Category Archives: Art

Kara Walker

Kara Walker. You either love her work. Hate her work. Or, love to hate her work.  Known for her large-scale silhouettes, that quite literally fill a room, Ms. Walker was named a MacArthur Fellow in 1997 when she was 28 … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Tagged | 2 Comments

Carrie Mae Weems LIVE: Past Tense/Future Perfect – April 25-27, 2014

This weekend at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, photographer, Carrie Mae Weems “hosts an all-star cast for a weekend of programs focusing on contemporary cultural production in the areas of dance, film, literature, music, theater, and visual art. … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Events | Tagged | Leave a comment

Exhibit | Malcolm X: A Search for Truth

Malcolm X: A Search for Truth is  on view at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture through January 7, 2012.  The exhibit is a reprise of the 2005 Malcolm X: A Search for Truth.  The 2011 brochure provides … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Leave a comment

Exhibit | Romare Bearden: The Soul of Blackness – A Centennial Tribute

As mentioned on April 2 and June 9, 2011 is Romare Bearden’s centennial birth year.  Another exhibit has opened to honor his magnificent work.   Romare Bearden: The Soul of Blackness – A Centennial Tribute  is on view at the … Continue reading

Posted in Art | 2 Comments

Exhibit | From Process to Print: Graphic Works by Romare Bearden

From Process to Print: Graphic Works by Romare Bearden is on view at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco through July 3, 2011.  As mentioned in an  April post, this year is the centennial of Bearden’s birth. … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Exhibitions | Leave a comment

Exhibit | Mixing Metaphors: The Aesthetic, the Social and the Political in African American Art

Thanks to Shauna for letting me know about this exhibit currently on view at the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta, GA.  The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum is part of the Presidential Library system which is administered by … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Exhibitions | 1 Comment

Upcoming Exhibit | Radcliffe Bailey: Memory as Medicine

Radcliffe Bailey: Memory as Medicine is organized by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia.  The press release states, the exhibit will be the “…most comprehensive presentation of works by Atlanta-based Bailey to date…[and]…will highlight [Bailey’s] experimentation with diverse … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Exhibitions | Leave a comment