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Returning for its third year, Boston Art Book Fair will take place in the historic Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts and is free and open to all ages Saturday, November 9, 12 – 7 pm through Sunday, November 10, 12 – 5 pm.
Boston Art Book Fair 2019 will feature nearly 150 exhibitors, including: Aint-Bad, Anthology Editions, Benjamin Ogilvy Projects, Boston Art Review, BOMB Magazine, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Leica Gallery Boston, MIT Press, SMFA at Tufts and Vacancy Projects. The curated Fair will also offer over a dozen free panel discussions, interactive workshops and book-centric performances.
A ticketed Preview Party will be held Friday, November 8, 6 – 9 pm and gives audiences a first look at exhibitor offerings and art installations, while enjoying an exclusive set by DJ 7L and performance by Playthings: The Drag-a-Zine. Tickets include limited edition artwork and are $50 for VIP, which includes: early entry at 6 pm, four complimentary drinks and snacks, and $25 for General Admission, which includes two complimentary drinks.
Boston Art Book Fair 2019 highlights include:
- DJ sets by: Alfredo Rico Dimas and Soulelujah‘s Claude Money and Johnny Stevens.
- Boston’s Young Artists of Color panel discussion moderated by Katytarika Bartel, addressing topics of arts equity and sustainability, community activism, and how artists of color in Boston are navigating and occupying space throughout the city.
- The New Luxury book talk with Highsnobiety’s Jian DeLeon, exploring the symbiosis of DIY, street projects and Luxury Fashion.
- Art installations by Pneuhaus, Amanda Dellevigne and more.
For more information, visit bostonartbookfair.com.
“Black infants in America are now more than twice as likely to die as white infants—11.3 per 1,000 black babies, compared with 4.9 per 1,000 white babies, according to the most recent government data—a racial disparity that is actually wider than in 1850, 15 years before the end of slavery, when most black women were…
In 1850, when Dr. Robert W. Gibbes commissioned J. T. Zealy to make daguerreotypes of persons held in slavery in and around Columbia, South Carolina, for Harvard Professor Louis Agassiz to use in support of his theory that African people were a separate species, daguerreotypes were at the height of fashion.
The show, which honors the 50th anniversary of an exhibition history once ignored, continues a series of projects documenting Wilmington’s contemporary art scene.
he ownership of images has a long and nuanced legal history, which has evolved dramatically in recent years as cultural standards and photographic technologies have rapidly advanced
Renty and his daughter Delia. Renty was an enslaved African, kidnapped from the Congo, sold and forced into slave labor on the South Carolina plantation of B.F. Taylor
Two K-12 art teachers will each receive a $1,000 cash gift and an additional $500 to put toward classroom art supplies. Nominations are due October 31.
As a scholar of African American history and photography whose work has focused on the status of violent images in museums and archives, I fully support the validity of Ms. Tamara Lanier’s claim and the amicus brief.
The daguerreotypes of Renty Taylor, Delia, Drana, Alfred, Jack, George Fassena, and Jem remained in an unused storage cabinet until 1975, when it was discovered by an employee of the Peabody Museum.
I am writing in support of the amicus curiae brief submitted by Professor Ariella Aïsha Azoulay of Brown University for the full restitution of the daguerreotypes of Renty Taylor and his daughter Delia, currently held by Harvard University, to their familial descendant, Tamara Lanier.