30 Americans One Nation, Thirty Experiences, is a collection of contemporary African-American art from The Rubell Family Collection currently being shown at the Detroit Institute Of Arts. Thirty of the most relevant African-American artists use humor, social commentary, beauty and history to question and re-formulate notions of identity. Whether it’sContinue Reading

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An Economy Of Grace is the filmed documentation of Kehinde Wiley’s project of painting women for a first time. Wiley chose Black women as his subject and he shares the process of scouting and conceptualizing the women on canvas. Related posts: Kehinde Wiley: The World Stage: Israel Kehinde Wiley: AnContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”XL0pLJ3pUJw”] Kehinde Wiley, who’s become known for his paintings of African-American men inspired by classic portraits, recently made Black women his subjects. Wiley’s first time making portraits of women is the focus of the documentary, An Economy Of Grace. Women from New York City are dressed in couture gownsContinue Reading

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