Jan 28

'200 Years of African American Art' at Philadelphia Museum of Art

'200 Years of African American Art' at Philadelphia Museum of Art
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Museum of Art says that its purchase of Henry Ossawa Tanner's 1898 “Annunciation” was the first piece by an African American artist to be acquired by a major American museum. Tanner's dramatic painting, in which a …
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Family fiber: Bisa Butler weaves immortal threads into Morristown show
“The more worn the fabric, to me, the more spirit and soul that's in it,” Butler said Friday at a packed reception for the 23rd annual Art in the Atrium exhibition in Morristown. Works by 35 top African American artists are on display through March 15 …
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African American art on display at college
Much as the present is made partly of conversations with the past, the current display of African and African American art now on display at the Schmucker Art Gallery on the Gettysburg College campus weaves together images from historic and modern …
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Jan 15

Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys Announce Community Partnership with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Expo Day of Opportunity


Las Vegas, NV. (PRWEB) January 15, 2015

Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys is a community partner of the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Expo Day of Opportunity that is being presented by the Black Music Association Academy of America on January 15 inside the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton Casino from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This Career, Business, and Health Expo is a free event that was created with the purpose of celebrating the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by presenting new opportunities for everyone. The celebration will then continue into the night from 7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. in the Veil Pavilion during Inspiration! A Soulful Tribute, an all-ages fundraiser show that will feature local musical artists and community awards and recognitions throughout the night.

Dec 28

EarthCam Introduces New Construction Camera Technology at ENR FutureTech


Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 11, 2014

For 2015, EarthCam is adding three high quality construction cameras to its robust lineup of documentation systems. The new GigapixelCam X10, 24 MegapixelCam Advanced and StreamCam 4K were developed to provide project teams with the highest quality megapixel images and live streaming video in the industry.

Each of these new construction cameras provides users with unique access to jobsites. The GigapixelCam X10 is equipped with a 360

Dec 03

Womenswear Clothing Brand dE ROSAIRO Innovates A Disruptive Style Lab at Mondrian Soho, New York


New York, NY (PRWEB) December 02, 2014

Womenswear clothing brand dE ROSAIRO innovates a Disruptive Style Lab for the hotel and bar guests of Mondrian Soho in New York as part of its final in-city brand launch on Friday, November 21st. What started as a typical Friday night of drinks and dining at Bar Enoteca turned into an unexpected evening for those enjoying the evening amenities and the Behind the Bookcase art curation of the sophisticated Mondrian Soho.

Other in-city launches in the last four weeks have included San Francisco and Seattle. The dE ROSAIRO brand is headquartered in San Francisco due to the close proximity the brand desires to maintain to women in tech. The San Francisco Runway Show and Style Lab was hosted at downtown Hotel Zetta, and the Seattle Style Lab was hosted at the W Hotel. The three launches curated a list 350 invited guests including women in tech, entrepreneurs, fashionistas, tastemakers, and media.

While Style Labs are part of the dE ROSAIRO strategy of staying close to the customer and selling direct, Disruptive Style Labs are elevating the dE ROSAIRO game and creating an experience that plays at a whole new level. Being part of a unique shopping experience is important to the dE ROSAIRO woman who lives her life in the throws of everyday luxury, and the experience at Mondrian Soho offers a unique way to indulge her, says CEO and Creative Director, Nishika de Rosairo.

dE ROSAIRO produced three mini Disruptions every 15 minutes during the timeframe of 9:00 10:00 PM where an entourage of four models walked a designated runway path through the hotel. The combination of a fierce walk and crisp attitude while being styled in the dE ROSAIRO Fall/Winter 2014 collection had guests intrigued as the models appeared for the first time, disappearing shortly after, and re-appeared again a few minutes later. This second re-appearance involved the models dropping off dE ROSAIRO envelopes before select female and male guests. Upon opening the branded triangle envelopes, black ink invited guests to meet me upstairs. As invited guests were whisked through a black door, climbing up a back stairwell into a dimly lit room, the energy heightened to the lights of a live photo shoot. Chilled champagne was passed around while an intimate room of 80 guests were invited to shop the debut Fall/Winter 2014 collection at Mondrian Soho. This is the beginning of a new kind of Style Lab for dE ROSAIRO which we will produce and direct in other cities as well. We want our customer to recognize a dE ROSAIRO Disruptive Style Lab is occurring when she sees a beginning hint of it at a hotel she is staying or spending the evening at, says de Rosairo.

Styling of the photo shoot and runway was directed by New York based fashion stylist, Schuanne Cappel, styling expert to designers, brands, and magazines (schuannecappel.com). Live photo shoot was directed by photographer Quinnton Harris (quinntonharris.com). Gloves were pulled from Italian fashion accessories maker Portolano (portolano.com).

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More Black Art Press Releases

Nov 12

Cosby family aims to inspire Smithsonian visitors with their African-American

Cosby family aims to inspire Smithsonian visitors with their African-American
Partly comprised of Billy and Camille Cosby's private collection, “Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue” is an exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. It will be on display through the beginning of 2016 as …
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'Conversations': Museum's African art outshines Cosby's African American art
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of what was once called the Museum of African Art, the NMAA has invited the Cosbys to lend part of their collection to an exhibition, “Conversations,” that juxtaposes African art from the museum with African American …
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Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art Opens
The first Harvard gallery exclusively for African & African American art, the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, opened Tuesday. To celebrate the event, the Hutchins Center hosted a discussion with curators David Adjaye and …
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