This word expresses a passivity that obscures the reality of these women’s stories. I prefer the more accurate “erased.”
Edmonia Lewis, Prominent Black and Ojibwe Sculptor, Gets Her Own USPS Stamp
The stamp will debut on January 26 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
The Decades-Long Quest to Find and Honor Edmonia Lewis’s Grave
The fate of the pioneering black female sculptor was long obscure — but years of sleuthing, by a coalition of the curious and devoted, has changed that.
Fred Wilson Teaches Us How to Pay Attention
In the artist’s intervention at Oberlin’s Allen Memorial Art Museum, white and black bodies suggest a deeper, racialized meaning.
Three Museums Come Together to Tell a History of African American Art
MUSKEGON, Mich. — Common Ground, the Muskegon Museum of Art’s current exhibition of African American art, combines works from three regional Michigan collections: the Muskegon museum, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, and the Flint Institute of Arts.