Latest News for: African artists


Rediscovered: Mmakgabo Helen Sebidi’s art returns home after 33 years

Mail Guardian South Africa 15 Apr 2024
How 28 artworks by the renowned South African artist Mmakgabo Helen Sebidi found their way back home 33 years later is a mystery with a happy ending ... The celebrated artist says that her gift comes from her elders who were potters and painters.

Faith Ringgold, whose art made quilts a potent canvas, dies at 93

CNN 14 Apr 2024
“How could I, as an African American woman artist, document what was happening around me?” Ringgold’s early work did not enjoy much success at the time, driving the mother of two to take her activism ...

Chike Felix Uzoka and His Creative Odyssey

This Day 14 Apr 2024
His artistic journey has been punctuated by numerous accomplishments, including participation in group exhibitions as a member of the Pan African Circle of Artists (PACA), which has embarked on a ...

NY's Met Museum shifts focus to African art, history in bid for diversity

Hindustan Times 14 Apr 2024
To deepen his connection to African art and better understand its works in their local context, Hollein traveled in late March to South Africa, Zimbabwe and Tanzania, meeting with museum curators, art historians and contemporary artists.

Tutu Puoane: The South African Singer On Creating Her New Album Out Of Lebo Mashile's Poetry

MENA FN 14 Apr 2024
(MENAFN - The Conversation) From her base in Belgium, proudly South African singer, artist and actor Tutu Puoane has carved an international career predicated on consistency and mastery. Her new ... .

At the Galleries in Palm Beach for April 14, 2024

Palm Beach Daily News 14 Apr 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.

Sam Njunuri and Fight over African Art in the U.S

This Day 12 Apr 2024
 He told me that “1n 1974, I was in Chicago when I envisioned establishing a traveling museum of African arts and artifacts in the windy city.” ... The African artists know and produce arts and cultural expressions.”.

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Mail Guardian South Africa 12 Apr 2024
“These artists were unacknowledged ... The exhibition of more than 500 works not only showcases historical pieces but also features contemporary South African artists, bridging past and present narratives.

East-side Detroit mural tells community's story

Detroit Free Press 12 Apr 2024
Massey, a Kresge Artist fellow, brought in a team of about a half-dozen artists to help finish the project, which involved transferring drawings to the concrete surface and applying 45 gallons of paint.

NH arts organizations ponder uncertain future: 'We're in a very fragile state right now.'

Foster's Daily Democrat 12 Apr 2024
She also knows it’s not uncommon for local artists to work multiple jobs to make ends meet ... “When I came here, it's hard to say this, but 25 years ago there wasn't a single African American artist represented in this collection,” he said.

Week in art: NoBo Art District member show at the Bus Stop gallery and other ...

Daily Camera 12 Apr 2024
Featuring lithographs by Santa Fe artist Rodney Carswell; open by appointment only; 1708 15th St., Boulder; ... Art from local, African and Caribbean artists; noon-5 p.m ... Lincoln Gallery features local and regional artists.

‘War, refugees, destruction’: colonialism and conflict key themes of Venice Biennale

AOL 12 Apr 2024
The Biennale’s artistic director, Adriano Pedrosa, is also a Brazilian whose own curation has regularly spotlighted Indigenous artists and culture, while the 58-year-old has invited many artists from the global south to the Giardini and the Arsenale.

The Sporting Life: The 2024 Great Debate Edition

Nashville Pride 11 Apr 2024
Musical performances by local artists will make for an evening that will feed the ears and the mind! ... has served the diverse intellectual, spiritual, and inspirational needs of African-Americans in the Nashville area and beyond since 1986.