5 Tips for Collecting Art in 2016

By Shemsi Frezel, Art Contributor   Twitter: @ShemsiU With 2016 just around the corner it’s the perfect time to start thinking about projects, hobbies, and resolutions for the new year. If collecting art is something you’ve thought about but haven’t yet acted on, 2016 should be your year to get started. There are an abundance of …

Interview with Carole Boston Weatherford

Congo Square is the sacred home of enslaved Africans and their descendants in New Orleans. In Louisiana’s French and Spanish colonial era of the 18th century, slaves were often allowed Sundays off from work. During their “off days” enslaved Africans would drum and dance. The ritual continues. Every Sunday, African drumming and dancing  honor and preserve ancestral spirit and culture. …

Rethinking the Art History Syllabus to Include Black Women

By Shemi Frezel, BrassyBrown.com Art Contributor Rethinking the Art History Syllabus I absolutely loved my art history classes as an undergraduate, but I always felt like there was something missing. At the beginning of every art history course, I excitedly scanned the course syllabus. I wanted to see what artists would be covered throughout the semester …