black artists

Artist Winfred Rembert carved leather the way a master carver would shape wood or stone. He learned to do so in prison, where he survived a near lynching, a jail sentence that included time on a…
Like politics, all art is local until it isn’t anymore, a point driven home by Surrealism Beyond Borders, the Met’s tour d’horizon of the global, half-century-long spread of Surrealism from its…
The Gordon Parks Foundation is pleased to present An Imaginative Arrangement of the Things Before Me, an exhibition of new works by artist Tyler Mitchell, a 2020 Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow,…
Twenty-four exemplary works acquired over the last two years from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, one of the most important organizations supporting the work of African American artists from the…
This winter, in his first collaboration with a major UK gallery, American artist Kehinde Wiley will explore the artistic conventions and canons of the Western landscape tradition—mountainous, coastal…
In 1931—between the Great Depression and segregation—a beautiful tombstone was often a privilege denied. Edmonson lost his janitorial job at a Nashville hospital and felt inspired to pursue a new…
African American artists have contributed to this nation’s cultural landscape throughout its history. Here we highlight twelve African American artists you should know more about.
On September 28, Bonhams will offer the Collection of Dr. Sarah Gray, which comprises a wonderful selection of prints and original media by African American artists. Dr. Sarah Gray was a member of…