Barkley L. Hendricks

The Atlantic Remember Black Postmodern Artist Barkley L. Hendricks

Postmodernist reflection often undermine black culture. Apart from the advent of hip hop, not much gets a look in over white counterparts. Barkley L. Hendricks' portraits were striking in recognising the beauty of post-Civil Rights blackness and every decade after. The contrast of minimalism and abundant strength in his paintings were unfortunately overlooked by those in …

Feminimalism

“Escape Attempts,” a new show at Shulamit Nazarian in L.A., revisits minimalism and through the work of seven contemporary female artists. Curated by Kathy Battista, director of contemporary art at Sotheby's Institute of Art. (via Artsy)

PokéDad – A Webcomic About A Dad’s Journey Through The Pokémon World

With over 200 million copies of their merchandise sold and over $35bn earned, the Pokémon franchise is only behind the Mario as the highest grossing video-game based franchise. But one of the best aspects of the series is the market of fan-made projects. One such project comes from LA-based illustrator Liz Rodriguez, entitled "PokéDad". The webcomic tells the …

Miles Davis Statue To Be Unveiled In Alton, Illinois

Alton, Illinois will be the home of a brand new bronzed sculpture of the late jazz trumpeter and former resident Miles Davis. Scheduled for 12th September, the statue will be unveiled by Chicago artist Preston Jackson. $5k was recently donated by Ameren Illinois to help improve the community of Riverbend with the building of a music plaza and the …