black art

Art

Delphine Diallo's Portraits Of Women of Color Come With Purpose

The French and Senegalese artist wants to change the way women are seen.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.4.19
tv

Spike Lee Calls Black Artists to Action in This Season of Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

Shifting the focus to Nola Darling as an artist, the show highlights roadblocks for today’s Black creative class.
Taylor Hosking
5.28.19
Art

Anthony Akinbola’s Durag Paintings Subvert Power Dynamics in Museum Spaces

His new style is creating community and sparking reflection on items that have held many meanings throughout history.
Taylor Hosking
4.10.19
Art

This Thread of Over-the-Top Black Art Perfectly Captured the Chaos of #BHM

This Black History Month went off the rails, and this strain of weird art exemplifies how.
Taylor Hosking
3.1.19
Noisey News

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Helped the Louvre Break Attendance Records

The Louvre believes The Carters got 10 million people to go 'APESHIT' at the museum this year.
Kristin Corry
1.4.19
Culture

'Soul of a Nation' Exhibit Rocks Perceptions of Black Revolutionary Art

This collection of dozens of works spanning two decades depicts a divided America during one of the country's most aesthetically revolutionary periods.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.19.18
Culture

A Wrongfully Jailed Artist Confronts America's Legacy of Slavery

“Our country makes money off of black bodies by keeping them in jail,” says Gianni Lee.
Genel Ambrose
7.19.18
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

Barkley L. Hendricks Painted Black People as We Are

Remembering the incredible legacy of one of America's greatest artists, who captured the essence of every person he painted.
Antwaun Sargent
4.24.17
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Promoters Told Us How an Outdated London Police Policy Targets Grime Gigs

“Basically it’s saying, ‘we aren’t going to protect you—we’re going to treat you all like suspects’."
Kamila Rymajdo
3.31.17
The New Queer

Decolonizing My Desire

How I came to grips with my attraction to white men.
Jeremy O. Harris
12.19.16
Art

Universal Cartoon Heroes Get Reimagined as Black Women

From 'Kill Bill' to Studio Ghibli, Markus Prime relates to film's the most culture-spanning characters by drawing them with dark skin and kinky hair.
Beckett Mufson
4.5.16
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