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Photography
Photography

Elemental Portraits Peel Back the Layers of Racial Identity

Lauren Machen draws inspiration from the classical elements (earth, fire, wind, and water) for her latest photography series.
Annie Armstrong
7.28.17
exhibitions
exhibitions

A New Exhibit at the Tate Gives Voice to Civil Rights-Era Black Artists

'Soul of a Nation' looks at what it was like to be a black artist from 1963 to 1983.
Catherine Chapman
7.23.17
Photography
Photography

A Photographer's Honest Portraits Recontextualize Black Masculinity

Jonathan Gardenhire captures "honest pictures of black men" that are once familiar and transformative.
Antwaun Sargent
7.16.17
gallery show
gallery show

How to Survive Systemic Racism in America

Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter explores the politics of survival at We Buy Gold in Brooklyn.
Antwaun Sargent
7.12.17
50 states of art
50 states of art

We're the Artists Fighting Racism in Memphis | #50StatesofArt

The CLTV is an organization in Memphis, TN working diligently to create a platform for Black artists in their city.
Victoria Jones
4.25.17
Art
Art

Celebrate MLK Weekend With This Iconic Edition of FELT Zine

The center piece of Mark Digital's 'King's Dream' issue is a black bust covered in roses.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.14.17
Art
Art

What Do Mid-Century Election Photos Teach Us About Today?

A black photographer in Pittsburgh, Charles “Teenie” Harris captured politics, celebrities, and his community from the 1930s to the late 70s
Francesca Capossela
8.2.16
Art
Art

8 Textile Artists Weave a Narrative of Racial Injustice

'The Fabric of Emancipation' exhibit focuses the craft of textile art to stitch a deeper conversation.
Diana Shi
6.26.16
Art
Art

Gold-Leaf Collages Contrast The Civil Rights Movement and The Space Race

Delano Dunn’s mixed-media works highlight the concurrent historical developments of space exploration and the American Civil Rights Movement.
Gabrielle Bruney
4.17.16