Diego Rivera, Calla Lilly Vendor

Diego Rivera, Calla Lilly Vendor (Vendedora de Alcatraces), 1942, oil on masonite, (Banco Nacional de Mexico, Mexico City) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. YouTube Channel: Smarthistory. art, history, conversation. Continue reading Diego Rivera, Calla Lilly Vendor

WESTBETH GALLERY

Address: 55 Bethune St, New York, NY 10014 Video Link: https://youtu.be/k3yEtZY3vTs Artists: Jehad Abu Hamda Karly Anderson David Armacost James Bartolacci Phoebe Berglund Jeff Bergstrom Caitlin Bermingham Teo Blake Richard Bloes Marissa Bluestone Ali Bono Holly Brennan Tom Burckhardt Lydia Cardenas Natalee Cayton Jaqueline Cedar Heather Cox James Cullinane Luis DeAndre Sarah Dinkelacker Sam Dollenmayer John Donovan Kasim Earl Reid Farrington Kyle Freeman Jesse Gelaznik … Continue reading WESTBETH GALLERY

Stuart Davis _ American, 1892–1964 Pop Art cubism

    Stuart Davis American, 1892–1964 Stuart Davis (December 7, 1892–June 24, 1964), was an early American modernist painter. He was well known for his jazz-influenced, proto pop art paintings of the 1940s and 1950s, bold, brash, and colorful, as well as his Ashcan School pictures in the early years of the 20th century. With the belief that his work could influence the sociopolitical environment … Continue reading Stuart Davis _ American, 1892–1964 Pop Art cubism

African American Art @ House of Art Gallery #Art

  House of Art Gallery features artwork by some of today’s most gifted and talented contemporary artists of African descent. The visual literature that motivates, inspires and strenghtens at the same time. The art that tells our stories; that warms our spirits and moves our souls. It’s the art that allows us to reflect and reminisce. Featured in video are originals and limited editions by … Continue reading African American Art @ House of Art Gallery #Art

Whitney Biennial 2017

    In this year that started charged up with strong conflicting views and reactions, it should be an interesting time in American Art. For the seventy eight installment at the Whitney, the sixty-three artists and collectives presented thought provoking works in various medium to train their lens on race, economics and politics that is on a volatile cauldron – erupting like the constant lava … Continue reading Whitney Biennial 2017

The controversial “Open Casket” painting

The controversial “Open Casket” painting By Patrick B. Hill @Pathill17     The Whitney Museum of American Art and artist Dana Schutz are under scrutiny for a painting called “Open Casket.”  The painting display a mutilated face of a young African American boy in an open casket. The artist acknowledge that the painting is of Emmett Till who was tortured and lynched by two white … Continue reading The controversial “Open Casket” painting