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Faith Ringgold photographed in New Jersey on November 23, 2015. KATHERINE MCMAHON

The Storyteller: At 85, Her Star Still Rising, Faith Ringgold Looks Back on Her Life in Art, Activism, and Education

In 1963, Faith Ringgold was 32, the mother of two daughters, and on the hunt for a gallery to show her work. To say that it was difficult for black artists to find gallery representation at that time would be … Read More

Norman Lewis, Untitled (Procession), ca. 1960, watercolor, ink, crayon, graphite on paper. ©ESTATE OF NORMAN W. LEWIS/COURTESY OF MICHAEL ROSENFELD GALERY, LLC, NEW YORK, NY

‘Why Spiral?’: Norman Lewis, Romare Bearden, and Others on the ‘Contradictions Facing Them in Modern America,’ in 1966

In the September 1966 issue of ARTnews, Jeanne Siegel published a roundtable among the 14 members of Spiral, the American-American artist collective, in which they discussed, as the magazine put it, “the contradictions facing them in modern America.” The group, which included Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, … Read More

Philip Evergood, The Future Belongs to Them, 1938–53, oil on canvas, 60" x 40". TIMOTHY PYLE, LIGHT BLUE STUDIO/COURTESY DEBRA FORCE FINE ART, INC.

‘The Figure in American Art: 1766 –1971’ at Debra Force Fine Art

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Pictures at an Exhibition
Harry Gamboa Jr., Decoy Gang War Victim, 1974, printed 2007, inkjet print. ©HARRY GAMBOA JR./COURTESY THE ARTIST

‘The City Lost and Found’ at the Princeton University Art Museum

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960–1980” is currently on view at the Princeton University Art Museum in Princeton, New Jersey, … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Nicole Eisenman's Seder (2010).


9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

TUESDAY, MARCH 24Lecture: Pierre Leguillon on Carl Andre at Dia Art Foundation This is part of the ongoing Artists on Artists lecture series, which examines the work of contemporary artists in Dia’s collection and exhibition programs through the lens of their peers, … 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

Thelma Golden, director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in 
Harlem and Marcus Samuelsson, chef and owner of Red Rooster Harlem, 
at a Q&A for Samuelsson’s book Yes, Chef at Ginny’s Supper Club.

Feast for the Eyes: Red Rooster Harlem’s Recipe for Art

At Red Rooster Harlem, chef and owner Marcus Samuelsson gives as much thought to the art on the walls as to the food Read More

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Divya Mehra, Still from On Tragedy (Did you hear the one about the Indian?), 2012.

Remixing Romare Bearden

The Bearden iPad app, your Demuth’s in the mail, Frida threatens to shave, and other links from around the Web (and MTV) Read More