Author Archives: blackartnow

The Shape of Abstraction: Selections from the Ollie Collection

Saint Louis Museum of Art | Length: 1:59

Art collector, Ron Ollie speaks about his love of art and how he started collecting abstract artists. The Shape of Abstraction: Selections from the Ollie Collection on view at the Saint Louis Museum of Art beginning September 17, 2019 through March 22, 2020.

Black Models in Modern Art

CBS Sunday Morning | Length: 5:48

Correspondent Nancy Giles speaks with Denise Murrell, curator of “Black models: From Géricault to Matisse,” on view at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris through July 21 and Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today” on view October 24, 2018 – February 10, 2019 at the Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University, New York City. Giles also interviews artist, Mickalene Thomas in this piece.