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Meet visual artist Makeba "KEEBS" Rainey and her beautiful collages of Black Icons. African Art, African Prints, Music Illustration, Beautiful Collage, Artist Sketchbook, Identity Art, Black Artists, Dope Art, Creative Portraits

Re-envisioning the ancestors through visual art | African Prints in Fashion

Meet visual artist Makeba "KEEBS" Rainey and her beautiful collages of Black Icons. Find out more about the artist in this interview.

Bisa Butler: African American Quilter Extraordinaire Malcolm X African American Artwork, African American Culture, American Artists, African Quilts, Black Love Art, Art Base, Textiles, Black Artists, Fabric Art

Bisa Butler: African American Quilter Extraordinaire

Phenomenally intricate quilted pieces of art based on the lives of everyday African-American people---who does that? Bisa Butler, that’s who. Using differen

“Marie-Antoinette is Dead”: photo portrait by the extraordinary American artist, Fabiola Jean-Louis. Marie Antoinette, Little Dorrit, Black Royalty, 18th Century Fashion, African Diaspora, Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful Images, Black Girl Magic, Fine Art Photography

Curated by Danny Simmons and Shantrelle P. Lewis, the art exhibition “American Hoodoo” will open on January 12, 2017, at Rush Arts Gallery, located at 526 West 26th Street, Suite 311, in New York, New York.

 Gift of the photographer in honor of Edward Steichen. African American Artist, American Artists, Gordon Parks, Glamour Photography, School Photography, My Black Is Beautiful, Black Power, Film Stills, Life Magazine

Gordon Parks. Muslim Rally. 1963 | MoMA

Gordon Parks. Muslim Rally. 1963. Gelatin silver print. 18 15/16 × 13 7/16" (48.1 × 34.1 cm). Gift of the artist in honor of Edward Steichen. 329.1993. © 2020 Gordon Parks Foundation. Photography

Inspired by Mexican religious art, photographer Gabriel Garcia Roman portrays queer people of color as saints and warriors. [The above portrait is of Julissa Rodriguez. Religious Paintings, Religious Art, Gabriel Garcia, Queer Art, Art Series, American Artists, Art World, Fresco, Art History

Why this artist is putting religious halos around his queer subjects

They’re the same halos you see above sacred figures in religious art—except this artist adds the glowing discs around the heads of his gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender subjects.

Artwork by Romare Bearden, Martin Luther King, Jr. - Mountain Top, Made of color screenprint African American Artist, African Art, American Artists, Modern Art, Contemporary Art, Romare Bearden, Collage Artists, Black Artists, King Jr

Romare Bearden | Martin Luther King Jr. - Mountain Top (1968) | Artsy

From Heritage Auctions, Romare Bearden, Martin Luther King Jr. - Mountain Top (1968), Screenprint in colors, 29 3/4 × 19 5/8 in

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Striking Portraits by Artist Tawny Chatmon Embellished with Gold Garments and Ornate Backdrops

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art). Largest art museum in the West inspires creativity and dialogue. Museum Exhibition, Art Museum, Lacma Los Angeles, African American Museum, Black Artists, Male Artists, Art Institute Of Chicago, Museum Of Modern Art, Large Art

Charles White: A Retrospective | LACMA

The first major 21st-century museum retrospective on this famed mid-century artist, Charles White: A Retrospective traces White’s career and impact in the cities he called home: Chicago, his birthplace; New York, where he joined social causes and gained acclaim; and Los Angeles, where he developed his mature art and became a civil rights activist. The exhibition includes approximately 100 drawings and prints along with lesser-known oil paintings.

Artist: Romare Bearden (American, Charlotte, North Carolina New York). Date: Medium: Cut and pasted printed, colored and metallic papers, . Ecuador, African American Artist, American Artists, Peru, Chile, Romare Bearden, 17th Century Art, Collage Artists, Art Classroom

Romare Bearden | The Block | The Met

Artist: Romare Bearden (American, Charlotte, North Carolina 1911–1988 New York). Date: 1971. Medium: Cut and pasted printed, colored and metallic papers, ...

He focused on painting murals and illustrating books featuring African American themes. His commitment to the study of African culture increased his pride in his own heritage. African American Artwork, American Artists, Harlem Renaissance Artists, Portraits, Portrait Paintings, Africa Art, Black Artists, Mural Painting, Artist Art

John Biggers :: The Johnson Collection, LLC

John Biggers believed “that self-dignity and racial pride could be consciously approached through art," especially his own social realist murals and late career symbolic paintings.

from the city to the sea — Ekua Holmes African American Artist, American Artists, Harlem Renaissance Artists, African Diaspora, Mixed Media Collage, New Artists, Face Art, Artist At Work, Street Art

From the City to the Sea — Ekua Holmes

Limitless and immortal, the waters are the beginning and end of all things on earth. —Heinrich Zimmer The world looks so different when it's stripped down to what lies beneath. It look different, it sounds different, it feels different. At the ocean, the surfaces under your feet yield to every step, the air is smooth — fragrant. The sounds are light. There are no walls to separate you from anything or anyone. All the tensions of city life are gradually washed away in the fresh air…

Contemporary Quilting of African American Portraits Carry On the Tradition Old Family Photos, Family Photo Album, Josephine Baker, Colorful Quilts, Small Quilts, African American Artist, American Artists, African Art, Long Arm Quilting Machine

Bisa Butler - Claire Oliver Gallery

Bisa Butler's stories are told in the fabrics that she chooses, the textures she combines, and the colors that create a whole new narrative. Bisa Butler has been represented by Claire Oliver Gallery since 2017

Artodyssey: Barkley L Hendricks African American Artist, Native American History, American Artists, Asian American, American Women, Kadir Nelson, Harlem Renaissance Artists, Kehinde Wiley, Black Artists

Barkley L. Hendricks, Whose Tender and Immaculate Portraits Define an Age, Dies at 72

"No artist deserves anything," Barkley L. Hendricks said in an interview in 2008. "Van Gogh didn't get squat in his lifetime." At the time, the 63-year-old was at the start of a career resurgence—he had been in the Whitney Biennial two years earlier and an astounding retrospective that began ...