Black Arts Movement
Here's How One Artist Took on the Colorblind British Art World
Lubaina Himid rose to prominence with the Black Art movement in mid-1980s Britain, but was pushed aside in favor of simpler themes and sleeker aesthetics. Now three major shows and a place on the Turner Prize shortlist are heralding a belated rethink.
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.
Britain’s First Black Circus Gets a Live Radio Art Tribute
Artist Derrick Adams reimagines Pablo Fanque’s Victorian era Circus Royal.