Richard J. Powell is John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art & Art History at Duke University, where he has taught since 1989. He studied at Morehouse College and Howard University before earning his doctorate in art history at Yale University. Along with teaching courses in American art, the arts of the African Diaspora, and contemporary visual studies, he has written extensively on topics ranging from primitivism to postmodernism, including such titles as Homecoming: The Art and Life of William H. Johnson (1991), Black Art: A Cultural History (1997 & 2002), and Cutting a Figure: Fashioning Black Portraiture (2008).
Renee Cox continues to question society and the roles it gives to blacks and women with her elaborate scenarios and imaginative visuals that offend some and exhilarate others.
I wanted to share with you Antwaun Sargent's first curatorial project. Opens June 27th.
I wanted to share this article with you because it discusses healing through artwork. Overcoming depression and sexual trauma.
Looking through Cindy Nzeakor's drawings you will see pop culture references, anime styled figures and fashion illustrations.