Steve R. Allen: Int’l Artist Launches Multi-Million HBCU Gifting Initiative

In a move to demand equity in the business of Art for Black people, renowned international Artist Steve R. Allen is...

Ida B. Wells: Sculpture Honoring Trailblazer Unveiled in Chicago

(Chicago - June 30) - The Windy City is buzzing with news a public sculpture of iconic women's rights activist and...

Artist Shanequa Gay’s Immersive Ode to West End Extended

Atlanta, GA - Artist Shanequa Gay’s immersive, site-specific exhibition LIT WITHOUT SHERMAN celebrates Atlanta’s historic West End neighborhood. Integrating a mix...

Black Comic Book Festival: More than 5000 People Attend

  The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture hosted the 5th Annual Black Comic Book Festival Jan 14-15. The two-day, Harlem-based festival was...

‘Born For This: The BeBe Winans Story’ Premieres in Atlanta

Gospel music recording artist BeBe Winans thought his dear friend, music legend Roberta Flack, was crazy to randomly suggest via phone...

Director David LaChapelle: Talks Art and ‘RIZE’

David LaChapelle creates stunning visuals that are filled with extremely vibrant colors and emphasizes appreciating the body's physical form. For three...

Photographer Jonathan Mannion ‘Covers’ Hip-Hop

In two-plus decades, Jonathan Mannion has built a solid reputation as the gold standard for hip-hop photography. The photographer born and...

Afrofuturist Art: 5 Artists You Should Know

The curators at Empress Life have compiled a list of Afrofuturist Artists you should know. The author writes: "Afrofuturist art not only conveys...

Thelma Golden: Wins 2016 Bard Curatorial Award

Hilarie M. Sheets of the New York Times is reporting that Thelma Golden, the director and chief curator of the...

Dr. Kirsten Pai Buick Earns 11th Driskell Prize

Touring the High Museum of Art with veteran artist, educator and historian Dr. David C. Driskell was a dream come true...

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