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How a Brooklyn Artist Is Making Black Women Her Focus

Through her Essential Workers series, Aya Brown, 24, has shined a spotlight on the Black women in New York who work in hospitals, schools and retail.
Tags: Art, New York, News, New York City, Hospitals, Brooklyn, Museums, Black People, Brown, Women and Girls, Brooklyn (NYC, LaBouvier, Chaedria, Aya (1995-


Works for the Now, by Queer Artists of Color

Pride Month may have come to a close, but the wide-ranging pieces shown here have staying power.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, Williams, Black People, Smith, Abney, Xu, Quarles, Devan, Race and Ethnicity, Nina Chanel (1982-, Sable Elyse, Shimoyama, Christina (1985-, D'Angelo Lovell


A Public Art Project Devoted to Dismantling Racism at Every Level

With “Amends,” the artists Nick Cave and Bob Faust have created a multipronged platform for self-scrutiny and, they hope, lasting change.
Tags: Art, News, Black People, Bob, Nick Cave, Ill, Black Lives Matter Movement, Faust, Race and Ethnicity, Arts Venue, Facility (Chicago, Bob Faust


‘Through Art, I Hope That We Can Make One Tulsa’

Talking with two organizers of the movement to reclaim the long-ignored history of Black Wall Street and the Greenwood district’s achievements.
Tags: Art, News, Black People, Tulsa, Greenwood, Wortham, Tulsa (Okla, Jerica, Lansana, Quraysh Ali


Disputed African Artifacts Sell at Auction

A Princeton art history professor said the figures were stolen and called on Christie’s to halt the sale, but it went ahead in Paris on Monday.
Tags: Art, News, Nigeria, Paris, Christie's, Black People, Princeton, Christie, Chika, Paris (France, Arts and Antiquities Looting, Republic of Biafra, Quai Branly Museum, Okeke-Agulu


Five Art Accounts to Follow on Instagram Now

Tracking contentious statues, a journal devoted to Pan-African culture, fashion designers who geek out on art and politics: Here are the Instagram accounts that brighten our art critic’s daily feed.
Tags: Art, News, Instagram, Social Media, PA, Black People, Black Lives Matter Movement, Ken, Willy, Lum, Farber, Lynette, Instagram Now, Philadelphia (Pa, Monuments and Memorials (Structures, Instagram Inc


Upheaval Over Race Reaches Met Museum After Curator’s Instagram Post

The post by a longtime department chairman, saying monuments should be protected from “zealots,” prompted staff charges that the museum fosters “a culture of systemic racism.”
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Black People, Discrimination, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Black Lives Matter Movement, Keith, Alexandre, Instagram Post, Lenoir, Christiansen, Monuments and Memorials (Structures


Basketball and Barkley Hendricks: The Lesser Known Work of an Influential Artist

A digital exhibition at the Jack Shainman Gallery in New York includes several never-before-seen works by Hendricks relating to his love of the sport.
Tags: Art, New York, News, Gallery, Basketball, Black People, Jack, Hendricks, Jack Shainman Gallery, Barkley L, Shainman, Barkley Hendricks


Curators Urge Guggenheim to Fix Culture That ‘Enables Racism’

A letter to the director, signed by “The Curatorial Department,” outlines steps the museum should take to diversify its staff, board and exhibitions.
Tags: Art, News, Museum, Museums, Black People, Discrimination, Nancy, Guggenheim, Armstrong, Therrien, Spector, Race and Ethnicity, Solomon R, Richard (1949-, Troy Conrad, The Curatorial Department


When Luxury Stores Decorate Their Riot Barricades With Protest Art

Upscale companies have been commissioning art for their boarded-up stores in response to the Black Lives Matter protests. The efforts ring hollow.
Tags: Art, News, New York City, Black People, Police Brutality, Black Lives Matter, Graffiti, Black Lives Matter Movement, Murals, Misconduct and Shootings, Shutdowns (Institutional, Looting (Crime, George Floyd Protests (2020


When Luxury Brands Pretend That ‘Protest Art’ Is Enough

Upscale companies have been commissioning art for their boarded-up stores in response to the Black Lives Matter protests. The efforts ring hollow.
Tags: Art, News, New York City, Black People, Police Brutality, Black Lives Matter, Graffiti, Black Lives Matter Movement, Murals, Misconduct and Shootings, Shutdowns (Institutional, Looting (Crime, George Floyd Protests (2020


Op-Art: See the Sin

A sketch from an artist known for his critical articulations of blackness, abstraction and the avant-garde.
Tags: Art, News, Black People, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Black Lives Matter Movement, Race and Ethnicity


Elizabeth Alexander on the Spectacle of ‘Black Bodies in Pain’

The writer reflects on her seminal Rodney King essay, the George Floyd killing and how the videos of police brutality exacerbate black grief.
Tags: Art, News, Black People, Police Brutality, New Yorker, Alexander, Black Lives Matter Movement, Elizabeth Alexander, Rodney King, Downloads and Streaming, Video Recordings, Misconduct and Shootings, Race and Ethnicity, Lynching, Elizabeth (1962-, George Floyd


What It Takes to Raise a Black Woman Up

The artist Ayana Evans has been making grueling, yet nuanced performances using her own body to help audiences understand what black women often face.
Tags: Art, News, Black People, Discrimination, Performance art, Women's Rights, Women and Girls, Ayana Evans


How to Celebrate Juneteenth in N.Y.C.

The virtual events include a poetry performance, meditations, discussions, music and more.
Tags: Art, News, New York City, Black People, Juneteenth, Slavery (Historical, Holidays and Special Occasions, Prison Escapes, George Floyd Protests (2020


We Need to Stop Measuring Black Lives by Their Whiteness

When a plea for mutual understanding went viral, it also revealed the limits of America’s racial imagination.
Tags: Art, News, America, Black People, Black Lives Matter Movement, Downloads and Streaming, Video Recordings, Race and Ethnicity, George Floyd Protests (2020


The Statues Were Toppled. What Happens to Them Now?

What city leaders, museum officials and historians decide will have implications for how we remember the history the statues were designed to represent, as well as our current moment.
Tags: Art, England, News, United States, Museums, Black People, Columbus, Demonstrations, Ghana, Taco, Rijksmuseum, Black Lives Matter Movement, Lee, Christopher, Locke, Guido


When Pyer Moss Brought Police Brutality to the Runway

An oral history of the 2015 show, which resulted in death threats to Kerby Jean-Raymond, but solidified him as a powerful new voice in fashion.
Tags: Art, News, Black People, Police Brutality, Discrimination, Murders, Black Lives Matter Movement, New York Fashion Week, Kerby Jean Raymond, Kerby, Fashion and apparel, Downloads and Streaming, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Video Recordings, Misconduct and Shootings, Race and Ethnicity


Five Art Accounts to Follow on Instagram Now

Cauleen Smith’s experimental films about black life, Kyle Marshall’s dance improvisation dedicated to victims of police brutality: Here are some of the Instagram accounts brightening our art critic’s daily feed.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, Instagram, Dancing, Davis, Black People, Police Brutality, Smith, Demonstrations, Marshall, Black Lives Matter Movement, Kyle Marshall, Damon, Renata, Protests and Riots


Faith Ringgold Will Keep Fighting Back

After the loss of her husband and a pandemic lockdown, this ardent activist was creatively blocked. Now, after watching the protests, she is inspired again.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Faith, Black People, Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Ringgold, Englewood (NJ, George Floyd Protests (2020


A Museum Canceled a Show About Police Brutality. Here’s the Art.

MoCA Cleveland has apologized to the artist Shaun Leonardo, whose charcoal drawings represent victims of police violence.
Tags: Art, News, Censorship, Museums, Black People, John, Police Brutality, Cleveland, Trayvon, King, Gray, Rice, Black Lives Matter Movement, Martin, Garner, Snyder


A Museum Canceled a Show About Police Brutality. Now It Has Regrets.

MoCA Cleveland has apologized to the artist Shaun Leonardo, whose charcoal drawings represent victims of police violence.
Tags: Art, News, Censorship, Museums, Black People, John, Police Brutality, Cleveland, Trayvon, King, Gray, Rice, Black Lives Matter Movement, Martin, Garner, Snyder


Floyd Case Forces Arts Groups to Enter the Fray

Cultural institutions are feeling compelled to stand up for racial justice, but artists and activists want action, not just statements of solidarity.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Black People, Black Lives Matter Movement, Race and Ethnicity, Culture (Arts, George Floyd Protests (2020, Floyd Case Forces Arts Groups


George Floyd’s Final Words, Written in the Sky

On Saturday, the artist Jammie Holmes staged his own kind of protest in five cities across the country.
Tags: Art, News, Black People, Police Brutality, Demonstrations, Floyd, Protests and Riots, Misconduct and Shootings, George Floyd, George (d 2020, George Floyd Protests (2020, Jammie Holmes


Emma Amos, Painter Who Challenged Racism and Sexism, Dies at 83

Early in her career she created brightly colored scenes of black middle-class domestic life. Her later work was increasingly personal and experimental.
Tags: Art, News, Black People, Amos, Emma, Women and Girls, Deaths (Obituaries, Race and Ethnicity, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68, Emma Amos


Louis Delsarte, a Muralist of the Black Experience, Dies at 75

His paintings and murals rendered the Harlem Renaissance, Martin Luther King Jr. and his Brooklyn neighbors in stunning color.
Tags: Art, News, Brooklyn, Black People, Ny, Martin Luther King Jr, Murals, Deaths (Obituaries, Atlanta (Ga, Harlem (Manhattan, Brooklyn (NYC, Louis J, Louis Delsarte, Delsarte


After Racism Claims, Boston Museum Creates Diversity Fund

The $500,000 fund comes a year after black students said they had been subjected to racist remarks by employees and patrons at the Museum of Fine Arts.
Tags: Art, News, Massachusetts, Museums, Black People, Discrimination, Healey, Race and Ethnicity, Education (K-12, Maura (1971-, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston


Jordan Casteel’s Portraits Are More Than Meet the Eye

Jordan Casteel’s vibrant colors capture the spirit and humanity of her subjects: black and brown people who have often been excluded from art institutions.
Tags: Art, News, Black People, Jordan, Manhattan (NYC, Jordan Casteel, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Casteel


A Dream Deferred, for Now

The coronavirus has pushed Deborah Roberts’s art exhibition at the Contemporary Austin at least to January. She is looking at the postponement as a gift.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Black People, Roberts, Deborah, Deborah Roberts, Contemporary Austin, Women and Girls, Austin (Tex, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Searching for a Jesus Who Looks More Like Me

A writer’s Easter pilgrimage, from Jordan to Jamaica, to find a multiethnic image of Christ.
Tags: Art, News, Jamaica, Black People, Jordan, Jesus Christ, Religion and Belief, Christians and Christianity, Easter and Holy Week, Overseas Ministries Study Center



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