A Conversation with Sculptor Basil Watson

Photo credit by Jamal Ward A CADA Conversation Series The art world is in many ways just recently becoming aware of the extraordinary artistic achievements of contemporary Black artists. Basil Watson is an exceptional artist and is clearly one of the world’s leading sculptors. The Windrush Monument in Britain and the MLK Statue in Atlanta have sealed his

2022-11-29T13:08:26+00:00November 25th, 2022|0 Comments

Artist Presentation 2- The Global Contemporary African Diaspora Art Renaissance Series

Photo credit by Maya Redding In this series, we continue the presentation of the Nigerian influence in the Global Contemporary African Diaspora Art Renaissance with the introduction of Nigerian Artist, Orioye Bukola Samuel. Photo credit by Maya Redding Capturing the attitude, stillness and essence of Global Contemporary Black Renaissance Culture describes the work of Orioye

2022-11-28T10:51:15+00:00November 25th, 2022|0 Comments

‘A reflection of the world we live in’

Louise Evans from the UBS Art Collection speaks to Monocle about exciting new acquisitions by Khadija Saye and Zanele Muholi, and bringing marginalized communities to the fore Zanele Muholi, 'Sine II, Sheraton Hotel, Brooklyn', 2019, Gelatin silver print, 65.5 x 48.6 cm (25 13/16 x 19 1/8 in), UBS Art Collection © Zanele Muholi. Courtesy of

2020-11-27T22:36:01+00:00November 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Auction Results: Sotheby’s Evening Sale Featured Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Kerry James Marshall, and Jordan Casteel, Acclaimed Painters Who Focus on the Figure

WORKS BY THREE BLACK ARTISTS, who are among the most critically recognized painters focused on figuration and Black subjects, were featured in Sotheby’s latest Contemporary Art Evening Auction, held on Oct. 28 in New York. The sale included 41 lots showcasing premium artworks by highly regarded artists. “Barbershop” by Jordan Casteel opened the auction. Lynette Yiadom-Boakye‘s “Figure of Eight” was the

2020-11-27T22:37:36+00:00November 27th, 2020|0 Comments

The Gray Market: Why Corporate Collections Are Thriving While Museums Starve (and Other Insights)

Our columnist digs into history to unearth the reasons major banks are filling the cultural void left by struggling institutions. Tim Schneider, November 23, 2020 A mural by Julie Mehretu inside the world headquarters for Goldman Sachs at 200 West Street in Manhattan. (Photo by James Leynse/Corbis via Getty Images) Every Monday morning, Artnet News

2020-11-28T03:39:57+00:00November 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Ebony G. Patterson work new Black art for Perez Museum

Miami Times Staff Report A large-scale tapestry by Jamaican visual artist Ebony G. Patterson is the latest acquisition made through the Fund for African American Art at Pérez Art Museum Miami. The Patterson work, called a wailing black horse . . .for those who bear/bare witness, 2018, is comprised of hand-cut jacquard photo tapestry

2020-11-23T01:28:54+00:00November 23rd, 2020|0 Comments
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