Standing Next To A Mountain

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Standing Next To A Racial Mountain Well, I stand up next to a mountain And I chop it down with the edge of my hand (Hendrix Voodoo Child) by Indie 000    In… Continue reading

play for the day: sympatico

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Me: Hey- be sympathetic. You: Deep down inside? Me: Yes. You: I want you. Me: Clap for me- You: Say, say…. Me: Clap, clap for me. You: (Claps) You’re full of rumors. You… Continue reading

Kinsey Collection at the Houston Museum of African-American Culture

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Kinsey Collection Houston Museum of African-American Culture (HMAAC) August 2- October 26, 2014 by Garry Reece FRONT DOOR! Street Scene, Tangier, 1913   The acknowledgement from the security system greeted me as I… Continue reading

Artist Kaneem Smith Solo Exhibition at Devin Borden Gallery

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You are cordially invited to the opening reception for: Kaneem Smith SUBSTRATE Experimental Collographic Monoprints and Sculpture Opening Reception: Friday July 11th 6 – 8 PM Devin Borden Gallery 3917 Main Street Houston,… Continue reading

Artist Demetrius Oliver in 2 Group Exhibitions Sotheby’s and Inman Gallery

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Demetrius Oliver will be in two group exhibitions.   1. S|2 Gallery Sotheby’s  – 1334 York Ave. – 2nd floor  –  opening July 8th, 6-8pm   In collaboration with curator Ryan Steadman, S|2… Continue reading

Minding the Museum

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  I was recently part of a studio critique with a group of artists that I often construct ideas and projects with. Though we have our creative, spiritual, and ideological differences, we are… Continue reading

“A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby”

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Here is in-depth look at the creation of Kara Walker’s monumental public project, “A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby” (2014), at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, NY. Seated in her Manhattan studio,… Continue reading

The Yams, The Whitney and White Supremacy

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VIA The cause of the Yams exodus, as originally reported, was their objection to a work by Joe Scanlan, a white, male artist who creates artwork in the guise of a fictional black, female… Continue reading

The Whirlwind

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“The Whirlwind” is a graphic space – created by my friends/colleagues and myself – in order to share our thoughts, talents, and emerging research. As an act of self-determination (and impatience; for we’d… Continue reading

Merle Kodo Boyd

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I finally purchased this magazine; it whispered to me every time I passed it in a different store. “Gurrl….I know you see me… I got something in here for you…” Many young (and… Continue reading