Fair is Foul and Foul Ain’t Fair

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Shanequa Gay, Dual Citizen, n.d.

Fair is Foul and Foul Ain’t Fair
February 5 – April 7, 2017
Martha Cloud Chapman Gallery, Wofford College
Spartanburg, SC

Related Information
| Artist Talk & Opening Reception: 4 pm, Tuesday, February 28 | New Exhibit at Wofford Portrays Contemporary African-American Experience (Spartanburg Herald Journal, February 22, 2017)

Artist Information | Web \ Twitter / Instagram

 

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Omar Victor Diop: “Project Diaspora”

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Omar Victor Diop: “Project Diaspora”
Through August 20, 2017
SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film
Atlanta, GA

Artist Information | Web \ Twitter / Instagram

Image Credit | Omar Victor Diop, “Dom Nicolau,” 2014. Courtesy of the artist and MAGNIN-A, Paris. ~via SCAD FASH

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Fahamu Pecou: The People Could Fly

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February 18 — March 25, 2017
Conduit Gallery
Dallas, TX

Artist Information | Web \ Twitter / Instagram \ Conduit Gallery Profile

Image Credit | Fahamu Pecou, Memory as Medicine, 2017.

 

 

 

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Regarding Africa: Contemporary Art and Afro-Futurism

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December 9, 2016 – May 27, 2017
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Tel Aviv, Israel

Curator | Ruth Direktor | Related Content | Afrofuturism Takes on a New Meaning in Israel (Apollo Magazine, February 21, 2017) | Participating Artists | David Adika, Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou, Abiel Amanuel, Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, Zoya Cherkassky-Nnadi, Aboudia Abdoulaye Diarrassouba, Pietor Hugo, Wanuri Kahiu, Luciana Kaplun, Bodys Isek Kingelez, Olga Kundina, Anna Lukashevsky, Asya Lukin, Ibrahim Mahama, Abu Bakarr Mansaray, Alicia Mersy, Esther Mahlangu, Nandipha Mntambo, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Wangechi Mutu, J. D. ‘Okhai’ Ojeikere, Adjani Okpu-Egbe, Ariel Reichman, Adam Rotbard, Chéri Samba, Malick Sidibé, Natalia Zourabova

Image Credit | Esther Mahlangu, Untitled, 1991. Courtesy CAAC – The Pigozzi, Geneva / © Esther Mahlangu. ~via Tel Aviv Museum of Art

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jux • ta • po • si • tion

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Monique Muse, Kenny, n.d.

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February 15 – Marh 15, 2017
Rosenberg Gallery, New York University
New York, NY

Group exhibition featuring works by African-American faculty, staff, students and alumni within New York University’s  Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Art Professions.  Curated by Lonnie Woods III.

Related Content | Steinhardt Artists Celebrate Black Experience, Excellence (Washington Square News, February 21, 2017) | Participating Artists | Noel Anderson, Solomon Bennett, Maya Beverly, Terry Beverly, Damien Davis, Aunrico Gatson, Lyle Ashton Harris, Monilola Ilupeju, Steven Mosley, Monique Muse, Komikka Patton, Erika Ranee, Kaylee Reynolds, Marz Saffore, Kiyomi Taylor, Alston Watson and Lonnie Woods III

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Picturing Frederick Douglass: The Most Photographed American of the 19th Century

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Through July 31, 2017
Museum of African American History
Boston, MA

Related Content | Boston photography exhibit focuses on Frederick Douglass (The Patriot Ledger, February 16, 2017) | Five Myths About Frederick Douglass (Washington Post, February 10, 2017) | Why Frederick Douglass Was the Most Photographed 19th-Century American (Hyperallergic, February 6, 2017) | Long Live Frederick Douglass, Man of the New Millennium (CRAVE, February 6, 2017) | Picturing Frederick Douglass  (BU Today, July 25, 2016)  Frederick Douglass Used Photographs To Force The Nation To Begin Addressing Racism (WBUR, July 21, 2016) Frederick Douglass Exhibit Opening at the Museum of African American History (Boston Magazine, July 14, 2016) | Book | Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century’s Most Photographed American (November 2015)

 

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Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett

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Jan 27 – Apr 9, 2017
Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Related Content | Lockett’s Creative Vision on View at the Ackland (The Herald-Sun, February 4, 2017) Previous Reviews | Art Review: ‘Fever Within’ a Striking Testament to Power of Empathy (Atlanta Journal Constitution, November 15, 2016) | At the High Museum’s Ronald Lockett Exhibition, Outsider Art has Insider Status (Atlanta Magazine, October 2016) | Choosing Between a Folk Artist’s Story and His Work (Hyperallergic, September 13, 2016) | In Sheet Metal and Scraps, Ronald Lockett Evokes Struggle and Survival  (The New York Times, August 11, 2016) Learn more about Ronald Lockett | Ronald Lockett (Souls Grown Deep Foundation)

Image Credit | Ronald Lockett, Rebirth, 1987.

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