Mar 06

African-American art show celebrates cultural richness

African-American art show celebrates cultural richness
The African term “griot” refers to members of a traditional caste tasked with serving as living repositories of tribal heritage in the oral forms of poetry, music and story. Art in the Atrium adopted “Visual Griot” as the title of its 24th annual …
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Black artists move to the mainstream
African Americans are as richly endowed in the arts as they are in other forms of cultural expression. Today, however, art is perhaps the least known area of black contribution to the American cultural scene. As we acknowledge the African American …
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​Jackson Pollock's black period
"There was painting before Jackson Pollock, and there's painting after Jackson Pollock," said Gavin Delahunty, the curator of a new Pollock exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art. It features more than 70 works by the artist, including some of his best …
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Feb 01

Tryon Fine Arts Center's newest exhibit, Preserving African-American Art in

Tryon Fine Arts Center's newest exhibit, Preserving African-American Art in
The Tryon Fine Arts Center's “Preserving African American Art in the Foothills” exhibit opens Friday, Jan. 22 at 5 p.m. with a reception for the community. Sponsored by Polk County Community Foundation, the exhibit will feature African American art …
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TMA spotlights African-American art with 'Embracing Diverse Voices'
21. Texas artist Ted T. Ellis will present “An American Treasure: Celebrating African-American History and Culture.” The presentation will be free to the public at no charge. A reception will follow. Special events associated with the show include …
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'Black Artstory Month' Celebrates Legacy of African-American Artists
Hosted by the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership, Black Artstory features performances, talks, film screenings, and public art exhibitions by African-American artists. This year's title is “Some Assembly Required,” signifying the importance of …
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