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Our Circles Two by Sanaa – October Gallery

Price: $49    NOW $29Our Circles Twoby SanaaOriginal Acrylic on CanvasSize 11″ x 14″ Approx The art can be hung vertical or…

Five Deep by Willie Torbert – October Gallery

Price: $375   NOW  $295Five Deepby Willie TorbertGiclee Signed and NumberedEdition 275Size 24″ x 24″ Approx Willie Torbert attended Pratt…

Full Set or Fill In by Annie Lee – October Gallery

Price: $75      NOW $45Full Set or Fill Inby Annie LeeOpen Edition PrintSize 21″ x 24″ Approx Annie…

Orixas Three by Luide Araújo – October Gallery

Price:  $225      NOW $99Orixas Threeby Luide Araújo – BrazilianOriginal Acrylic on Canvas FramedSize 8″ x 16″ Approx Luide Araújo…

Out Loud by Don Stephens – October Gallery

Price: $345    NOW $195Out Loudby Don StephensOriginal Acrylic on CanvasSize 16″ x 20″ Approx Donald Stephens resides in Burlington…

Wings by Gwen Gorby – October Gallery

Price:  $245    NOW $145Wings by Gwen GorbyOpen Print on CanvasGiclee Signed by The ArtistSize 18″ x 22″ Approx Gwen…

Blue Monday by Annie Lee – October Gallery

Price: $95     NOW $55Blue Mondayby Annie LeeOpen Edition PrintSize 18″ x 24″ Approx Annie Lee was a Chief…

The Reunion by Frank Frazier – October Gallery

Price: $4,250  NOW  $1,495The Reunionby Frank FrazierOriginalShoe Polish on PaperSize 40″ x 26″ Approx Frank Frazier began his work as a…

Art Around News

Smithsonian Folklife Festival: Armenian carpet-cutting ceremony

In Armenia, the completion of a carpet and cutting it from its loom is a significant rite of passion…

This 26-year-old Nigerian is now the highest paid robotics engineer in the world | Face2Face Africa

A 26-year-old Nigerian, credited for building the world’s first gaming robot, has just become the highest paid in the…

Eyewitness to the Desolation of ‘Black Wall Street’ | The New York Times

On Wednesday afternoon, I traveled to the charming but unassuming neighborhood of Juniper Hill in White Plains to speak…

People Of Color Are Still Being Locked Out of the Democratic Process | Colorlines

A new report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights says that, 53 years after the implementation of the…

Afro-Ecuadorian women & girls are celebrated in this rare, touching photo series | Afropunk

Denisse Ariana Perez and her aunt, an Afro-Caribbean woman who is a professor in social education, embarked on a…

Oldest Known Drawing by Human Hands Discovered in South African Cave | The New York Times

Nine red lines on a stone flake found in a South African cave may be the earliest known drawing…

Harlem’s mission to rename streets after black women before it’s too late | The Guardian

The building, built in 1901, housed many illustrious characters of the Harlem renaissance, the art and literary movement which…

Black Organization Seeks Clemency For Incarcerated Women & Families | BlackNews.com

Boston, MA — According to a 2017 report, by the Prison Policy Initiative, there are over 219,000 incarcerated women…

World Art News

Larissa Sansour Will Represent Denmark at the 2019 Venice Biennale -ARTnews

Larissa Sansour, still from In the Future They Ate From the Finest Porcelain, 2016, film. COURTESY THE ARTIST The…

Designer John Christakos Named President of Walker Art Center’s Board of Trustees -ARTnews

John Christakos.COURTESY WALKER ART CENTER The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis has named John Christakos president of its board…

As Mainstream Art Museums Rush to Diversify, What is the Role of Culturally Specific Museums Working for a Cause? -ARTnews

An image by Valentina Glockner Fagetti from the exhibition “Dreaming Up North: Children on the Move Across the Americas,”…

Dealer Jane Lombard Gives $5 M. to Vera List Center for Art and Politics -ARTnews

The Vera List Center for Art and Politics.COURTESY VERA LIST CENTER FOR ART AND POLITICS The New School’s Vera…

Kimberli Meyer, Ousted CSU Long Beach Museum Director, Will Appeal Dismissal -ARTnews

Kimberli Meyer. COURTESY KIMBERLI MEYER Last week, days before the unveiling of a project at the University Art Museum at…

Anne Neukamp at Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia -ARTnews

Pictures at an Exhibition Installation view of “Anne Neukamp: The Prop Master,” 2018, at the Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery of…

Andrea and José Olympio Pereira Display Their Collection in a Coffee Warehouse in Brazil -ARTnews

Andrea and José Olympio Pereira’s Galpão de Lapa in São Paulo. COURTESY GALPÃO DA LAPA Over the past 15…

Carpenters Workshop Gallery to Open Space in San Francisco -ARTnews

Interior View of Saint Joseph’s Arts Society, San Francisco. COURTESY KEN FULK AND SAINT JOSEPH’S ARTS SOCIETY Carpenters Workshop…

Media-The Arts

Beyoncé’s former drummer sues for ‘extreme witchcraft’ and ‘magical spells of sexual molestation’

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Recording artist Beyonce performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center…

Suge Knight pleads no contest, sentenced to 28 years in prison

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)Suge Knight is heading to prison for a very long time.The former Death Row Records…

In South Africa, being a racist prick has legal consequences, as one ex-politician learned

News 24Unlike in the United States where going on racist rants against current and past presidents only damages your reputation,…

History

The 20 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week (Sept. 15-21)

The ladies of Twitter never fail to brighten our days with their brilliant ― but succinct ― wisdom. Each…

Hurricane Maria Took Almost Everything From Them. Now These Families Fear A Future Storm.

CANÓVANAS, Puerto Rico ― Oscar Carrion sat back in his chair, one leg crossed over a knee, as he…

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Kicks His Feud With Kevin Hart Up A Notch On ‘The Tonight Show’

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s (spoof) feud with good buddy and “Jumanji” co-star Kevin Hart continues.Hart joined birthday boy Jimmy Fallon…

Entertainment Today

Google’s Touching Mister Rogers Tribute Doodle Will Hit You Right In The Feels

It’s a beautiful day on Google’s homepage. The search engine’s doodle on Friday paid homage to “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” the…

Jordan Peele Will Enter ‘The Twilight Zone’ As Host Of CBS’s Series Revival

“Get Out” writer and director Jordan Peele will host and narrate a new “Twilight Zone” series, CBS announced on Thursday.…

James Bond Movie To Be Directed By A Person Of Color For Only The Second Time Ever

After more than 50 years of primarily white men at the helm, the next James Bond movie will be…

US News

Ford seeks to shift balance of power in Kavanaugh drama

Is it worth annihilating her privacy by giving public testimony that still may not derail his confirmation, but will…

Christine Blasey Ford nets support. Female senators speak out about Republican ‘bullying’ of Kavanaugh accuser

Several female lawmakers spoke out on Thursday about what they see as the rushed confirmation process for Supreme Court…

3 killed in shooting at Rite Aid distribution center in Maryland

A law enforcement official who had been briefed on the incident provided the casualty toll for CNN. Another source…

Multiple victims in Aberdeen Rite Aid shooting, suspect in custody: Sheriff

Multiple people were killed this morning in northeast Maryland, authorities said Thursday. Police responded to a call shortly after…

Sports News

ESPN+, ESPN Combine to Carry 40 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2018 Games Starting Saturday

Championship Game Live on ESPN September 30 ESPN+ and ESPN will combine to carry 40 FIBA Women’s Basketball World…

X Games Aspen 2019 Announces Sport Disciplines and Music Lineup

Tickets on Sale Now at XGames.com – Early Bird Ticket Options Available Before Dec. 3 X Games Aspen will…

College GameDay Makes 10th Visit to Oregon This Weekend ahead of ABC Saturday Night Football Matchup Featuring No. 7 Stanford and No. 20 Oregon

An Ode to Animal House: Gene Wojciechowski Travels Oregon’s Campus, which was Transformed into Faber College for the Filming…

ESPN’s Full Court Press for 2018 NBA Team Media Days

ESPN’s Full Court Press for 2018 NBA Team Media Days Interviews with Top NBA Stars LeBron James, Kyrie Irving,…

Museum News

Duane Michals’ Mesmerizing Photographs of Celebrities

September 21, 2018 Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and…

Pondering Camille Pissarro’s People | Widewalls

September 21, 2018 Deeply invested in modern and contemporary art, the Widewalls magazine aims at providing a unique experience…

Richard Avedon at Pace Gallery Geneva – A Word on The Work of a Photographic Genius

September 20, 2018 Studied Photography at IED in Milan, Italy. Passionate about art, frequent visitor of exhibitions, Widewalls photography…

Not to Miss at PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai – Experimental Relationship by Pixy Liao

September 19, 2018 Studied Photography at IED in Milan, Italy. Passionate about art, frequent visitor of exhibitions, Widewalls photography…

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Our Cicles Three by Sanaa – October Gallery

Price: $49    NOW $29Our Cicles Threeby SanaaOriginal Acrylic on CanvasSize 11″ x 14″ Approx The art can be hung vertical or…

Game On by Willie Torbert – October Gallery

Price: $325     NOW $ 245Game Onby Willie TorbertLimited Edition Signed and NumberedGiclee / Edition 295Size 23″ x 22″ Approx…

Day One (The Creation of Man and Woman) by Edwin Lester – October Gallery

Price: $2,850       NOW $1,850Day One (The Creation of Man and Woman) by Edwin LesterGiclees on CanvasEdition 100The…

Big Fish by Sanaa – October Gallery

Price: $99    NOW $49Big Fishby SanaaOriginal Acrylic on CanvasSize 16″ x 20″ Approx The art can be hung vertical or horizontal. No…

Hands Down Two by Laurie Cooper – October Gallery

Price:  $1,250      NOW $425Hands Down Twoby Laurie CooperOriginal Pastel on PaperSize 20″ x 24″ Approx Laurie Cooper is…

Salsa by Leila Ullmann – October Gallery

Price:  $350      NOW $175Salsaby Leila ullmannOriginal Oil on Canvas Size 23″ x 31″ Approx Brazilian, born in Rio de Janeiro,…

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Generations Lost by WAK – Kevin A. Williams – October Gallery

Price: $325   NOW $ 265The Worst Sight: Generations LostWAK – Kevin A. WilliamsLimited Signed and Numbered LithographEdition  850Size: 25″ x…

Painting the Town Red with Elegance by Frank Morrison – October Gallery

Price:  $250     NOW $175Painting the Town Red with Eleganceby Frank MorrisonLimited Edition Signed and NumberedLithograph Edition 500Size 22″ x…

The Pledge by Larry Poncho Brown – October Gallery

Price: $95    NOW $65The Pledgeby Larry Poncho BrownLimited Edition / Signed and NumberedEdition 850Size 31″ x 22″ Approx Larry “Poncho” Brown,…

Restoration, Male by Edwin Lester – October Gallery

Price:  $175     NOW $115Restoration, Maleby Edwin LesterLimited Edition Signed and NumberedOffset Lithograph Print / Edition 1200Size 22″ x…

In Control by Annie Lee – October Gallery

Price: $75      NOW $45In Controlby Annie LeeOpen Edition PrintSize 21″ x 24″ Approx Annie Lee was a…

Moon Children by Charles Bibbs – October Gallery

Price: $95      NOW $35Moon Children  by Charles BibbsOpen EditionHand Signed by the ArtistSize 14″ x 23.75″ Approx…