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Romare Bearden

Art Will Be Everywhere This August in America

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 07.28.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Public advertisements have become such a commonplace part of the American landscape that we don't even consciously register them anymore -- that is unless they contain something extraordinary.

Interview and Review: Son Keeps His Father's Legacy in Motion, While "Others" Try to Stop the Train

Isa Freeling | Posted 05.18.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Traditional African patterns ornament the ovalescent center while the figure is surrounded at top and bottom with the inherited African motifs of the nation he was born to -- but what is inside Mr. Mitchell is boundless without physical context to distinguish him from any other.

Must See Painting Shows: March 2014

Steven Zevitas | Posted 05.04.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

So I got a little carried away this month. There are so many strong shows around the country that this month's must see list contains twenty-eight exh...

15 African American Art World Game Changers

Posted 10.03.2013 | Arts

Last week we featured 30 African American artists who are shaping and defining the contemporary art landscape. But even the most inventive and fearles...

Your Show of Shows

Bruce Helander | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the sizzling streets of Chelsea, not expecting to discover something particularly notable in the typical "summer show" venues but nevertheless making the rounds, out pops a truly unique and memorable exhibition that is shaking things up.

On Michael Rosenfeld's Benny Andrews: There Must Be a Heaven

Bobby Elliott | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts
Bobby Elliott

Although Andrews has become known for his later images, which were typically easier and lighter, the strength of There Must Be a Heaven lies in showing how long it took for Andrews to get to a place of peace.

Romare Bearden's Urban Rhythms And Dreams Of Paradise

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.14.2013 | Arts

Take a deep breath before diving into the color-drenched palette of multimedia artist Romare Bearden. In his 1988 obituary, the New York Times referre...

A Final Tribute to Romare Bearden

Bobby Elliott | Posted 02.17.2013 | Arts
Bobby Elliott

Where other tributes were slight, uneven or unconventional, Urban Rhythms and Dreams of Paradise is the sort of show I had been waiting for: a considerable, fairly balanced and clear celebration of America's greatest collage artist.

Primary Sources,The Studio Museum's Annual Artists in Residence Exhibition

Bobby Elliott | Posted 06.17.2012 | Arts
Bobby Elliott

For all three 2011 - 2012 Artists in Residence -- Njideka Akunyili, Meleko Mokgosi and Xaviera Simmons -- Primary Sources is a big moment; it's a send-off show, concluding their residencies at the museum.

Is New York Still a Home for Artists? Or My Home... So to Speak?

Kalup Linzy | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Unlike my early days in New York, I no longer roam the boroughs attending opening after opening, party after party, all night conversations in some random artist loft/apartment/space (the after after party). It sounds great because it was great. It was also more distracting than inspiring.

PHOTOS: Metaphysical And Multicolored, A Daring New Exhibition

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

The exhibition 'In Context' examines the multicolored threads which helped weave the complex and vibrant 50-year career of Betye Saar. Participating a...

The Bearden Project: A Family Affair

Bobby Elliott | Posted 02.06.2012 | Arts
Bobby Elliott

2011-12-07-Screenshot20111207at9.44.58AM.jpg New York's centennial celebration of Romare Bearden has found its heart at The Studio Museum in Harlem.

New York's Centennial Celebration of Romare Bearden (1911 - 1988)

Bobby Elliott | Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts
Bobby Elliott

"The Bearden Project" won't be putting Romare Bearden in a hallway. And that's a start in making the kind of tribute Bearden and the public deserve.

Guess The Artist: Answer Revealed!

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 11.01.2011 | Arts

Yesterday we showed you this artwork and asked you to guess the artist. Nearly half of you correctly guessed Romare Bearden. Bearden was born on th...

Guess The Artist

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 10.31.2011 | Arts

We've taken a bit of a break with this feature, but we figured with the back-to-school spirit in full swing, now is the perfect time to teach you a li...

Too Many Openings, Too Little Time: This Artweek.LA (February 14-20)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Dr. Leslie King Hammond's Artistic Vitality (VIDEO)

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Timothy Cooper

With all of Dr. King-Hammond's success, nothing may bring her more satisfaction then the gift of spreading the love that art can bring to one's life. This is something the doctor can attest to first hand.