Famous Black Artists

Collection by Deirdre Murphy

Deirdre Murphy
Jean Michel Basquiat Jean-Michel Basquiat was een Amerikaans… Graffiti, Jm Basquiat, Jean Michel Basquiat Art, Modern Art, Contemporary Art, Art Brut, Outsider Art, Grafik Design, Andy Warhol

Jean-Michel Basquiat

(detail) Untitled (Venus/Great Circle), 1983. Acrylic, oilstick, collage on canvas. SFMOMA

these African material clothing. A little link back to the African who helped to create Tango - think it could be a cool and unusual tango outfit. I just need to make sure it looks funky and not clownish. African Inspired Fashion, Africa Fashion, Textures Patterns, Print Patterns, La Mode Masculine, Art Africain, Textiles, Kitenge, Afro Punk

Love these African material clothing. A little link back to the African who helped to create Tango - think it could be a cool and unusual tango outfit. I just need to make sure it looks funky and not clownish.

The only thing fiercer than a motorcycle gang is one made up of fashionable ladies from Morocco. See photos of the colorful, traditionally-dressed female bikers of Marrakech. Kitsch, Pop Art, Marrakesh, Marrakech Morocco, Girl Motorcyclist, Bike Gang, Photographie Indie, Portrait Studio, Motorbike Girl

The motorbike girl gangs of Morocco – in pictures

Get your motor running ... British-Moroccan photographer Hassan Hajjaj has been out on the open road with Marrakech's bike gangs, who come prepared with polka dot veils, Nike djellabah and heart-shaped sunnies

Getty Research Institute (GRI) announced the establishment of the African American Art History Initiative with the acquisition of the archive of world-renowned artist Betye Saar . African American Artist, American Artists, Artist Art, Artist At Work, Collages, Betye Saar, Hirshhorn Museum, Portraits, Arte Popular

Betye Saar, pioneering Black artist for seven decades, gets retrospective at SMoCA

Found-objects recycler made a splash in 1972 with "The Liberation of Aunt Jemima."

jesuisperdu: “ betye saar Nine Mojo Secrets, 1971 [mixed media window… African American Artist, American Artists, Betye Saar, Found Object Art, Black Artists, Assemblage Art, Female Art, Collage Art, Art Lessons

Women in Art: Betye Saar

I’ve actually mentioned artist, Betye Saar, in a previous post. Many historians and critics discuss her in conjunction with Faith Ringgold due to the similar nature of their artistic message …

Midnight Madonnas by Artist Betye Saar Collage/Assemblage African American Art, American Artists, African Art, Op Art, Elements Of Art Color, Betye Saar, Collage Art Mixed Media, Political Art, Feminist Art

EASCFA Exhibitions

The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet, the museum is New York City's second largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works.

‘Kesh Angels is a photo series that captures the vibrant street culture of Morocco and pays tribute to the biker culture of the young women of Marrakesh. Marrakesh, Andy Warhol, Girl Motorcyclist, Motorbikes Women, Pop Art, James Rosenquist, Bike Gang, Photographie Indie, Afrique Art

Hassan Hajjaj photographie les bikeuses marocaines

Pour la première fois, le travail du photographe londonien d'origine marocaine Hassan Hajjaj est mis à l'honneur à New-York, à la Taymour Grahne Gallery, après son passage au Quai Branly à Paris en octobre 2010. On y retrouve sa célèbre série Kesh Angels qui immortalise en partie les bikeuses marocaines de façon décalée. Les femmes sont voilées, mais avec des foulards Nike. Leurs djellabas sont multicolores et leurs babouches customisées.

Betye Saar - 33 Artworks, Bio & Shows on Artsy Famous Black Artists, Black Female Artists, Outsider Art, Black Arts Movement, Betye Saar, African American Artist, American Artists, La Art, Found Object Art

Betye Saar | Sock it to Em' (2011) | Artsy

From Fondazione Prada, Betye Saar, Sock it to Em' (2011), Mixed media assemblage

sometimes-now: So powerful Jean Michel Basquiat. sometimes-now: So powerful Jean Michel Basquiat. Jm Basquiat, Graffiti, Andy Warhol, Augustin Lesage, Jean Michel Basquiat Art, Basquiat Paintings, Most Expensive Painting, Street Art, Art Rooms


Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled (1982), Artwork, Tshirts, Posters, Prints, Tshirts, Men, Canvas Print

LaToya Ruby Frazier looked at her family’s history to build an enduring narrative of African-American life in the Rust Belt town where she was raised. Famous Black Artists, Taking Pictures, Cool Pictures, Larry, Civil Rights Lawyer, Visual Arts Center, Institute Of Contemporary Art, Curtain Patterns, Good Buddy

Q&A: Braddock's LaToya Ruby Frazier takes on Levi's and 'ruin porn' chic

An abandoned Beaux Arts train station in Detroit. A wheezing old theater in Youngstown, Ohio.

Dario Robleto The Dismantled Sun - Cyanotypes from historical images Sun Prints, Experimental Photography, Paris Art, Historical Images, Textiles, Fine Art Photography, Fiber Art, Printmaking, Book Art

Out of this World: UFO and Space Art | Glasstire

In recent months, I’ve been taking note of artists who create work about the cosmos and the possibility of aliens. In Houston alone, there have been shows by Rebecca Marino, MPA, Hillerbrand+Magsamen,…

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Museum Day at The High Museum of Art

Today was Free Museum Day at The High Museum of Art! On the first full weekend of month, Bank of America cardholders receive free admission to The High. Nice! I’ve been taking full advantage …