We highly recommend these literary works as a point of reference throughout your art viewing endeavors. Each one offers something new whether it be consideration of spaces or attention to portrait composition. Black artists and figures have heavily shaped the art world and it is time we understand why.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.”Read More