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Alma Thomas, Resurrection, 1966, acrylic and graphite on canvas. WHITE HOUSE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

The Obamas Bring More Modern and Contemporary Art into the White House

Every U.S. president’s political vision comes with an artistic one, as well. As the New York Times reports, Barack Obama has broadened the scope of the White House’s art collection, replacing stuffy portraits with more modern and contemporary art.The article specifically … Read More


Here’s a Photo of an Alma Thomas Painting in the White House

It’s a beautiful Wednesday afternoon here in New York City—about 70 degrees and partly cloudy—and it just feels like the right time to share this photo, which has Alma Thomas’s Resurrection (1966), a stunner of a painting, presiding over a Passover … Read More


Rodney Miller: Bringing the Curators to His Own Living Room

African American and African diasporic art fills the Upper East Side townhouse of Studio Museum trustee Rodney Miller

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The Changing Complex Profile of Black Abstract Painters

Long marginalized by their community and overlooked by the art market, African American abstractionists are finally coming into the spotlight Read More

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Reinventing the African American Portrait

Dogon, Flavin, Outkast, Dave Chappelle, the Incredible Hulk, and more coexist in Robert Pruitt’s identity-expanding drawings of women at the Studio Museum Read More