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Legacy Russell to Direct The Kitchen in New York – ARTnews.com

The Kitchen, a New York alternative space with a reputation for showing cutting-edge performance, video, and sound art over the past 50 years, has picked Legacy Russell as its next executive director and chief curator. Russell, who is currently associate curator of exhibitions at the Studio Museum in Harlem, joins the Kitchen in September. Since starting as an associate curator at the Studio Museum ...

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Curator and Author Legacy Russell on Rebuilding Art Institutions From Within

Welcome to Shattering the Glass Ceiling, a podcast from the team at the Art Angle where we speak to boundary-breaking women in the art world and beyond about how art has shaped their lives and careers.   In the third episode of the Art Angle’s podcast miniseries “Shattering the Glass Ceiling,” Artnet News’s London editor Naomi Rea spoke to curator and author Legacy Russell. Russell ...

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50 Years Ago, Romare Bearden and His Colleagues Founded a New York Gallery for Artists of Color. A New Show Celebrates Its Legacy

exhibitionIn 1969, tired of the lack of exhibition opportunities for Black artists, Romare Bearden, Ernest Crichlow, and Norman Lewis took matters into their own hands and opened Cinque Gallery, a nonprofit exhibition space on Astor Place in New York’s East Village. Cinque—named for Joseph Cinque, who led the 1839 revolt on the Amistad slave ship after being kidnapped in Sierra Leone—quickly became a thriving community of ...

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Student-led art project honors legacy of individuals enslaved by W&M

by David Williard |  April 23, 2021 {{youtube:large|tc3s8JJrIHo}}The names of those who were enslaved by William & Mary slowly have been emerging during the past decade. This academic year, artists at the university have added faces, hands and other textured marks of belonging and humanity. Responding to the Art Memorial to Honor the Enslaved initiative sponsored by the university’s Student Assembly (SA), more than ...

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Debating the Troubled Legacy of Brazil’s Cannibalist Art Movement + 4 Other Great Art Essays Worth Reading From This February

It’s been 90-some years since Oswald de Andrade’s “Manifesto Antropófago” (“Cannibalist Manifesto”), a document that was a watershed in defining a Brazilian art outside of European influence, and extremely influential on Brazil’s ’60s avant-garde. The limits and biases of its bourgeois appeal to the cultures of Indigenous and Afro-Brazilians has been questioned and debated of late by a new generation of artists and intellectuals in ...

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Student art honors MLK’s legacy on bus stops

Click here for updates on this story     MILWAUKEE (WISN) — As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, the Milwaukee County Transit System is honoring the civil rights leader’s legacy with student artwork on two bus stops. The art was done by Milwaukee Public Schools students. “Last year, the art was featured in a display, at the Marcus Center,” MCTS Community Outreach Coordinator Jacqueline ...

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Art exhibit honours legacy of writer Richard Vaughan

New Brunswick writer Richard Vaughan's life and legacy is now being celebrated through a virtual art exhibition. The acclaimed author, poet and playwright died in Fredericton in October. He was 55.Known as Cut. Paste. Resist. Redux, the multimedia exhibition consists of film strips created from collages. Those images are paired with voiceovers of friends and colleagues reading various excerpts from his poetry, chat books and ...

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