Tila Studios is helping black women artists gain access to places where they've historically been shut out.
The 1898 short silent film was recently added to the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry for its historic significance.
“I write for young girls of color, for girls who don’t even exist yet,” Shange wrote.
Titus Kaphar's latest body of work explores images' ability to validate, celebrate, erase, convict and condemn.
“I feel strongly that artists are the conscience of our country and our society," Nona Faustine explains.
His staggering paintings use the language of Western art history to paint the black experience.
Shawn Theodore wants you to see his work as an "exploration of the psychic, physical and technological translocation of black America."
"My experience as a person of color is different than others'. I have something to say."
Her work echoes the experience of encountering current events in print.
When Kellie Jones Wanted To Study Black Art History, The Field Didn't Exist. So She Created It Herself.
If you care about diversity in art, you should know about Kellie Jones.
Because it’s OK not to be OK.
She's dubbed her subjects "Third Culture Kids."