“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 artists
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.
TIME Magazine‘s 2015 “100 Most Influential People” issue is covered by ballerina Misty Copeland, rapper and fashion designer Kanye West, Mexican-American journalist and author Jorge Ramos, actor Bradley Cooper, and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
What can you do when the neighborhood you love has fallen into blight? Pottery maker Theaster Gates answers with a little imagination, and hopes to inspire others to do the same.
Courtney Lovett perfectly captures everyone’s favorite turbulent hip-hop family in a digital painting titled “Empire: The Lyon Family.”
The Skateroom has collaborated with the late Jean-Michel Basquiat’s estate to bring his work to a collection of exclusive skateboard decks.
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.
“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.
Zachi Telesha, a 12-year-old comics writer, lost his four and a half year battle to cancer this week.
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 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.
Gerrel Sanders aka GAKS has released the first set of his Skull Girls series. The multi-disciplined Trinidad and Tobago-based digital artist has left fans in anticipation of his new skull-faced vector beauties for weeks.