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Women Artists of Color Are Using Textiles to Rewrite Histories
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Poet and scholar Eunsong Kim described the nature of archival building for Black, Indigenous, and people of color in the West as inherently fraught due to the historical legacy of Euro-American institutions housing culture stolen from across the globe. Her...
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Pace and Black Lunch Table Are Opening the Gallery’s Library to the Public for the First
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This February, Pace will present an exhibition opening the gallery’s private library to the public for the first time. A culmination of a six-month fellowship (and an ongoing partnership) between radical archiving project Black Lunch Table, Kristen Owens, the organization’s Wikimedia fellow and...
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The Artsy Vanguard 2022: Wangari Mathenge
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After The Break (2022), a painting by artist Wangari Mathenge, takes us inside a home, where a person appears before an upholstered chair and ottoman covered in a tropical leaf pattern. The space is accented by actual flora—raspberry tiger lilies and kelly...
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The Book Biz Learns to Embrace Our Diverse Reality
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Driven by a national wave of public social protest and a renewed professional commitment, U.S. publishers say they are focused on acquiring adult, young adult, and children’s books that better reflect the diversity of American society. And while acknowledging a...
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Didier William Is Using His Art to Offer Black, Queer Immigrants Hope
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The city of Miami is home to the largest Haitian population outside Haiti. Artist Didier William, who was born in Haiti, was raised in North Miami, making him one of many immigrants from the island to call it home. There, William...
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What does this year’s double Booker win mean for south Asian literature?
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With Sri Lanka’s Shehan Karunatilaka and India’s Geetanjali Shree taking home two of publishing’s biggest prizes, what next for one of the world’s most overlooked literary regions? hy isn’t more south Asian fiction published outside the subcontinent? And is the...
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Tiya Miles is the winner of the 2022 Cundill History Prize.
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Tonight, in a ceremony at the Windsor Ballrooms in Montreal, Tiya Miles was awarded the $75,000 Cundill History Prize, which recognizes the best history writing in English, for All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake....
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Dionn Reneé, artist of ‘The Woman King’ film poster, paints Queen Diambi — the real-life ‘Woman King’
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Dionn Reneé is recognized for her work as a fine artist, graphic designer, and photographer throughout the entertainment industry. She has painted portraits of Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, and Maya Angelou, who displayed her portrait in her office. This year Dionn...
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The New Generation of Black Women and Nonbinary Gallerists
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Black women are the present and future of contemporary art. It’s something I’ve said on Instagram and a fact that continues to prove itself over and over again. From Simone Leigh becoming the first Black woman artist to represent the United States at...
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Nsa Artists and Writers Residency 2023 Open Call
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Application is now open for the 2023 Artists and Writers fully funded six months residency. We strongly encourage artists and writers who identify as BIPOC, Natives, and from minority ethnicities. Currently, we do not accept applications by mail or email....
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