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'Black Art: In the Absence of Light' HBO Documentary Official Trailer

"Whenever you made work, it ought to be about something… And it ought to be about something that mattered." Another "how did we miss this when it was first released?!" trailer to feature. Black Art: In the Absence of Light is a documentary already available to watch via HBO that was initially released earlier this month for Black History Month. Inspired by the late David Driskell's landmark 1976 exhibition, “Two Centuries of Black American Art," the documentary Black Art: In the Absence of L...
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Black Art: In the Absence of Light

Next week, a documentary film directed by Sam Pollard will premiere on HBO: Black Art: In the Absence of Light. Inspired by the late David Driskell’s landmark 1976 exhibition, “Two Centuries of Black American Art,” the documentary Black Art: In the Absence of Light offers an illuminating introduction to the work of some of the foremost Black visual artists working today. Directed by Sam Pollard (Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children) the film shines a light on the extraordinary...
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Cosbys host ‘conversation’ of African-American artworks at the Smithsonian

RELATED LINKS Cosby family aims to inspire Smithsonian visitors with their African-American art collection Tough Talk: Bill Cosby Acting White GWEN IFILL: A usually private collection of African-American art went on public display for the first time this week in Washington. And the collectors making the art available are better known than the art itself. I sat down with them last week. It started with two friends talking about art. One, Johnnetta Cole, is the director of the Smithsonian Nati...
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