The SFMOMA has commissioned artist Kara Walker to create the first site-specific installation for its admission-free Roberts Family Gallery.
19th century African American paintings acquired by Worcester Art Museum
The Worcester Art Museum announced the acquisition of three paintings by artists Edward Mitchell Bannister and Charles Ethan Porter.
Ghanaian photographer James Barnor receives first US retrospective
The Detroit Institute of Arts a comprehensive survey of Ghanaian photographer, marking the first U.S. retrospective of his influential work.
Zizipho Poswa ceramics in New York City
A solo exhibition of bronze sculptures by South African ceramic artist Zizipho Poswa debuts Monday, May 15, at Galerie56 in Tribeca.
Meron Engida Hawke shares Ethiopia in Washington, D.C.
Morton Fine Art presents ‘Hummingbird,’ an exhibition of mixed-media paintings and sculptures by Ethiopian artist Meron Engida Hawke.
Sanford Biggers ‘Lifting the Veil’ sculpture revealed at Chazen
Sanford Biggers ‘Lifting the Veil’ (2023) sculpture is a response to Thomas Ball’s Emancipation Group (1873).
Amoako Boafo museum exhibition debuts in Denver
The Denver Art Museum presents ‘Amoako Boafo: Soul of Black Folks,’ the debut museum solo exhibition tour for Ghanaian artist Amoako Boafo.
Lonnie Holley exhibition at MOCA North Miami
MOCA North Miami presents “Lonnie Holley: If You Really Knew,” the first major Lonnie Holley exhibition in the South.
Seyni Awa Camara sculptures debut at Nino Mier Gallery
Seyni Awa Camara is a Senegalese sculptor who creates totemic works evoking bestiaries and maternity scenes.
Mickalene Thomas motorcycle to be auctioned for charity
The funds from this Mickalene Thomas motorcycle auction will be used for the Nappi Wellness Institute installation in Syracuse.
Dread Scott channels Nina Simone in new artworks
A solo exhibition of new works by Dread Scott entitled “Goddam” feature four works inspired by songs sung by Nina Simone.