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Langston Hughes’ Timeless Resonance on Showtime
3 months ago

Langston Hughes’ Timeless Resonance on Showtime

Fellow Travelers, a Showtime© series exploring the challenges queer individuals faced during McCarthyism, featured a pivotal scene. Journalist Marcus Hooks, portrayed by Jelani Aladdin, encounters the drag performer Frankie (Noah …
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Artist Charles White’s Triumph with Portier and Belafonte
3 months ago

Artist Charles White’s Triumph with Portier and Belafonte

Regarding art, certain creators emerge as enduring wellsprings of inspiration, and Charles White unquestionably finds his place among this illustrious pantheon. Born in 1918, White overcame formidable adversity and discrimination …
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The Holiday Tapestry of Charles Collins Jr.’s Art
3 months ago

The Holiday Tapestry of Charles Collins Jr.’s Art

By  •  Art

As we approach the holiday season, we are filled with joy, love, and timeless traditions. It’s a time to cherish moments with family and friends, sharing stories and heartfelt connections. …
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Girls at the Vanguard of Change in the Era of Brown v. Board
10 months ago

Girls at the Vanguard of Change in the Era of Brown v. Board

On this anniversary of the landmark Brown vs. the Board of Education ruling, we commemorate the courageous girls who played pivotal roles in desegregating America’s schools. Their stories, while inspiring, …
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The Fine Art Debate: Giclées vs. Originals
10 months ago

The Fine Art Debate: Giclées vs. Originals

Building an art collection is a personal journey that enables enthusiasts to explore diverse options and find pieces that align with their tastes and values. From original artwork to giclées, …
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The Art World’s New Frontier: NFT’s and the Unstoppable Force of Creativity
11 months ago

The Art World’s New Frontier: NFT’s and the Unstoppable Force of Creativity

Shooting stars of innovation, NFTs have disrupted the traditional art world, creating an emerging trend of exclusive and verifiable digital art. They are like beacons of light, guiding artists and collectors toward a future where ownership and authenticity are paramount.
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Exhibition Creates New Narrative About African Art
9 years ago

Exhibition Creates New Narrative About African Art

By  •  Art, Places

Artists live to tell the truth, challenge visual perceptions and decimate false ideologies, oftentimes through notions based on their own cultural and societal experiences. When it comes to African culture, …
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Trailblazer Willie Birch anchors new ‘Changing Course’ exhibit
6 years ago

Trailblazer Willie Birch anchors new ‘Changing Course’ exhibit

By  •  Art

The artist Willie Birch grew up in New Orleans before the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, well before the Black Power Movement, and in the throes of the …
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