Black art takes Toni Morrison documentary ‘The Pieces I Am’ to new levels of aesthetic pleasure

Titus Kaphar’s “Beyond The Myth of Benevolence,” Kara Walker’s “African/American,” and Aaron Douglas’ “Into Bondage” move slowly across the screen during the sequence of Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am,” where the impact of America’s history of ...

BlackBook gallery presents ‘Movement’ in Dumbo, Brooklyn

Los Angeles artist ThankYouX (aka Ryan Wilson) will debut his solo exhibition at the BlackBook Presents gallery in Dumbo, Brooklyn Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Art Imitates Life: How One Woman Draws Inspiration From Illness

As a fashion illustrator, Kris Keys creates art from real life, in real time.

Paint, abstract art, focus of James Little curated exhibition at Art Students League

In an interview in BOMB magazine a few years ago, artist James Little declared, “I choose to be abstract because that’s where I found my voice, because it best reflects my self-determination and free will.

‘Us’—Jordan Peele’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning debut, ‘Get Out’

It’s challenging to review “Us” as there are many spoilers that occur in the first 10 minutes of the film.

‘Captain Marvel’ brings us the powerful and beautiful Vers

The Marvel universe is back and giving more goodies to the fans.

Ailey II—The Next Generation at NYU Skirball Theatre

Ailey II’s season at the NYU Skirball Center, March 13-17 continues the fun, festive celebration of Alvin Ailey’s 60-year legacy that the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicked off last year.

'Daughters of the Movement' panel discussion at ICP March 3

A timely African-American panel discussion, Daughters of the Movement: Where Do We Go From Here, will take place in New York City at the ICP Museum March 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The ‘Green Book’ returns to Harlem

“The Negro Motorist Green Book” arrived back in Harlem the other night where it began.

Nari Ward exhibit puts objects in dialogue with history

It’s more poignant than ever that the New Museum’s extraordinary exhibition of sculptor Nari Ward’s work, which runs through May 26 of this year, is called “We the People.”

Much more than dolls

Growing up, little girls tend to play with dolls in their childhood. The doll is designed in human form to connect with children, particularly young girls.

‘Posing Modernity’ exhibit unveils hidden figures of the fine art world

It was just two years ago that moviegoers across the United States were uniquely delighted to see a film called Hidden Figures.

Two witnesses—one with a pen, one with a camera

There are two exquisite exhibits up through most of Black History Month, from one end of Manhattan to the other.

Raven Wilkinson, ballet pioneer and mentor to Misty Copeland, passes at 83

Raven Wilkinson, the first African-American woman to be admitted to a major American ballet company, the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, died Dec. 19, at her home in Manhattan.

Mackey Twins Art Gallery seeks to expand presence of Black artists, collectors

The identical twin sisters started out as collectors themselves, finding a way to purchase art by people of color on meager teacher salaries.