“Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design,” an exhibit currently at Spain’s Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, focuses on a new generation of creative thinkers from and within the continent.
Tag Archives: Black art
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s rarely seen documents will be on display at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art in an exhibit titled, ‘Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks (February 28-May 29, 2016).
Brilliant pop art series, “Monchi,” centers retro-futurist women of color and their varied beauty — stretch marks included.
Courtney Lovett perfectly captures everyone’s favorite turbulent hip-hop family in a digital painting titled “Empire: The Lyon Family.”
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s rarely seen documents will be on display at Brooklyn Museum in an exhibit titled, ‘Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks (April 3–August 23, 2015).
Never before seen artworks from Jean-Michel Basquiat’s early years will be showcased at New York City’s Acquavella Gallery from May 1st through June 13th.
Artist Illumistrations brings Janelle Monáe’s sci-fi alter-ego Cindi Mayweather to life in his latest piece titled after the singer’s current album, The Electric Lady.
Not sure if Sara Golish was listening to the Ella Fitzgerald or Barbra Streisand/Johnny Mathis version of the song when she created ‘The shadow of your smile,’ but it’s a gorgeous new print by the Toronto-based visual artist.
“Hold It In Your Mouth A Little Longer” is a magnificent new piece by 28-year-old Nigerian-American artist Toyin Odutola, whose signature style is a use of texture, light, and pattern unlike I’ve ever seen.
Inspired by the summer’s most anticipated album, Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail,’ designer Darien Birks illustrates the set’s announced collaborators: Pharrell Williams, Rick Rubin, Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, and Mr. Carter.
Though currently still in beta, artwork for Blue Frog Gaming’s Darkfire Galaxies has slowly rolled out over the past few months, garnering more and more interest in the game.
Our latest Creative Feature spotlights Virginia-based artist “Illumistrations,” who recreates the superheroes, heroines and villains we love with a mahogany twist.
It’s only Monday but Patience Lekien’s digital tribute to Disney’s ‘The Proud Family’ is our Creative Pick of the Week!
On January 12th, Harlem’s Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture will hold the historic neighborhood’s first Black Comic Book Festival. The full day of activities includes a film screening of ‘White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books,’ a pop-up art exhibition in honor of legendary comic book artist Jack Kirby, discussions, workshops and more!
On Saturday, at 3rdEye(Sol)ation in Brooklyn, NY, Paint and Poetry was pure creative bliss and wonderment.
Enjoy this first look at a new Black graphic novel, ‘Ajala: A Series of Adventures,’ which will be released in four parts starting January 2013. The series was created and written by Robert Moore, founder of XMoore Studios, with beautiful graphic support from illustrator N. Steven Harris, who has worked on some of the biggest characters published by Marvel, DC Comics, and Dark Horse Comics.
For our third installment of Black Music Month features, we’ve collected artwork inspired by late singer, actress and my personal obsession Dorothy Dandridge.
Continuing our Black Music Month features, we’ve collected artwork and designs inspired by legendary Roots’ drummer, DJ and producer Ahmir Thompson, better known as Questlove.
Perhaps it’s early to pick the week’s most interesting creative pick, but we’ve sat on this long enough! Painted by NYC-based artist Andre Woolery, this phenomenal Erykah Badu mural is a part of his ‘Paint The Town’ series.
While it may or may not be inspired by Nina Simone’s legendary song, Modé’s exquisite “4 Women” painting is now available as a printed tote.