Category Archives: Exhibitions

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

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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

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Exhibit | Lorna Simpson: Gathered

Lorna Simpson: Gathered, on view at Brooklyn Museum, “…presents works that explore [the] Brooklyn-born artist’s interest in the interplay between fact and fiction, identity and history. Through works that incorporate hundreds of original and found vintage photographs of African Americans that she … Continue reading

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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

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Happy Birthday Stone Center Library Guide to the Web!

In the mid 1990s while working at a university, I compiled my first list of “African American Internet Resources.”  At my next job, I continued to add to the list.  By the early 2000s, a static web page was no … Continue reading

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America’s Best Weekly: A Century of The Pittsburgh Courier

America’s Best Weekly: A Century of The Pittsburgh Courier is currently on view at the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, PA.  The exhibit chronicles and celebrates 1oo years of the African American newspaper.  Samuel Black, Curator of African … Continue reading

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Portrait & Text: African American Artists of Dance, Music, & the Written Word

Portrait & Text:  African American Artists of Dance, Music, & the Written Word is currently on view in the Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library (MARBL) on the campus of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.  Curated by Kelly Erby and … Continue reading

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