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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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Art legacy for Pilar de la Horadada

PILAR DE LA HORADADA museum received a donation from the heirs of the late sculptor Jose Maria Sanchez Lozano. They presented 386 items of the Pilar-born sculptor’s personal correspondence, writings, photographs, photograph negatives, magazines, press cuttings and other documents. Some of these are on display at the Casa de Cultura until January 25, where a free magazine dedicated to Sanchez Lozana ...

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Art Exhibit in Chadwick Boseman’s Hometown Honors Legacy | South Carolina News

By SARAH BLAKE MORGAN, Associated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There’s a hole in Anderson, South Carolina. It opened suddenly in August when Chadwick Boseman, one of the city’s favorite sons and an international star for his role as the Black Panther, died after a quiet battle with cancer at just 43 years old.Two months later, that void is slowly being stitched together by local ...

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Art exhibit in Chadwick Boseman’s hometown honors legacy

FILE - In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Chadwick Boseman arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, has died of cancer. His representative says Boseman died Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 in Los Angeles after ...

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