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Art Institute of Chicago Celebrates the 1960s 'Wall of Respect' Mural

Art Institute of Chicago Celebrates the 1960s ‘Wall of Respect’ Mural

by Qimmah Saafir on April 17 2015, 3:49PM

A tribute to black history finally gets its own tribute.

Topics: Arts & Culture, History, /NOW

Two Black Dancers Lead in D.C. Production of 'Swan Lake'

Two Black Dancers Lead in D.C. Production of ‘Swan Lake’

by Qimmah Saafir on April 13 2015, 1:26PM

The ballet world takes a jeté jump into the 21st century.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Portrait Series

Portrait Series “Indivisible” Explores Multiracial Identities

by Qimmah Saafir on March 31 2015, 12:51PM

Korean and black artist Samantha Wall creates a portrait project to convey what words cannot about racial identity.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Sotheby's Collabs With Drake on Black Art Exhibition

Sotheby’s Collabs With Drake on Black Art Exhibition

by Qimmah Saafir on March 24 2015, 12:05PM

Drake to curate Sotheby’s tracklist.

Topics: Arts & Culture

The Art of Masculinity

The Art of Masculinity

by Jamilah King on February 24 2015, 9:35AM

In two new shows, the artists Kehinde Wiley and Alex Donis lift up—and sometimes subvert—ideas of black and brown manhood.

Topics: Arts & Culture

One Image Captures Loss in the Muslim Student Killings

One Image Captures Loss in the Muslim Student Killings

by Aura Bogado on February 11 2015, 3:53PM

Mohammad Alsalti says he created the image instinctively.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Stop Telling Women to Smile' Art Goes to Mexico City

‘Stop Telling Women to Smile’ Art Goes to Mexico City

by Jamilah King on February 9 2015, 11:14AM

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh takes on street harassment in Mexico’s biggest city.

Topics: Culture

San Francisco Muralists Sue Realtor For Using Art to Sell Luxury Condos

San Francisco Muralists Sue Realtor For Using Art to Sell Luxury Condos

by Jamilah King on January 9 2015, 11:52AM

The lawsuit was filed this week in federal court.

Topics: Culture

New York City Mural Honors Mothers Who Lost Sons to Police Violence

New York City Mural Honors Mothers Who Lost Sons to Police Violence

by Jamilah King on October 28 2014, 12:08PM

Sophia Dawson wants to bring an end to police brutality.

Topics: Culture

Racial Diversity Among America's Working Artists Virtually Non-Existent

Racial Diversity Among America’s Working Artists Virtually Non-Existent

by Jamilah King on October 23 2014, 2:28PM

It’s hard to make a living off of your art, but that’s especially true for artists of color.

Topics: Culture

Beyond Frida Kahlo: Latin American Art in the U.S. (Listen)

Beyond Frida Kahlo: Latin American Art in the U.S. (Listen)

by Jamilah King on August 29 2014, 12:37PM

Daniel Alarcón talked with art critic Carolina Miranda for Radio Ambulante about the dilemma’s facing Latino artists in the United States

Topics: Culture

Palestinian Artist's Show Opens Without Him in New York

Palestinian Artist’s Show Opens Without Him in New York

by Aura Bogado on July 25 2014, 12:07PM

Khaled Jarrar’s ‘No Exit’ deals with the artist’s reality

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Kara Walker's Sugar Sphinx Evokes Call From Black Women: 'We Are Here.'

Kara Walker’s Sugar Sphinx Evokes Call From Black Women: ‘We Are Here.’

by Jamilah King on June 23 2014, 7:00AM

A collective led by black women wants to bring people of color into the artist’s dialogue.

Topics: Arts & Culture

The Bicultural Brilliance of Shizu Saldamando

The Bicultural Brilliance of Shizu Saldamando

by Jamilah King on June 11 2014, 12:42PM

The California-artist explains the motivation behind her work.

Topics: Culture

Kara Walker's Sugar Exhibit May be the Only Place in New York City Without Rats

Kara Walker’s Sugar Exhibit May be the Only Place in New York City Without Rats

by Jamilah King on June 11 2014, 12:35PM

The secret may be a health hazard.

Topics: Culture

Meet the Artist Behind the Lowrider Rickshaw

Meet the Artist Behind the Lowrider Rickshaw

by Jamilah King on June 11 2014, 11:46AM

He’s part of a new generation of California artist who are exploring Asian-American and Chicano cultural identities.

Topics: Culture

Watch Black Curator Sarah Lewis Explain How Art Can Change Society Play

Watch Black Curator Sarah Lewis Explain How Art Can Change Society

by Jamilah King on June 5 2014, 12:13PM

How does radical change start in society? With artists.

Topics: Culture

The African-American Flag is Flying Atop a School in Upstate New York

The African-American Flag is Flying Atop a School in Upstate New York

by Jamilah King on May 22 2014, 12:20PM

Here’s why.

Topics: Culture

Artists Create Portraits of Justice After Dunn and Zimmerman Verdicts

Artists Create Portraits of Justice After Dunn and Zimmerman Verdicts

by Carla Murphy on February 19 2014, 7:00AM

In the face of unjust rulings, artists step in to fill the void left by the courts.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Give Your Letters Some Extra Love With a Shirley Chisholm USPS Stamp

Give Your Letters Some Extra Love With a Shirley Chisholm USPS Stamp

by Julianne Hing on January 30 2014, 3:38PM

A stamp to commemorate the nation’s first black congresswoman.

Topics: History, /NOW

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