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Latest News in Black Art: Estate of Thornton Dial and Kevin Beasley Join New Galleries, Julie Mehretu and Kehinde Wiley Collaborate with American Express, NMAAHC Launches Searchable Museum & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   THORNTON DIAL, “History Refused to Die,” 2004 (okra stalks and roots, clothing, collages drawings, tin, wire, steel, Masonite, steel chain, enamel, and spray paint, 102 x 87 x 23 inches). | © Estate of Thornton Dial, The Metropolitan Museum of Art   Representation Blum ...

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National Galleries of Scotland Acquires Rare Painting of Black Woman – ARTnews.com

Edinburgh Milkmaid with Butter Churn (ca. 1785), by artist David Allan, is thought to be one of the first images of a Black subject ever created in Scotland. Now, it has a home: the National Galleries of Scotland, a consortium of five Scottish galleries in Edinburgh. Starting in 1785, Allan created a series of paintings and drawings where he chronicled the ordinary people of ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Torkwase Dyson and Dominic Chambers Joined New Galleries, Alma Thomas House for Sale in Washington, D.C. & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Artist Torkwase Dyson in her New York studio. | Photo by Weston Wells   Representation Torkwase Dyson joined Gray, the Chicago-based gallery. Dyson’s practice spans painting, drawing, installation, and sculpture. Her abstract works explore how Black and brown people navigate and negotiate space and ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Roxane Gay Named Board President at Performance Space, Alexis Assam Joins Virginia Museum of Fine Arts as Assistant Curator, Emma Amos Catalog Wins Gold Medal & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Author and Art Collector Roxane Gay. | Photo by Reggie Cunningham   Appointments BESTSELLING AUTHOR and art collector Roxane Gay is the new president of the board at Performance Space New York. Located in the East Village, the nonprofit describes itself as “the birthplace ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Michaela Yearwood-Dan Joins Marianne Boesky Gallery, Colin Powell Portrait on Display at Smithsonian, Plus Chef Bryant Terry’s New Book on Art, Stories, and Recipes & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   MICHAELA YEARWOOD-DAN, “A conduit for joy,” 2021 (oil, acrylic, ink, gold leaf and swarovski crystals on canvas; Overall: 87 x 141 3/4 inches / 221 x 360 cm; Each Panel: 87 x 70 7/8 inches / 221 x 180 cm   Representation MARIANNE BOESKY ...

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Lee Laa Ray Guillory Awarded Queer|Art Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists

New York–based nonprofit Queer|Art has announced Lee Laa Ray Guillory as the recipient of its second Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists. Guillory, who lives and works in New Orleans, will receive a $10,000 cash grant, professional development support, and individual visits to her studio by members of the judges’ panel. The award is aimed at correcting the exclusion of Black trans ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Frank Bowling Wins Hahn Prize, Deidrea Miller Heading Communications at Christie’s Americas, Kellie Jones is New Chair of African American Studies at Columbia & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Guyana-born British painter Frank Bowling won the 2022 Wolfgang Hahn Prize. | Photo by Sacha Bowling   Awards & Honors MUSEUM LUDWIG IN COLOGNE, GERMANY, awarded the 2022 Wolfgang Hahn Prize to Guyana-born British painter Frank Bowling. The prize includes a solo exhibition at ...

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