In Black Pulp! at the International Print Center New York, artists and co-curators William Villalongo and Mark Thomas Gibson connect the literary genre of pulp with one of its most powerful vehicles: the story of blackness in the United States.
A Rare Encounter with an Aaron Douglas Painting that References Slavery’s Past
Lavender and gold silhouettes of soldiers on horseback, waves, and a kneeling figure overlap on the flat plane of Aaron Douglas’s “Let My People Go” (1935–39).
The Sexist Politics of the Smithsonian’s Cosby Exhibition
WASHINGTON, DC — Upon entering the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, I made my way through the lobby and down a flight of stairs.