by Julie Walker onDecember 5, 2012
Check out pieces from Kehinde Wiley, Hank Willis Thomas and others on display at the Miami fair.
August 10, 2012
Video: At the Harlem Fine Arts Show, The Root's Henry Louis Gates Jr. noted the black creative tradition.
by Harriette Cole onApril 5, 2012
Meeting the artist, who passed away on Monday, and buying her iconic work Sharecropper was life-altering.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onSeptember 28, 2011
The prolific African-American artist's collages depict the complexities of the black experience.
by Paul Devlin onSeptember 3, 2011
The late, great artist would have turned 100 this month, and he doesn't get the respect he deserves.
by Valerie Gladstone onAugust 5, 2010
Find out which artists the Obamas chose for the nation's most prestigious art collection.
June 1, 2009
Last week, the WALL STREET JOURNAL ran a great piece about how the Obama family is changing the visual art on the walls of the White House. Over time, the Reagans, Clintons and both Bush White Houses have added to the expansive permanent collection of two- and three-dimensional art—and now the Obamas are looking to make their mark. Naturally...
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