An African Marvel: The Diasporic Symbolism of Simone Leigh's Brick House

An African Marvel: The Diasporic Symbolism of Simone Leigh's Brick House

The mere presence of Brick House on the High Line reminds us of the importance of African art and invites viewers to engage with African architecture on a grand scale. As a fusion of historically suppressed African architectural practices and a great African American hit song, Brick House stands as a powerful reminder to appreciate African art and intellectual thought.

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What is the #BlackArtChallenge?

What is the #BlackArtChallenge?

ZuCot Gallery, the largest black owned gallery in the Southeast, hopes to engage visual art enthusiasts of all ages with a challenge that they’ve been promoting since February of 2018. The challenge— dubbed the #BlackArtChallenge — is a compelling intiative involving all things black art history.


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Supporting African American Art Galleries: Four Reasons to Take Care of Creative Genius

Supporting African American Art Galleries: Four Reasons to Take Care of Creative Genius

As we grow more committed to owning our culture, what are some of the ways we can support African American gallerists who do this work? More broadly, why should we support African American galleries? Consider the reasons listed below when visiting a gallery, attending ZuCot’s next Art Tasting℠, or purchasing work from an African American artist.

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Artist Feature with Reisha

Artist Feature with Reisha

A Q + A with Artist Reisha - “Black woman need to start seeing themselves as artists first! No other group starts off describing their nationality before their craft. My blackness is important, being one of the first things you notice when you see me BUT I don’t need to qualify that for the world.”

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