National and International News and Events. This lists the news for the National and International events and articles.  The events are listed first by the end date of the event.  These will be added before the event starts and deleted when the event is over.  The news items will remain as long as they are relevant and will be remove after one year.  An archive of the News items over one year old will be kept separately.  The designation NEW! will remain on an item line for 30 days and each line has the date the event or article was posted.


NEW! (Posted 11/4/2017) Dreaming Bigger in Strange Times, Reception November 11th, 2017, Exhibition thru December 16th, 2017; VIEW MORE INFO


NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) Mnuchin Gallery Presents Works by Sam Gilliam, Mnuchin Gallery, New York, NY, Exhibition 11/2 thru 12/16/2017; VIEW MORE INFO


NEW! (Posted 8/31/2017) Times Square Art presents WORD ON THE STREET, a public arts exhibition in Times Square, New York, NY, August 29th thru February, 2018; VIEW MORE INFO


Bangkok’s Art Biennial

November, 2018 thru February 2019; VIEW MORE INFO;  Keep abreast of the developments as they happen.


  • NEW! (Posted 11/5/2017) Culture Talk: Arnold Lehman on Curating ‘American African American,’ a Selling Exhibition at Phillips London; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 11/5/2017) DORI TINSTALL WANTS TO DECOLONIZE DESIGN EDUCATION; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/24/2017) Frieze London Highlights: Performances by Donna Kukama and Nástio Mosquito, Paintings by Kerry James Marshall and Titus Kaphar, Hannah Black Enters Tate Collection; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 10/7/2017) Augustus Casely-Hayford Named Director of Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/7/2017) How the Hubbub of Paris Drove Dubuffet; VIEW MORE INFO (Video)
  • NEW! (Posted 10/7/2017) THE STUDIO MUSEUM IN HARLEM TO BREAK GROUND IN LATE FALL 2018 FOR ITS NEW HOME, DESIGNED BY DAVID ADJAYE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/7/2017) New Season, New Art: Fall Begins with 45 Notable Exhibitions Featuring Works by Black Artists; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/7/2017) Kenyan fashion designers respond to not being “African enough”; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/7/2017) FACING POVERTY, ACADEMICS TURN TO SEX WORK AND SLEEPING IN CARS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/7/2017) TAYLOR RENEE ALDRIDGE SUCCESS DOESN’T ALWAYS COME WITH FEELING OF SELF WORTH; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 10/7/2017) NEW FLOOR AND WALL BASED SCULPTURES AND QUILTS BY HANK-WILLIS THOMAS ON VIEW AT BEN BROWN FINE ARTS VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/19/2017) THE BLACK SCHOOL HARLEM; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) Artist Titus Kaphar makes paintings and sculptures that wrestle with the struggles of the past; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/7/2017) Ebony McKinney, Tireless Advocate for the Arts, Dies Unexpectedly; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 7/7/2017) Galleries to Know In New York; VIEW GALLERIES, MORE GALLERIES
  • (Posted 6/10/2017) Nigeria’s First-Ever Venice Biennale Pavilion Challenges Colonial Narratives; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/10/2017) “THAT IS WHO WE ARE, AND IT’S BEAUTIFUL”: THE RADIANT VISION OF THE TUNNELVISION ARTISTS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/10/2017) We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/10/2017) Naomi Beckwith is Chairing New Curatorial Leadership Summit at 2018 Armory Show; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/8/2017) Looking for Langston at Victoria Miro; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/8/2017) Sotheby’s Posthumous Sale of 3 Paintings by Barkley L. Hendricks Yields Artist Record; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 5/18/2017) Why Mark Bradford Is the Artist of the Moment; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 5/12/2017) Artist and Citizen: Mark Bradford Presents His Democratic Vision at Venice Biennale; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 5/12/2017)  The influence of the British Black Art movement; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 5/12/2017)  The Argument Made By The Absence: On Whiteness, Polychromy, And Diversity In Classics; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 5/6/2017)  Mithu Basu: Artrepreneur & Dolna; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/28/2017) ‘Remix’ or plagiarism? Artists battle over a Chicago mural of Michelle Obama; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/28/2017)  Clementine Hunter, London; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017) Frieze Talks New York: 2017 Program; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/28/2017)  Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; VIEW MORE INFO (Video)
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  Kentridge opens Johannesburg space for artists to learn by failing; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  A New Grammar for Blackness intricate drawings of Toyin Ojih Odutola; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  Visually Speaking: Lina Viktor and Amy Sall by Schomburg Center; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  The Lenny Interview: Kimberly Drew, aka @MuseumMammy Meet the Instagram Star Elevating Black Contemporary Art; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  Artist Profile: Devin Kenny; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017) MOCA Los Angeles Names Amanda Hunt Director of Education and Public Programming; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) L.A. assemblage artists featured in Swann African-American Fine Art Auction; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Who the F*$& Is Jackson Pollock; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Henry Taylor’s March Cover of Art in America Magazine is Inspired by 1968 Photo of Cicely Tyson and Miles Davis; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Meleko Mokgosi. 2017 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) REMIX: Columbia Museum of Art…Wow!; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) The Black Years Series by Artist William Rhodes; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Curator Rujeko Hockley is Joining the Whitney Museum; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Arthur Jafa’s show presents a powerful duality that epitomizes race relations in the US; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Bronx Museum Won’t Get Loan of Art From Cuba; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Illustrator Kadir Nelson Envisions Martin Luther King Jr. for Cover of The New Yorker; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/1/2017) Censorship, Not the Painting, Must Go: On Dana Schutz’s Image of Emmett Till; VIEW MORE INFO