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

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

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January 2020 Newsletter

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

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Opening Conversation and Reception of 'Theaster Gates: Black Image Corporation'

Opening Conversation and Reception 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 of Programs at the Lunder Institute for American Art at Colby College, and Andrea Barnwell...
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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December 2019 Newsletter III

December 2019 Newsletter III

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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...