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Musings about the importance of art and art education

In the Spirit of Black History Month

♠ Posted by ArtMuse at 2:42 PM
Here's a great article from the NY Times on how a part of the neighborhood of Harlem NY cultivated the arts in its African American residents. There's a portion of the article dedicated to Faith Ringgold, who I love love love. Here's the link:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/23/nyregion/23sugarhill.html?scp=1&sq=faith%20ringgold&st=cse
and just in case the link doesn't work, if you search the NY Times the title of the article is: 'In Sugar Hill, a Street Nurtured Black Talent When the World Wouldn't'

Also at ACA Gallery there is an exhibit currently running till March 20th entitled '2 Black Women' (Faith Ringgld and Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson). On the site they have a 36 image slide show of the artists works. There are some really great images worth checking out! Here's the link:

www.acagalleries.com

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