Black people have made great art forever but have been mostly ignored by large museums. Nearly 40 years after his death, White is finally getting the acclaim he deserves.
“Our country makes money off of black bodies by keeping them in jail,” says Gianni Lee.
You ought to be paying attention.
In a short film and essay, artist summer mason reflects on the constant dance between taking commissions and avoiding exploitation in an era of commercialized identity politics.
The art world is full of the longstanding, racist histories that have affirmed white supremacy.
The inaugural show at at Martos Gallery's downtown space takes its name from Ralph Ellison's enduring 1952 novel about black visibility.
An artist famous for painting everyday black people turns to new models—his art world peers.
The CLTV is an organization in Memphis, TN working diligently to create a platform for Black artists in their city.
Remembering the incredible legacy of one of America's greatest artists, who captured the essence of every person he painted.