Tag Archives: Black Arts Movement


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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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How to Speak Artspeak (Properly)

A new guide decodes 146 essential buzzwords, movements, and trends of the postwar art world. How many do you know? Read More


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Corita Kent, E eye love, 1968, serigraph. PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF THE TANG MUSEUM AT SKIDMORE COLLEGE AND CORITA ART CENTER, LOS ANGELES.

From Black Power to Migrants’ Power

As ’60s activist art enters museums, a new generation is creating an iconography of protest for today Read More


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David Hammons, Black Mohair Spirit, 1971, body print and mixed media. Hammons’s groundbreaking work resonated far beyond L.A.

Who Watts Why

The untold history of the Black Arts Movement in Los Angeles Read More