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G. Caliman Coxe, African-American abstract artist

G. Caliman Coxe, African-American abstract artist

  Keeping up with Payne Fine Arts Warren Payne For four decades G. (Gloucester) Caliman Coxe (1907-1999) was the dean of African-American artists in Louisville, Kentucky,  an art scene in the 1950s and ‘60s...

Friends of African-American Art and Culture Celebrates Successful Inaugural Year

Friends of African-American Art and Culture Celebrates Successful Inaugural Year

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Museum of Art membership affiliate group, Friends of African-American Art and Culture (FAAAC) celebrates its first anniversary at an annual meeting on Tuesday, March 12 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting...

image of Sir Charles, Alias Willie Harris 	Barkley Leonnard Hendricks (artist)

image of Sir Charles, Alias Willie Harris Barkley Leonnard Hendricks (artist)

Barkley Leonnard Hendricks (artist) American, born 1945 Sir Charles, Alias Willie Harris, 1972 oil on canvas overall: 213.6 x 182.9 cm (84 1/8 x 72 in.) William C. Whitney Foundation Sir Charles, Alias Willie...

A Renaissance Man in Teaneck, NJ

A Renaissance Man in Teaneck, NJ

Danielle M. Bennett Moses Groves was not always an artist. As a bass, baritone, and second tenor, he recorded with his group, Little Jimmy and The Tops, their hit singles, “Puppy Love” and “Say...

George Lucas’ next act? Opening an art museum

George Lucas’ next act? Opening an art museum

  by Erin Strecker George Lucas may not be directing the new Star Wars movies, but he’s still found ways to occupy his time. In an interview with CBS This Morning today, Lucas took...

Blonde Beyonce: Bey Debuts A New Look For ‘Mrs. Carter Show World Tour’ Promo

Blonde Beyonce: Bey Debuts A New Look For ‘Mrs. Carter Show World Tour’ Promo

Beyonce surprised fans on Tuesday evening when she posted a new promo for her upcoming Mrs. Carter Show World Tour. In the Pepsi-branded poster, four leggy Beyonces are shown with long platinum blonde locks...

Willie Cole (artist)

Willie Cole (artist)

Willie Cole (artist) American, born 1955 Domestic ID, V, 1992 steam-iron scorches with graphite on paper mounted in window frame framed: 46.4 x 116.8 cm (18 1/4 x 46 in.) sheet (sight): 37.5 x...

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...

African Fashion And Culture Celebrated With Diesel+EDUN Collaboration (VIDEO)

African Fashion And Culture Celebrated With Diesel+EDUN Collaboration (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post  |  By Julee Wilson Africa is slowly but surely making its presence in the world fashion. The continent has provided endless inspiration for designers, celebrities and virtually anyone who has come...

NEWARK: Fatimah Tuggar

NEWARK: Fatimah Tuggar

  In/Visible Seams February 6 – May 12, 2013 Artist Talk: March 5, 2013, 5pm UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE MECHANICAL HALL GALLERY 30 North College Avenue Newark, DE In/Visible Seams brings together a selection of...

At Baha Mar, Planning for an Art Renaissance

At Baha Mar, Planning for an Art Renaissance

  by Kara Cutruzzula It would be easy to revel in the Dionysian pleasures the Bahamas have on offer (conch fritters and rum concoctions are only a few), but as the commonwealth enters its...

HOMECOMING: African American Family History in Georgia

HOMECOMING: African American Family History in Georgia

February 3 – April 28, 2013 On Loan from the Auburn Avenue Research Library This exhibition documents and pays homage to an incredible achievement – the survival of kinship ties and family pride among...

SAN FRANCISCO: Kehinde Wiley

SAN FRANCISCO: Kehinde Wiley

February 14–May 27, 2013 CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM 736 Mission Street (Between 3rd and 4th Streets) San Francisco, CA The first major exhibition in San Francisco featuring this nationally–known African American artist The Contemporary Jewish...

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...

Rio de Janeiro: Corcovado, Christ the Redeemer statue

Rio de Janeiro: Corcovado, Christ the Redeemer statue

About the Christ Redeemer Statue Towering over Rio de Janeiro, the Christ Redeemer statue is 125 feet (38 m) tall, including the pedestal. The pedestal contains a chapel large enough for 150 worshipers. The...