black artists

Leigh Brings an Unprecedented Degree of Black Female Representation to the U.S. Pavilion & the Venice Biennale at Large
The New Museum’s retrospective of Faith Ringgold seems especially timely. The exhibition reveals how Ringgold’s work sees race not only as a matter of identity politics, but also as foundational to U…
This slideshow is dedicated to black, contemporary artists that we believe our readers should know more about. The artworks highlighted here span drawing, painting, quilting, and sculptural practice.
The arrival of a traveling exhibition entitled Peace, Power & Prestige: Metal Arts in Africa comes as no surprise. Represented in everything from jewelry and weaponry to currency and identity,…
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has had quite a lasting international impact. This sentiment holds within every event, tribute, or art piece created in his honor. Over the decades, artists have shared…
Primarily drawn from the LACMA's collection, the exhibition brings together around 140 works spanning roughly 200 years. Subjects include a wide range—from iconic change-makers to ordinary people…
There have been many famous, artistic love affairs and partnerships over the years. These relationships run the gamut from inspirational muses to creative partners to lovers and friends.
The first female Haitian artist to exhibit at the Met, Fabiola Jean-Louis was commissioned to create a piece for its groundbreaking current exhibition, Before Yesterday We Could Fly: An Afrofuturist…