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Black Bodies, Feminism and Representation. Is the use of the body in art the most effective way to examine social inequities and help to progress the surrounding conversation?

The body being one of if not the most sacred pieces of humanity, is also often one of the most scrutinized, abused and controlled entities of our society. It has been used to judge, influence and portray humanity, creating a classification system to which certain validations are required for participation….

Street Artist “MiMo” claims to be creative force behind the ALEC Monopoly art machine

Do you believe in ghosts? I’m talking about the folks in our culture who “collaborate” in creating some of the largest art and entertainment brands known in the world today. On the heels of the Meek Mill and Drake ghostwriting feud, I was introduced to another quarrel, this time in…

Black Bodies, Feminism and Representation. Is the use of the body in art the most effective way to examine social inequities and help to progress the surrounding conversation?
The body being one of if not the most sacred pieces of humanity, is also often one of the most scrutinized, abused and controlled entities of our society. It has been used to judge, influence and portray humanity, creating a classification system to which certain validations are required for... Read more
Punching Bags, A Stadium for Murder and More and the 2018 L.A. Art Show
“Left or Right” by Antuan, A Healing Project, 1998-2018 at the @laartshow #ArtAboveReality #LookWhatArtFound #Inspiring #Art #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #contemporaryart #CollectingArt #FineArt #LAArtShow #LosAngeles #ArtFair #ArtMarket #Dictators #Trump #KimJong #Putin #Punchingbag A post shared by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Jan 11, 2018 at 8:42pm... Read more
Visiting the 2018 Venice Biennale and the Work that Caught My Eye
#PlacesAndSpaces2017 – Traveled to the beautiful country of #Italy with one mission… get to the @labiennale! I was so excited when we got the itinerary. When I first arrived at the Arsenale I was so anxious that what I was about to see would be a little over the... Read more
The Allegory of Frederic Lord Leighton’s An Athlete Wrestling A Python (1877)
“When I was at work upon the Daphnephoria it occurred to me to model some of the figures. It was at this time that the idea of my Athlete Struggling with a Python came into my mind, and so I modelled this figure.” – Frederick Lord Leighton I walked... Read more
Performance: Derrick Adams’ “Network” at California African American Museum
CAAM presents the work of New York-based multidisciplinary artist Derrick Adams, who creatively employs collage, sculpture, video, installation, and performance to examine how television and media shape contemporary culture. Images of classic African American television shows like Sanford and Son and luminaries including Oprah Winfrey, Diahann Carroll, and O.J.... Read more
Theaster Gates & The Black Monks of Mississippi at The Underground Museum
I had the amazing pleasure of witnessing Theaster Gates perform at the Underground Museum and it was mind-blowing. Along with The Black Monks of Mississippi, Theaster turned the museum into a southern baptist church mixing elements of church harmony and jazz scat combinations that left the room stunned with... Read more
My Top Favorite Art Pieces, Murals and Installations at Art Basel Miami and Satellite Fairs
Stopped by my peeps at @thinkspace_art and man! Finally got to meet @_sergiogarcia_ and see this beauty! Wow! #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #museum #artlaw #artbusiness #artmanagement #arteconomics #raw #thinkspace #marijuana #scopemiamibeach A... Read more
Art, Activism and Secret Walls w/ Art For Amnesty at The Container Yard
Artist @jc.ro for the @artforamnestyus event.. this piece was inspired by two students in Azerbaijan who were framed for expressions through graffiti.. #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #artforamnesty #spraypaint A photo posted by... Read more
Holding Court: #ArtForAmnesty Panel at The Underground Museum
At @theundergroundmuseum getting ready for an exciting panel with some great folks! #artforamnesty #art4rights #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Dec 8, 2016 at 7:02pm PST Packed... Read more
In Conversation: Mark Bradford and Naima Keith at California African American Museum
On Wednesday October 20th, the California African-American Museum (CAAM) hosted an artist conversation with Mark to kick off its new museum branding and direction to go along with the opening of its newest exhibitions. Hosted by its new director Naima Keith, I was already impressed with the direction the... Read more