Slavery

The Epic Journey to ‘The Underground Railroad'

2 days ago   |   NY Times

How Barry Jenkins and his band of indie filmmakers made television's most ambitious take on American slavery since “Roots.”
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Sculpted in Metal, Stories of History and Identity Take Shape

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Works by Melvin Edwards are celebrated in a survey at City Hall Park in Manhattan.
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Jane Austen Museum to Address Ties to Slavery

11 days ago   |   NY Times

Exhibits at the house where the writer lived in the early 1800s are being updated to add historical context. Not everyone is thrilled.
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The Historian Annette Gordon-Reed Gets Personal in ‘On Juneteenth'

17 days ago   |   NY Times

Gordon-Reed's new book is a series of short, moving essays about her family's history and about the end of legalized slavery in Texas.
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Archaeologists Solve a Decades-Old Harriet Tubman Mystery

17 days ago   |   NY Times

State and federal officials announced on Tuesday that they had located the site of the Maryland cabin where the Underground Railroad conductor lived as a young adult.
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What Should Museums Do With the Bones of the Enslaved?

18 days ago   |   NY Times

As one museum has pledged to return skulls held in an infamous collection, others, including the Smithsonian, are reckoning with their own holdings of African-American remains.
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Figurative Wool Sculptures by Nastassja Swift Explore the Memories and Narratives of Blackness

Figurative Wool Sculptures by Nastassja Swift Explore the Memories and Narratives of Blackness

24 days ago   |   Colossal

Detail of “Passage, when momma lets my braids flow down my back,” wool, synthetic braiding hair, wood, plaster, resin, satin. Collaborators are Kiki Jewell, Nyja Amos, Grace...
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Art Talk with NEA Literature Fellow Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

Art Talk with NEA Literature Fellow Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

1 month ago   |   Arts

Art Talk with NEA Literature Fellow Honorée Fanonne Jeffers Date Wed, 04/07/2021 - 12:00 Carolyn Coons Wed, 04/07/2021 - 14:37 Author By Carolyn Coons Teaser Image HFJeffers...
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Review: ‘Exterminate All the Brutes' Rewrites a Brutal History

1 month ago   |   NY Times

Raoul Peck's four-hour documentary for HBO is a dizzying retelling of the course of colonialism, slavery and genocide.
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An Unlikely Alliance in Upstate N.Y. and the Fight for Black and Women's Rights

1 month ago   |   NY Times

Harriet Tubman, Frances Seward and Martha Wright shared a political cause and residency in Auburn, N.Y. “The Agitators,” by Dorothy Wickenden, tells the story of their joint...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Barn in Spierdijk / Kevin Veenhuizen Architects

Barn in Spierdijk / Kevin Veenhuizen Architects

Courtesy of KVa architects: Kevin Veenhuizen Architects Location: Spierdijk, The Netherlands Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Courtesy of KVa Area: 190.0 m2 Read more ...

Contemporary Female Figurative Fine Art Painting,Vacation, Blue Hat "TAKING...

Contemporary Female Figurative Fine Art Painting,Vacation, Blue Hat "TAKING A BREAK" by Oklahoma Artist Nancy Junkin

10"x20"Acrylic on Canvas/Framed $750.00 Read more ...

"Beirut, after the Dust Settles" in Design and the City Podcast

"Beirut, after the Dust Settles" in Design and the City Podcast

© Rami Rizk For Design and the City's sixth episode - a podcast by reSITE on how to make cities more liveable, the team interviewed Christele Harrouk , Archdaily's Managing... Read more ...

Melting Glaciers Have Exposed Frozen Relics of World War I

Artifacts from the White War - a battle between Italian and Austro-Hungarian troops that took place in the forbidding heights of the Alps - are on their way to a museum. Read more ...

On The Sunny Side

On The Sunny Side

Saturday Leftover Day. Tom Sims was a comic strip writer who is known for little else than his stint as a writer on The Thimble Theater, the strip that was known for... Read more ...

"Green Roof"

"Green Roof"

This is my demo painting I did two days ago for my One-Day Zoom Workshop. It was another successful one. The feedbacks from my 3 Zoom workshops so far have approved that using... Read more ...

Gorgeous Sunset With Magical Statues Of Easter Island Chile Watercolor

Gorgeous Sunset With Magical Statues Of Easter Island Chile Watercolor

I was always fascinated by monumental statues of Easter Island, Chile. Here is the watercolor painting of a gorgeous sunset on Easter Island with their Moai Stones. This... Read more ...

The Art Party Circuit Comes Roaring Back at Frieze New York

But even Michael R. Bloomberg, whose name graces the building, got stuck outside the Shed until he provided the proper Covid documentation. Read more ...

Got Masks? Here's What to Do With Them

As more people are vaccinated and guidelines around mask wearing are easing, some are finding ways to preserve, repurpose and recycle their face coverings. Read more ...

Jake Tapper's Hero Is Embedded With the Rat Pack, Hoping to Catch a Rat

Tapper's new thriller, “The Devil May Dance,” plumbs the connections among Hollywood, the Mafia and the Kennedy administration. Read more ...