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Lois Mailou Jones Painting Of Alma Thomas Backyard And Much More March 01 2019

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Black Art In America Presents "Love Life and Fairytales"
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Artist reception Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 1 PM – 5 PM EST

Lois Mailou Jones painted Alma Thomas backyard porch and garden. Have you scene this work? BAIA is working with a museum to help locate the owner. If you know this painting and its location we would love to hear from you. Email us atinfo@blackartinamerica.com

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Studio Noize Podcast

Episode 22 @najee.dorsey broke down how he works as an art dealer with artists to help build them up whether through marketing and making connections or critiquing your craft. A lot of things artist don’t think about or talk about. Well we talk about it! Listen, subscribe and share! 

The South Side apartment of Patric McCoy, AB’69, is filled from floor to ceiling with 1,300 works—mostly by contemporary artists from the African diaspora. More

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Considering the dissimilar nature of these works when compared with other forms of portraiture, the raised, undulated skins of the figures pictured tend to engender a broad range of reactions from viewers—from an infatuation and perception of beauty—to notions of a peculiar defacement. Both contrasting views of the work that will continue to inspire discourse of aesthetics, and the presentation of the black body in art. Read more

The Dorseys' Black Art In America collection debuted last weekend to over 500 people opening day at the Houston Museum of African American Culture. More

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Swizz Beats embraces collecting the "Black Renaissance," Artist and Contemporary African Art Curator Bisi Silva leaves a legacy: BAIA Newsletter 02/14/2019 February 18 2019

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Though he [Swizz Beats] can be overwhelmingly humble, when I asked him how he thinks the hip-hop community became so interested in art, he responds, evenly and deliberately — just stating the facts — “I don’t take credit for a lot of things, but I will take credit for that.”

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Painter, author, art collector, and arts entrepreneur Danny Simmons has joined the African American Collections Committee at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Simmons, 65, is the brother of Russell Simmons, with whom he co-founded and co-produced the influential HBO series Def Poetry Jam; and Joseph “Reverend Run” Simmons of hip-hop pioneers Run-DMC. After many years based in Brooklyn, Simmons now lives in and operates all his philanthropic efforts out of Philadelphia.

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"Peaches and Cream" by Najee Dorsey
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"Date Night"   by Evita Tezeno                                       "Lovers" by Ann Tanksley 
 
"Dreaming" by Isolina Cimonta                                  "Jivin Scribe" by Claude Clark
 
"When the city decided to demolish an abandoned building not far from the stadium where Fabian Williams had painted a mural of Colin Kaepernick in 2017, he and his fellow street artists and muralists decided “game on.”

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SUZY SCHULTZ FOR WINNING
THE MARGARET MARTIN MEMORIAL AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN WATERCOLOR SOCIETY'S 152ND ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBTION
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Najee and Seteria Dorsey will celebrate 25 years of marriage August 4th, 2019 and over that time they have cultivated a passion for collecting art and objects of cultural and aesthetic value which has resulted in the international brand of Black Art In America.

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