Sugar Shack NEW VERSION 2021 by Ernie Barnes

Price: $350  NOW $125  in store ONLY!. Offset Lithograph/Open edition Unsigned Image size: 24.375″ x 32.50″ Paper size: 27.375″ x 35.50″ NOTE: In 2021 a New Version of Sugar Shack was released by the Ernie Barnes Estate without the Marvin Gaye Banner. This is the current Sugar Shack we are selling now. Barnes created the …

Connecting People With Art : African American Art by Evelyn and Mercer Redcross – SOFT COVER BOOK

Price:  $545 The Book Itself  Not Digital.   This book is currently out of print. We have only a few left. Soft cover only. Book Description: 502 Page Coffee Table Art Book This book is a written account of what October Gallery (OG) means to us. We attempted to unfold the saga of how OG evolved …

Top 7 Tips for Investing in Art

By Judy Martel, Bankrate.com Art can be a tempting investment, with its creative mystique and potential for soaring values. Attending glittering events such as the annual Art Basel Miami Beach, a four-day, celebrity-studded event representing more than 2,000 contemporary artists, makes it that much harder to resist. Whether your tastes are classic or avant-garde, art …

The Art of Woodrow Nash

Born in the late 40’s in Akron, Ohio, Woodrow Nash is the product of sanctified churches, 1950’s television images, and black inner city neighborhood schools run by predominantly white middle-class educators. The young student immersed himself in art during an era when artists sought nothing less than old-fashioned honesty in their imagery. As a freelance artist, …

Empress of the Blues by Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden was born in 1911 in Charlotte, N.C. Romare Bearden lived at various times in Saskatchewan and Pittsburgh. Bearden attended Boston University and New York University. Later, he studied with the German expatriate George Grosz at the Art Students’ League. His first job, in 1938, was as a caseworker with the New York City …

Friends of African and African American Art Celebrate 50 Years At DIA

DETROIT, MI – Where were you during the summer of 1962? ‘…The Friends of African and African Art (originally-African Art Gallery Committee) formed a committee to acquire art to establish a new gallery dedicated to the traditional art of Africa. This is one of the oldest auxiliary groups at the DIA. Its mission is to …

Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African American Art

Published on Nov 2, 2012 Larry and Brenda Thompson have amassed a remarkable collection of art by African Americans from around the nation. In 2009, the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland organized this exhibition from the Thompsons’ collection. In 2011, it helped open the remodeled and expanded Georgia Museum of Art, …

‘Blackboard Wars’ Season Finale: Art Saves Homeless Teen Allen Lefort’s Life (VIDEO)

By OWN Life in New Orleans is rough. Eighteen-year-old John McDonogh High School student Allen Lefort ended up homeless after a series of struggles — his father’s overdose and his brother’s death among them. In this clip from the season finale of “Blackboard Wars,” Lefort, after a suicide attempt and an intervention from school principal …

Jackie Robinson Story HD (Video)

The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. movieclips “movie clips” movieclipstrailers “new trailers” “trailers HD” hd trailers movieclipsDOTcom “brooklyn dodgers” “branch rickey” baseball “jackie robinson” baseball sports history drama “african american” bat ball pitcher runner catcher warner bros biopic inspirational …

Jackie Robinson movie ‘42’ is a boon to Negro Leagues museum

By SAM MELLINGER The Kansas City Star The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum has done so many things. Seen so much. They have been hosts to presidents. They have welcomed Hall of Famers. They’ve received checks from baseball stars (though not enough of them), they’ve thrown black-tie galas, and they’ve sung along with The Temptations. They …

Jackie Robinson’s Brooklyn: Tracing A Legend’s Life In The Former Home Of The Dodgers

By BETH J. HARPAZ NEW YORK — With the movie “42” bringing the Jackie Robinson story to a new generation, fans young and old may be inspired to visit some of the places in Brooklyn connected to the African-American athlete who integrated Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. In Coney …

Jackie Robinson and the Press

Christopher Lamb Professor of Journalism, University of Indiana-Indianapolis When Jackie Robinson took the field for the first time in a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform, he shattered baseball’s color barrier. But more than that, he confronted racial discrimination in America, giving millions of blacks hope for equality not only in sports but in jobs, housing and education. …