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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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Roxane Gay Appointed Board President of Performance Space New York – ARTnews.com

The leaders of boards at art institutions tend to be deep-pocked collectors and well-known philanthropists. But Performance Space New York, a beloved alternative space in the East Village, went in a different direction when it named best-selling author Roxane Gay as its board president on Thursday. Gay is an outspoken commentator who has taken up issues of identity and privilege. Her 2014 essay collection ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Ghanaian Artist Atta Kwami Has Died, Julie Mehretu Joins Whitney Museum Board, Bisa Butler Portrait of Questlove Covers New York Times Magazine & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Atta Kwami, 2019. | Photo: Modern Painters, New Decorators, Courtesy Serpentine Galleries   UK-BASED, GHANAIAN ARTIST and printmaker Atta Kwami (1956-2021) has died. He was 65. Kwami’s paintings, murals, and kiosk sculptures are informed by the geometry and color of West African architecture and ...

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National Film Board of Canada Partners, MOCA Toronto Produce ‘Charity’ – ARTnews.com

In 2016, a sculpture of a cow was placed in a the midst of a Canadian suburban development and residents hated it. One day, the citizens of Cathedraltown, a planned suburb of the city of Markham, Ontario, woke up to find a chromatic cow shimmering outside their windows. They hated the cow. The sculpture, Charity, and the ensuing effort by residents to remove the ...

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Latest News in Black Art: President Biden Nominates Maria Rosario Jackson to Chair NEA, Claudia Rankine Joins Guggenheim Board, Cherise Smith Wins Smithsonian’s Eldredge Book Prize & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   From left, Poet Claudia Rankine joined the Guggenheim board; Maria Rosario Jackson is President Biden’s nominee to head the National Endowment for the Arts. | Photos: Courtesy Blue Flower Arts; Courtesy Maria Rosario Jackson via NEA   Appointments Poet, playwright and essayist Claudia Rankine ...

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Seena Hodges Named Board President of Walker Art Center – ARTnews.com

The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis revealed on Tuesday that Seena Hodges was elected earlier this month to serve as the next president of its board of trustees. She is the first African American and the first person of color ever to hold the position. During its recent meeting, the board also approved a new five-year strategic plan. Hodges replaces John Christakos, who will ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Rashid Johnson is Incoming Board Chair at Performa, New Representation for Brazilian Artist Elian Almeida, Fast Company Recognizes Destinee Ross-Sutton, Mabel O. Wilson & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Artist Rashid Johnson. | Photo by Chris Sorensen   Appointments Artist Rashid Johnson will be the next chair of the board of directors at Performa, the New York City organization “dedicated to live interdisciplinary performance by visual artists.” Johnson assumes his new role prior ...

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John Waters Named to Board of Baltimore Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) yesterday announced five new board trustees, only one of whom will have a bathroom named after him at the institution. Cultural icon and Baltimore native John Waters was named to the board alongside Michael Ealy, Nupur Parekh Flynn, Lori N. Johnson, and Anne L. Stone. The five join a thirty-six-member board led by board chair Clair Zamoiski Segal ...

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