Our Black History Spotlight shines on Mickalene Thomas, who draws from memory and conversation to create strong images of women –examining ideas around femininity, beauty, race, sexuality, and gender.…
Glenn Ligon is an American conceptual artist whose work explores race, language, and identity by engaging the subjects within wordplay.
We're continuing our Black History Month Series with a profile on the always controversial, Visual Artist, Clifford Owens.
Yinka Shonibare, MBE is best-known for his life-sized mannequins dressed in colorful Dutch-wax fabrics that explore roving viewpoints of colonialism and post-colonialism through whimsy and parody view…
Whitfield Lovell’s work illuminates the humanity and richness of anonymous people, engraining their legacies in our cultural memory.
Carrie Mae Weem's, "Kitchen Table Series" are staged black & white photographs; little snips of everyday domesticity about our identity within relationships.
In a contemporary realm of art, Photographer Ayana V. Jackson digs deep into African American and African diaspora experiences, giving new life to older narrations.
Lakwena Maciver is a London-based mixed media artist who uses a kaleidoscopic colors to make her mark.
Titus Kaphar tops my lists of 'Artists to Watch' though it seems that most of the art world had their eyes trained on him already. When it come to iconography in art, Kaphar seems to be screaming the …
We start off our Black History Month Spotlight Series with a look at the life of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.