Art

MOMA Hails Henri Matisse With ‘Cut-Outs’ Exhibition
By October 15, 2014 Read More →

MOMA Hails Henri Matisse With ‘Cut-Outs’ Exhibition

NEW YORK — Blue figures swim around walls, dancers prance in a circle and flowers sprout on a huge canvas in an exhibition of the cut-out works of French artist Henri Matisse that opened this week. The show, “Henri Matisse: the Cut-Outs,” which runs from Oct. 12 through Feb. 8 at the Museum of Modern […]

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By August 17, 2014 Read More →

Kenya Graffiti Artists Spray for Social Change

Some of Kenya’s graffiti artists have become a voice for social change, using their art to push boundaries and to make statements about the country’s political elite. VOA‘s Lenny Ruvaga has more on the story from Nairobi.

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A House is my Home: Exhibit at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
By September 25, 2013 Read More →

A House is my Home: Exhibit at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

I had an opportunity to be a part of history this month by being the co curator for the museum exhibit “Queers in Exile” which was part of the Fresh Fruit Festival. Destination Tomorrow was asked to document homelessness within the house and ballroom scene while exploring the true meaning of family. By Sean E. […]

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Gordon Parks honored by Macys
By February 23, 2013 Read More →

Gordon Parks honored by Macys

NEW YORK – From one icon to another, this February Macy’s, an American retail institution, salutes American cultural hero Gordon Parks in celebration of Black History Month.  Via special events and exhibits at select stores across the country, Macy’s will honor the legacy of this artistic master who chronicled and defined a generation and whose […]

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Art Meets Fashion At NYC Gallery Exhibit
By February 9, 2013 Read More →

Art Meets Fashion At NYC Gallery Exhibit

As Fashion Week began in New York City on Thursday, all eyes were on the many runways around town, where designers showcased their Fall 2013 collections.  Fashion is rightly seen as an art form by those who create the clothes we wear, and at the Andre Zarre Gallery in Manhattan’s Chelsea section, “paintless collagist” Beata […]

Artist Haeri Yoo featured in new exhibit
By November 24, 2012 Read More →

Artist Haeri Yoo featured in new exhibit

Thomas Erben Gallery is excited to present a third solo show by New York based painter Haeri Yoo (b. 1970, Korea). Over the years, Yoo has developed her work around a tangle of dichotomies, with conflicting forces constantly struggling to form a precarious state of balance. Channeling opposing impulses such as narration and abstraction, delight and darkness, or […]

Anheuser-Busch Donates ‘Great Kings and Queens of Africa’ Art Collection to UNCF
By October 31, 2012 Read More →

Anheuser-Busch Donates ‘Great Kings and Queens of Africa’ Art Collection to UNCF

Brewer awards scholarships to 30 student leaders as part of donation and leadership symposium ATLANTA – A popular and influential collection of artwork featuring African leaders and rulers has returned for public viewing today at Morehouse College in Atlanta. Valued at more than $1 million, “The Great Kings and Queens of Africa” collection of paintings […]

Haitian Artists Say Increased Tourism Will Boost Sales
By October 20, 2012 Read More →

Haitian Artists Say Increased Tourism Will Boost Sales

Artists in Haiti say they are struggling to sell their work, which makes supporting their families difficult. Local artists are asking the government to invest in tourism so they can expand the market for their work. By Lynda Michel, Reporter Haiti News Desk JÉRÉMIE, HAITI – Louis Jean Gounod is a poet and artist living […]

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Out Brooklyn Artist Readies Exhibit
By October 5, 2012 Read More →

Out Brooklyn Artist Readies Exhibit

Painter’s Gallery Showcases Expressionist Pieces By Nathan James It is said that the story of the paintbrush on canvas is really the story of the artist himself, and at Brooklyn artist Elias Andrews’ CocoRite house gallery, this adage is on display for all to see.  Andrews, a Trinidad native, describes himself as an “expressionist” painter, […]

Zuma Painting Vandalized
By May 25, 2012 Read More →

Zuma Painting Vandalized

By Delia Robertson JOHANNESBURG – South African police have arrested two people for vandalizing a controversial portrait of President Jacob Zuma. The men, who were recorded by a local television station, are seen taking turns using paint to deface the portrait, which shows Zuma with his genitals exposed. The vandalism was carried out as Zuma’s […]

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