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African American History Month 2013

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African American History Month 2013 IV

Monday, February 25, 2013 | Karl Cole

To close out African American History Month, I’ve been looking at the work of Lisa Corinne Davis. What is great about many contemporary artists is that their work often defies any categorization ...

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Curator's Corner

African American History Month 2013 III

Monday, February 18, 2013 | Karl Cole

Sam Gilliam is one of my favorite artists because of his explorations of color. He is famous for his draped, splattered, unframed canvases with a gorgeous appreciation for color. I’m always curi ...

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Curator's Corner

African American History Month 2013 II

Monday, February 11, 2013 | Karl Cole

In art history, generally, we tend to regard African American art as having its first significant period during the Harlem Renaissance (ca. 1918–1935). Like many periods in art history—jus ...

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African American History Month 2013 I

Monday, February 4, 2013 | Karl Cole

Once again we honor National African American History Month. I don’t think it can be argued that, despite the fact that we recognize the contemporary accomplishments of African American artists, ...

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