Antwaun Sargent

Art

Akinola Davies Jr. Is Reclaiming African Treasures Stolen by White Colonizers

His latest film criticizes museums for holding onto looted art.
Antwaun Sargent
11.7.18
Art

To Fight Racism Within Museums, They Need to Stop Acting Like They're Neutral

The art world is full of the longstanding, racist histories that have affirmed white supremacy.
Antwaun Sargent
5.21.18
Art

This Dumpster Diving Artist Makes Beautiful Mosaics Out of Trash

He's putting blackness back into classic mythology.
Antwaun Sargent
5.10.18
Art

This Artist Took Over an Entire City Block to Build an African Bead Museum

Olayami Dabls opened the MBad African Bead Museum in Detroit to connect black Americans with African history and culture.
Antwaun Sargent
3.20.18
Art

How Artist Kennedy Yanko Went from Bodybuilding to Metalworking

She's one of the coolest young artists conquering New York. Here's why you need to know her name.
Antwaun Sargent
3.8.18
Art

The Artist Changing the Face of Black Girlhood

Even Beyoncé adores Deborah Roberts's collaged portraits of strong, beautiful black girls and women.
Antwaun Sargent
3.6.18
Art

Kara Walker Showed Me the Horror of American Life

Kara Walker's art hurts—and that's a good thing.
Antwaun Sargent
11.12.17
Fashion

Patrick Kelly Was the Jackie Robinson of High Fashion

The American fashion designer's life and legacy are being honored with an exhibition of collages by the artist Derrick Adams.
Antwaun Sargent
9.25.17
Photos

Photos: The People of Afropunk

The annual event took place in Brooklyn this past weekend, and the community showed why it's one of the best festivals in America.
Antwaun Sargent
8.29.17
murals

Massive Murals Are Popping Up Around Detroit

What role will art play in Detroit’s future?
Antwaun Sargent
8.22.17
Art

Tender Photos of Black Men That Redefine Masculinity

Emerging artist Shikeith Cathey's first European solo exhibition challenges the way America sees black men and the way black men see themselves.
Antwaun Sargent
8.22.17
art galleries

This Brooklyn Art Space Wants to Keep Kids Out of Jail

Assembly is a partnership between Recess Art and the Brooklyn Justice Initiatives.
Antwaun Sargent
8.21.17
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