black artists

April Bey’s practice is grounded in the fundamental truth that systems and attitudes don’t need to be the way they are. Through both her striking aesthetic and her conceptual approach, Bey breaks…
In Kehinde Wiley's first renowned works, he replaced white royalty, nobility, and saints with young Black men. "Rumors of War" is, among other things, a continuation of his determination to address…
Fresh off its survey of Faith Ringgold, the New Museum presents a retrospective of another veteran African American painter whose aesthetic DNA courses through subsequent generations of black artists…
Along with the exhibition, Hendricks’s art and its impact will be further explored through a richly illustrated exhibition catalogue with contributions by artists and creative figures including…
The Gordon Parks Foundation is pleased to present an exhibition of new works by Nina Chanel Abney. Through her use of vivid color, grand scale, and a combination of representation and abstraction,…
On July 27 in New York, Bonhams auction of Modern & Contemporary Art & Photography from Africa and the Diaspora will feature a large selection of exceptional photography including a striking…
Live fast, die young, and leave a beautiful corpse: That’s often been the ticket to artistic immortality, even while coming at considerable cost. Such was the case for Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988…
Leigh Brings an Unprecedented Degree of Black Female Representation to the U.S. Pavilion & the Venice Biennale at Large