The New Black Renaissance: Alex Smith On Afrofuturism And His Many Artistic Endeavors

Anyone who’s had a reasonably good history teacher in their life can talk about the Harlem Renaissance. The then-called “New Negro Movement,” an explosion of brilliant and innovative work by Black creatives in the 1920s and ’30s spanned every artistic … Continue reading The New Black Renaissance: Alex Smith On Afrofuturism And His Many Artistic Endeavors

All Access into Dorota Liwacz’s Intergalactic Art

Although her pieces are quite together, they highlight the torn nature that we all have within, struggling with emotionality, connection, spirituality, and even the existence (or lack-there-of) of aliens. Featuring women independent of objectification, the viewer is presented with feminism and female empowerment in each work. Continue reading All Access into Dorota Liwacz’s Intergalactic Art

You’re Ghana Need to Follow the Artistic Ethos of Samuel Blankson

Hailing from Ghana, 24-year old graphic designer Samuel Blankson aka @themanyphacedgod uses his savoir-faire of digital art and love of black skin as a way to paint mortal men as God-like entities. Drawing from hip-hop and r&b culture, Blankson uses his artistic gift as a way to pay homage to pop icons who make dark features as beautiful as they always have been. Continue reading You’re Ghana Need to Follow the Artistic Ethos of Samuel Blankson