March 27, 2015

African Americans

Friday Open Thread: Famous Black Painters


Benny Andrews (November 13, 1930 – November 10, 2006) was an American painter, printmaker, creator of collages and educator. He was born November 13, 1930 in Plainview, Georgia and died November 10, 2006. Andrews was an African American who was … [Read more...]

#TGIT: Scandal Week 17

#Kerracters Love this pic of @ReginaKing directing @kerrywashington in tonight's episode of #Scandal. Don't miss it!— Kerracters (@Kerracters) March 26, 2015 … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Famous Black Painters


Annette Jimerson (born 1966) is an American artist who works on a wide variety of media. However, she is most widely known for her whimsical and prolific painting abilities, both realist and abstract. Primarily painting in acrylic and oils, she also … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Famous Black Painters


Aaron Douglas (May 26, 1899 – February 3, 1979) was an African-American painter and a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Aaron Douglas was born in Topeka, Kansas, to Aaron and Elizabeth Douglas. He developed an interest in art during his … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Famous Black Painters

Mjones painting 1

Lois Mailou Jones (November 3, 1905 – June 9, 1998) was an artist who painted and influenced others during the Harlem Renaissance and beyond, during her long teaching and artistic career. Jones was the only African-American female painter of the … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Famous Black Painters

Joshua Johnston

This week's open threads will highlight a famous black painter from the past and the present. Joshua Johnson (c.1763 – c.1824) was an American black biracial painter from the Baltimore area. Johnson, often viewed as the first person of color … [Read more...]

Empire Season Finale

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