Latest News for: African artists


St. Petersburg museum launches virtual exhibition on Africa (IMAGES)

Beijing News 28 May 2024
In celebration of Africa Day on May 25, the Russian Museum has unveiled a virtual exhibition featuring more than 100 works by native artists inspired by the African continent ... African unity.

He already runs a museum. Why this Milwaukee historian went back to college. | Opinion

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 28 May 2024
Young people practice African drumming and dance on weekends. Community events and fundraisers are also held there, and the museum houses hundreds of pieces of African American art and photos of Black artists throughout the state.

What lies behind Beyoncé’s country turn?

Live Mint 28 May 2024
Tonally, these songs are better suited to an era of inflation and cost-of-living crises.As well as being an astute commercial choice, crossing over allows artists to make a statement about their own value.

Doja Cat Calls Her “Deadbeat” Father A “Bi**h” And The Inspiration For Her Next Album

Vibe Magazine 28 May 2024
The eccentric artist has spoken on her estranged relationship with her dad in the past ... Staff Writer, News ... Follow ... The eccentric artist called out her father, Dumisani Dlamini, famed South African dancer, on Monday (May 27) via Instagram ... in 2019 ... ....

5 cool things to know about 1990s play ‘Middletown Mall’ at Portland’s Third Rail Rep

The Oregonian 28 May 2024
Portland playwright Lava Alapai (who directed “School Girls; Or The African Mean Girls Play,” for Portland Center Stage; and co-directed “An Octoroon” for Artists Repertory Theatre) drops us back then ...

Visions from West Africa: Urbanist Art Gallery hosts Sierra Leone art

Gulf Today 27 May 2024
Each artist featured in the Urbanist exhibition offers an individual perspective on Sierra Leonean life and culture ... Like many African women artists, she believes that they have to tell their stories themselves.

'Euphoric': Inaugural exhibit at The Shepherd brings arts admirers to Detroit's East Village

Detroit news 27 May 2024
Newcomers included families, young artists and longtime residents who had been anticipating it since LSC announced the project in 2021 ... In a separate video, local poet Mike Ellison meditates on artistic manifestations of African diaspora.

Mixed martial arts Africa Champs kick off in Namibia

Independent online (SA) 27 May 2024
Registration for the championships was open to all African federations wishing to compete at the ultimate proving ground for amateur mixed martial artists under the umbrella of the only WADA-signatory governing body for MMA.

This beader is mixing two sides of her cultural identity to create one signature style

CBC 26 May 2024
African American Indigenous artist Mikailah Thompson mixes traditional Nimîipuu designs with Nigerian patterns in her beadwork to reflect her own mixed identity ... .

FEATURE: Famed U.S. artist Gates melds Black, Japanese cultures in Tokyo show

Kyodo 26 May 2024
contemporary artist Theaster Gates says his first solo exhibition in Japan is a culmination of years of influence the Asian nation has had on work he has rooted in distinct African American history and culture.

Watch: How this Dubai resident draws upside-down 3D sketches of buildings, cityscapes

Gulf News 26 May 2024
To my knowledge, there has been no person other than the legendary African American architect Paul Revere Williams who had the skill of sketching upside down ... Cancer survivor artist leads an initiative of hope in Dubai Watch.

At the Galleries in Palm Beach for May 26, 2024

Palm Beach Daily News 26 May 2024
The gallery shows contemporary works by emerging and mid-career American, European, and African artists, including VR, sculpture, new media, and painting ... The gallery specializes in American contemporary art glass by emerging and established artists.

A Throwback Show That Stays Relevant

The Atlantic 26 May 2024
Like most people, I was more familiar with Lawrence’s famous Migration Series , a much more raw, somber collection depicting mass African American flight from the South to the North ... A musical artist who means a lot to me.

‘Race suicide’: Sir William Walkley’s unearthed report on apartheid South Africa reveals birthrate fears

The Observer 26 May 2024
South African artist wins Deutsche Börse photography prize ...White South Africans are a proud people and they have every reason to be proud of their country,” he wrote.

Cleveland Public Theatre presenting 11th Station Hope on May 25

The Morning Journal 25 May 2024
As such, we serve a broad community base as performance artists, workshop facilitators, artists-in-residence, teaching artists and educators, with the African Oral Tradition always as the platform.”.