Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates the photographic triumph of Gordon Parks | Cleveland.com

Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland.com One of the 13 murals that make up “The Life of Washington,” at George Washington High School in San Francisco. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times, Featured Image CLEVELAND, Ohio – Gordon Parks made it look easy. As director of the Shaft detective movies in the 1970s, and as […]

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Meet the artist who received backlash for painting God as a black woman | Face2Face Africa

Mildred Europa Taylor, Face2Face Africa Harmonia Rosales painted her own version of Michelangelo’s work in 2017, reimagining God and the First Man as black women. Featured Image If you are familiar with Michelangelo’s masterpiece, “The Creation of Adam”, you would agree that it is one of the most famous works of art ever created. But […]

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Syracuse artist wins fellowship to attend Quilting by the Lake | Syracuse.com

Schweinfurth Art Center, Syracuse.com Like many textile artists, Syracuse resident Ellen Blalock made her own clothes as a child. “I loved designer clothing and my parents could not afford to buy me clothes that match my taste, so with a few dollars I would design and make my own outfits,” she said. But fix a […]

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Twin sisters have singular vision for art, culture | San Francisco Chronicle

Gabrielle Lurie, San Francisco Chronicle Photo: AlunBe. Featured Image Melorra and Melonie Green have lived together their whole lives — 41 years to be exact. Born one minute apart, the fraternal twins are from Memphis and have brought their Southern charm and vision to the Bay Area. For the past decade, the Green twins have […]

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Museum receives $3.5 million endowment gift from Eddie and Sylvia Brown | Art Daily

Art Daily, Art Daily Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown. (Lloyd Fox / Baltimore Sun). Featured Image BALTIMORE, MD.- The Baltimore Museum of Art today announced a gift of $3.5 million from Baltimore-based philanthropists Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown to endow the position of chief curator at the museum. The Browns’ support and advocacy […]

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Essential Arts: Destination Crenshaw, a bold outdoor museum plan inspired by black L.A. | Los Angeles Times

Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times A rendering from the Destination Crenshaw project shows the upper-level viewing deck of the proposed Sankofa Park, located where Crenshaw and Leimert boulevards split. (Perkins+Will). Featured Image The Randy’s Donut is bright yellow as the Rams head to the Super Bowl. And as the Lunar New Year approaches, I’m […]

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