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Reality Talks: Episode One – Jane Golden

On Reality Talks, we speak with working artists and arts professionals on navigating the art world. Through introspective conversation, our guests provide knowledge on the market, public projects and the artistic process. For our opening episode we had the pleasure of interviewing Jane Golden, the Executive Director of The Mural…

Digitalia: Examining Blackness in a Museum Through Technology

Digitalia: Art in the Economy of Ideas at The Museum of African Diaspora Consider this: In the future, you’ll walk into your local museum and see nothing. That’s right. Nothing at all. Gone are your museum preconceptions about popularity, prestige, inclusivity and from which rich family’s collection the museum sourced…

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….

Reality Talks: Episode One – Jane Golden
On Reality Talks, we speak with working artists and arts professionals on navigating the art world. Through introspective conversation, our guests provide knowledge on the market, public projects and the artistic process. For our opening episode we had the pleasure of interviewing Jane Golden, the Executive Director of The... Read more
Digitalia: Examining Blackness in a Museum Through Technology
Digitalia: Art in the Economy of Ideas at The Museum of African Diaspora Consider this: In the future, you’ll walk into your local museum and see nothing. That’s right. Nothing at all. Gone are your museum preconceptions about popularity, prestige, inclusivity and from which rich family’s collection the museum... Read more
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
Studio Visits – Danny Minnick in London
In the studio with @dannyminnick today… he crushed the show at @maddoxgallery and preparing for global impact.. stay tuned! #ArtAboveReality #LookWhatArtFound #Inspiring #Art #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #museum #contemporaryart #ArtCollecting #CollectingArt #FineArt #Painting #Sculpture #ArtExhibition #ArtHistory #DannyMinnick #london A post shared by artabovereality (@artabovereality)... Read more
From the Vapour of Gasoline at White Cube Mason’s Yard
When I stumbled upon the title of this exhibition I immediately thought about the state of the country. In the United States, you could say that the current tone for the average citizen would be filled with worry, unexpected events and the questioning of what it really means to... 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
In Conversation: Dr. Jill Moniz and Dr. Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins at The Landing Gallery
This past Sunday (May 21st), The Landing Gallery hosted a curators panel for its current exhibition “Signifying Form” curated by Dr. jill moniz. Joining her in the panel was Dr. Lizetta LeFalle-Collins, an accomplished curator and creative writer. I was excited to hear what these very accomplished women had... Read more
Studio Visits – Inglewood based artist Larry E. Johnson (Quick Clip)
I took a quick trip to Inglewood to meet up with visual artist Larry E. Johnson as he prepares for his participation in 25 Years Later: Race, Riots and Reform at Gallery 38. Larry just finished his first solo exhibition at Los Angeles Southwest College after graduating this past... Read more
Studio Visits – Charles Dickson
I had the extreme pleasure of visiting the studio of the great Charles Dickson in Compton, CA. Not only was I blown away by the hospitality, I was enthralled and floored by the amount of work and the different medium in which he chose to present each subject. I... 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