Kerry James Marshall Painting Goes For Nearly $18.5 Million at Sotheby’s, Second-Highest Price at Auction for a Work by a Living African American Artist

AN IMAGE OF BLACK LOVE by Kerry James Marshall was highly sought this week. Nearly six-feet tall, “Vignette 19” (2014) depicts three couples captured in a park-like vignette framed with strokes of pink and a glittery heart. Offered at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Nov. 14 in New York, the painting was expected

2020-11-23T01:27:52+00:00November 18th, 2019|0 Comments

ArtServe Welcomes Leading Culture Curator Ludlow Bailey for 30th Anniversary Season

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (July 31, 2019) –ArtServe, South Florida’s historic arts incubator, recently announced the appointment of Contemporary African Diaspora Art (CADA) Managing Director Ludlow Bailey as consulting curator. One of the nation's leading curators of culture as art, Bailey will join ArtServe Curator Sophie Bonet in developing ArtServe’s upcoming artistic season, which celebrates

2020-11-23T01:27:52+00:00November 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Ghana shines at the Venice Biennale

Ghana's Pavallion earned rave reviews at the 58th Venice Biennale. Click here for the source of the overview. The Ghanian Pavilion rocks at the 58th Venice Biennale with curving galleries designed by David Adjaye, artists are putting Africa firmly on the biennale map.. Artnet says, “The knockout pavilion, which includes work by John Akomfrah and

2020-11-23T01:27:52+00:00May 16th, 2019|0 Comments

ICA based, Art historian, Yadira Capaz review of Afrofuture

ICA MIAMI based, Art historian, Yadira Capaz review of Afrofuture Review of “Afrofuture” Exhibition by Yadira Capaz March 2019 The “Afrofuture” exhibition as curated by Ludlow Bailey was a long overdue, missing piece in Miami’s Design District. For a place that stands for the power of design to create the world anew, it

2020-11-23T01:27:52+00:00April 4th, 2019|0 Comments

A pictorial review of the 9th Annual Art Basel Panel Discussion on Contemporary African Diaspora Art,Sunday December 9,2018

For an excerpt from the panel, click here. The 9th Annual Art Basel Panel Discussion on Contemporary African Diaspora Art moderated by curator, Ludlow Bailey, convened on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at the Biscayne campus of Florida International University. The global African international panel included, Nigerian performance artist, Jelili Atiku, Jamaican American art

2020-11-23T01:27:52+00:00December 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Yemoja Festival

Yeah! The D-Day is here! Yemoja Festival at Brown University. Join us for scared Iwure Odun, procession and veneration of Yemoja by 11:00am at George H. Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, Brown University / Providence River at India Point Park, Fox Point, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

2020-11-23T01:27:52+00:00December 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

AfriCOBRA: Messages to the People / Opening Celebration

In celebration of Miami Art Week 2018, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) will present a groundbreaking exhibition celebrating the founding of AfriCOBRA – the black artist collective that defined the visual aesthetic of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960’s and 1970’s. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the collective which

2020-11-23T01:27:52+00:00December 2nd, 2018|0 Comments
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