All posts tagged: African American art

Weeknd Scene: Swann Auction Galleries

March 31 / 18 Hello…Remember when I mentioned deep pockets? Well for those who have a lot of money to burn, then maybe you would like to spend money on some great African-American art! The Swann Auction Galleries are being held in the next few days. Previews have started today. Here is a detailed look… Credit source: Swann Auction Galleries   Apr 5, 2018, at 2:30 pm Preview Dates Sat, Mar 31, 12-5 Mon, Apr 2, 10-6 Tue, Apr 3, 10-6 Wed, Apr 4, 10-6 Thu, Apr 5, 10-12 To view the catalog, click here. Enjoy the rest of your weekend, be blessed. Happy Easter!     Image source: Swann Auction Galleries & unknown Advertisements

SPOLIGHT ARTISTS FOR BLACK HISTORY

February 11, 2014 Hello and good afternoon! For those just joining us, Esquisses is celebrating Black History Month. Let’s take a look at twenty artists that made a contribution to Black History. Alma Woodsey Thomas Jean-Michel Basquiat  Mequitta Ahuja Larry D. Alexander Benny Andrews Clarence Major Ealy Mays Corky McCoy Scipio Moorhead Manuelita Brown Barbara Chase-Riboud Emilio Cruz Howardena Pindell Bob Thompson Wilda Gerideau-Squires Minnie Evans Ellen Gallagher Purvis Young William Edmundson Lawrence Harris Take a look at these talented artist’s works and this Friday Esquisses reports on the Black Arts Movement.  Tomorrow Art Scene Newsletter. Be blessed and enjoy your Tuesday!

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: SMITHSONIAN CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY

February 5, 2014 Good Afternoon to you! First Wednesday for this month of February and today the Smithsonian  has lots of activities and events going on! These activities are not only for adults, but there is something for the kids as well. Here are a few of these that the Smithsonian has lined up. DISCOVERY THEATER: LIONS OF INDUSTRY, MOTHERS OF INVENTION When: Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 11:30am Where: S. Dillon Ripley Center, Discovery Theater, 3rd Sublevel, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington D. C. Metro: Smithsonian (Blue/Orange Lines) Ages 8 and up can attend. The play honors African American entrepreneurs and inventors for their creativity and genius. May not be art, but I think everyone will benefit from this. To view and purchase tickets go to smithsonianassociates.org.   AFRICAN  AMERICAN ARTISTS IN THE COLLECTION When: Thursday, February 6, 2014, 12:30pm Gallery Talks & Tours Where: American Art Museum, 8th and F Streets, Washington D.C. The event is free. This event shows the highlights of artwork by African American artist. From 19th century to contemporary, including …