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Opening of 'Theaster Gates: Black Image Corporation'

Opening of ‘Theaster Gates: Black Image Corporation’

Theaster Gates: Black Image Corporation (January 28 – May 16, 2020) explores the legacy of the Johnson Publishing Company archive. Please join us for an opening conversation with Daisy Desrosiers, Associate Curator of Theaster Gates: Black Image Corporation and Director...
Book Review: “Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi”

Book Review: “Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi”

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Culture Type: Culture Type Picks: 14 Best Black Art Books of 2019

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Quaint Revolt: ‘BLACK IMAGE CORPORATION’ MAKES U.S. DEBUT WITH SPELMAN MUSEUM

Quaint Revolt: ‘BLACK IMAGE CORPORATION’ MAKES U.S. DEBUT WITH SPELMAN MUSEUM

Jan 5, 2020 Click here to read article.
Book Review: “Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi”

Book Review: “Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi”

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ARTS ATL: Year in Review: Art + Design scene benefits from Bunnen, Gay, Mann, Pecou + more

ARTS ATL: Year in Review: Art + Design scene benefits from Bunnen, Gay, Mann, Pecou + more

December 27, 2019 by Kathy Janich Excerpt: The Spelman Museum began the year with a small but splendid exhibition by Amy Sherald, whose career has soared since she painted Michelle Obama’s official portrait, and closed with Mildred Thompson: The Atlanta Years, 1986–2003, an equally fine, and perhaps more important, exploration of the artist’s multifaceted oeuvre. See more...

PRESS RELEASE: Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Kicks Off the New Decade With the United States Debut of Theaster Gates’ “Black Image Corporation”

Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Kicks Off the New Decade With the United States Debut of Theaster Gates’ Black Image Corporation
ART PAPERS: Mildred Thompson

ART PAPERS: Mildred Thompson

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ARTSATL: Mildred Thompson: The Atlanta Years, 1986–2003

ARTSATL: Mildred Thompson: The Atlanta Years, 1986–2003

October 2019 See more here.
artdaily.com: Deborah Roberts' unique take on blackness featured in new book

artdaily.com: Deborah Roberts’ unique take on blackness featured in new book

October 2019 Athens, GA See more here.

PRESS RELEASE: Artist Mildred Thompson Headlines Fall Exhibition at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

Artist Mildred Thompson Headlines Fall Exhibition at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art