Black women artists speak out about what they say is a lack of support in Madison – 71Bait

Artist Mary Gill is still learning how ingrained racism is in America. She immigrated to the United States decades ago from Trinidad and Tobago. Her art reflects her heritage – paintings depicting ordinary scenes of black people. “As a foreigner in a country that was foreign to me, I personalized it. I said, ‘Maybe there’s … Read more

South Africa: Heritage Day – ‘I want to call out their names one by one’ – 71Bait

“I want to mention their names one by one so we don’t forget them,” said art curator Nontobeko Ntombela of the 45 black women artists on display at the Norval Foundation gallery. Ntombela and Dr. Portia Malatjie’s co-curated exhibition is a milestone in a largely marginalized legacy. Some have never been exhibited, their stories never … Read more

The best things to do in St. Louis this weekend September 23-25 ​​| Art Stories & Interviews | st louis – 71Bait

click to enlarge EGAN O’KEEFE Taste of St. Louis will feature approximately 30 local food vendors. This could be the busiest weekend of the year so far in the St. Louis area. If leather competitions aren’t your thing, check out Shakespeare, Tower Grove Pride, walking tours of the city’s hotspots, or the Greater St. Louis … Read more

Miami art group Locust Projects is moving into the Little River warehouse – 71Bait

Lorie Mertes, executive director of arts organization Locust Projects, in front of the group’s new Little River location. Pedro Wazzan Courtesy of Locust Projects Locust Projects’ Design District site has seen it all over the past two decades: indoor pools with synchronized swimmers; earth dump truck; jackhammer floors; working kilns and a hanging garden. Miami’s … Read more

Guatemalan-American painter Richie Morales’ colorful exhibition at Latino Arts explores time and memory | WUWM 89.7FM – 71Bait

Have you ever had a loved one struggle with memory loss? Guatemalan-American artist Richie Morales has influenced a new exhibition at Latino Arts in Milwaukee. “Before, I painted very political subjects,” says Morales. “But my grandfather died because he had Alzheimer’s. So that was something that really impressed me. So I was a bit obsessed … Read more

Exhibit on Northside’s CLLCTV (DSGN) to celebrate Cincinnati cartoonist and sign painter Justin Green | Fine Arts | cincinnati – 71Bait

click to enlarge Photo: Provided by Julia Green Justin Green works on the Binky Brown meets the Holy Virgin Mary comic series. After Justin Green passed away in April, ArtWorks CEO and Artistic Director Colleen Houston remembered him as “one of the greatest art icons in our community.” He was that and much more. His … Read more

Recap: In Tampa, Jobsite’s ‘Picasso’ Will Make You Laugh | Local Art | tampa – 71Bait

click to enlarge Photo by Pritchard Photography c/o Jobsite Theater (LR) Sydney Reddish, Brian Matthew Shea (Freddy), Blake Smallen (Einstein) and Jada Canty (Germaine) in “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” at the Jobsite Theater in Tampa, Fla. through October 5, 2022. Director Kari Goetz skillfully sets our expectations for Jobsite Theater’s hilarious “Picasso at the … Read more

Sunday story: Paint a new picture – 71Bait

High school junior Sobia Abed has endured more in her 18 years than most people will endure in a lifetime. A little over a year ago, she was walking home from a semester in biology when her path was blocked by six trucks of armed Taliban militias. “Every negative emotion filled my mind,” Abed recalls. … Read more

Inside the Art Hospital, where the National Art Gallery repairs and restores art – 71Bait

After being closed for renovations since August 2020, the National Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur reopened its doors to the public in June this year. This was a celebratory affair, as not only four exhibitions were opened at the same time – including the national permanent exhibition Nusa – but the winners of the Young … Read more

New York museums unveil artworks looted by Nazis – 71Bait

Museums in New York that display artworks looted by Nazis during the Holocaust are now required by law to educate the public about these dark chapters in their origins through posters displayed with the stolen objects. According to experts, at least 600,000 works of art were looted by Jewish people before and during World War … Read more