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Presented by Creative Time and Weeksville Heritage Center,Funk, God, Jazz, and Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn will include a series of diverse, community-based artist commissions, launching this fall (Opens September 20, 2014) in Brooklyn’s Bedford–Stuyvesant, Crown Heights, and Weeksville neighborhoods. The project will comprise works by artists Xenobia Bailey, Simone Leigh, Otabenga Jones & Associates, and Bradford Young, each of whom is collaborating with a local organization. Comprising performances, installations, and events, the commissioned works will build upon the powerful history of Weeksville—founded in 1838 as an independent free Black community and site of self-determination—as well as the larger history of Black radical Brooklyn.

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    Balls to the Wall an exhibition at Arcilesi | Homberg Fine Art in Brooklyn June 5th - 29th

    Posted by Cedric Michael Cox on June 5, 2014 at 8:57am 0 Comments

    June 5th through June 29th I will have three paintings featured at Arcilesi | Homberg Fine Art (AHA) in Brooklyn.  This will be my first group exhibition with AHA and I look…


    Reasons Why Professional Photographers Cannot Work for Free

    Posted by Tyrone Z. McCants on April 24, 2014 at 2:14pm 0 Comments

    Dear potential photo buyer,

    If you have been directed to this page, it is likely that you have requested the use of an image or images for free or minimal compensation.

    As professional photographers, we receive requests for free…


    The Importance of Integrating Art with Architecture

    Posted by David Emmanuel Noel on March 14, 2014 at 11:13am 0 Comments

    For many years, I’ve been working with architectural practices heavily involved in the delivery of public buildings. Equally, I’ve worked alongside visual artists working on community projects. Although I’ve witnessed a few collaborations…


    The Importance of Art Psychotherapy- In Conversation with UK Artist Carol Phillips

    Posted by David Emmanuel Noel on March 14, 2014 at 11:05am 0 Comments

    Due to working with children and adults with learning difficulties I’ve become very interested in psychotherapy and how local governments and social services accommodate the skillsets of art psychotherapists.

    I was very happy to meet…


    The Rise of Basquiat - Sotheby's Magazine

    Posted by Claude White on March 4, 2014 at 1:00am 0 Comments

    Read here at the following link:…


    Basquiat's drawings from the Herb & Lenore Schorr collection

    Posted by Claude White on March 1, 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

    Here's an opportunity to see rarely seen Basquiat drawings at the
    Acquavella Gallery 18E 79st NY,NY
    From: May 1,2014-June 13,2014

    City as Canvas

    Posted by Claude White on March 1, 2014 at 3:22pm 0 Comments

    Museum of the City of New York
    CITY AS CANVAS: FEB 4 - AUG 24, 2014
    The Martin Wong Collection

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