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Yeelen Gallery Continues to Offer Thought-provoking Art

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

"I thought that creating a gallery where you would be able to see these positive images would counteract the dehumanizing effects we've had over the past couple of centuries," she said. "It's a long process, but the legal system is also a long process. I thought with images, you could make an impact a little faster."

Painter Tim Okamura Offers an Urban Narrative in Two Exhibitions

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

His paintings are filtered through the lens of his own personal experience as someone of mixed race growing up in Canada, where he was often identified as "different," and even ridiculed for that perception. Themes including culture and ethnicity and social identity are evident in his artwork.

African Americans Take Center Stage In 3 Art Exhibitions (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.13.2011 | Black Voices

From New York to Los Angeles to Amsterdam, African-American beauty and style is on display. Three art exhibitions put it center stage this month, givi...