement necklace and bracelet is made-to-order and features fabric, beads, crystal rhinestones and magnetic closures. The one-of-a-kind pieces have been featured in InStyle, Seventeen, Elle and New York Magazine just to name a …

Small but Sumptuous: The Watercolors of Romare Bearden

Color is indispensable for realizing pictorial space in all its variety; it is key to Romare Bearden’s watercolors. “City Lights” assembles 18 radiant Manhattan views, almost all painted between 1979 and 1980. Many are from a series of cityscapes commissioned for the opening credits of John Cassavetes’s 1980 film “Gloria.” Born in Charlotte, N.C., Bearden …

Driven to Showcase America’s Best Black Art

For decades Roy S. Roberts, a 40-year veteran of the automotive industry and former General Motors group president and his wife, Maureen, have shown their love for African-American art and culture with their philanthropy.   This May, in turn, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), the only encyclopedic fine arts museum in the world with …

  Gabrielle Monique Union was born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1972, the middle child in a family of three daughters. She is the daughter of Theresa (née Glass), a former dancer, social worker, and phone company manager, and Sylvester C. Union, an AT&T manager and military sergeant. Union’s early childhood years were spent as part …

Marco Brambilla’s ‘Creation (Megaplex)’ Finishes Off Spectacular Triptych Of Cinema Overload

The Huffington Post  | By Priscilla Frank Posted: 10/26/2012 6:13 pm EDT Updated: 10/26/2012 6:13 pm EDT If you thought Hieronymus Bosch‘s works were image overdoses, imagine the film adaptation. That’s pretty much the impression we get of Marco Brambilla‘s trilogy of 3D video collages; it’s a delicious sensory overload revealing the entire story of …

A Preview of Kanye West’s ‘Power’: ‘Apocalyptic in a Very Personal Way’

When you’ve had the kind of 2009 that Kanye West endured, only to return the following year to promote your new album, how do you organize your charm offensive to tell your audience you’re not the same person you used to be? If you’re Mr. West, you start by making appearances at the offices of …

‘Romnesia’: Obama Coins Mitt Romney ‘Condition’ (VIDEO)

FAIRFAX, Va. — At a misty rally designed to gin up enthusiasm among women voters, President Barack Obama’s strongest riff was a mockery of Mitt Romney’s effort to showcase a more moderate front, coining the tactical shift as a case of “Romnesia.” From his remarks midday Friday on the campus of George Mason University: We …