Beautiful Art Work by Precious Henshaw
Recently, I stumbled upon a stunning art series by artist Precious Henshaw. Her drawings spoke to the little girl in me, and made me consider how important representation is for young girls, …
Kicked and Started!
We are so happy to hear, Misty Copeland’s A Ballerina’s Tale was fully funded and can’t wait to see the documentary once it airs.
We regret we did not get to post …
By Kathryn Hughes
On the opening of her first UK show, celebrated American artist Kara Walker talks about why her controversial work challenges racism, not – as critics claim – upholds it.
MacArthur “Genuis” Award Winners of 2013
By Eva Keane
The MacArthur Foundation is one of the most prestigious and well known philanthropic organizations in the world.
Its envious Fellowship award has been …
Photographer Anja Niemi
Born in Norway in 1976, Niemi studied at the London College of Printing, and Parsons School of Design. She has received critical recognition for her previous shows and has been touted as a ‘Future Great’ …
Nne Ebong Promoted to SVP of Drama Development at ABC
Nne Ebong has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Drama Development at ABC, replacing Michael Mcdonald who’s leaving to launch his own production shingle within the studio.
Essentially Ebong will run …
Being Your Authentic Self
“Why is it so difficult for Black American men to be themselves, their essential selves and to remain who they truly are?” Question Bridge is an interactive project using video as a format …
A Further Look at Casta Paintings and the Construct of Race
By Dash Harris
“Casta” is Spanish for caste and “casta paintings” existed in colonial Latin America during the 17th and 18th century. They …
Constructing Race With Images
By Lorraine Spencer
Pintura de castas
Casta paintings are colonial paintings from the 18th century. They are portraits from Mexico that represent images of mixed race families. The paintings were used …
50 Shades of Black
From 50 Shades Web:
50 Shades of Black is a unique collection of stories and art. It is an international dialogue about the intersection of sex and skin tone and how they …