African America art from Kinsey Collection shown in Tacoma

A new exhibit at the Tacoma Art Museum is looking to fill the gaps in human consciousness and standard education regarding African American history.

Beginning Saturday, the museum will feature over 150 artifacts from the renowned Kinsey African American Art & History Collection.

“There are those who have contributed … vastly to this country, and continue to, but aren’t acknowledged as the contributors,” Khalil Kinsey said in an interview with The News Tribune. “As a result, that allows for a lot of misunderstanding, a lot of intolerance, a lot of misinformation and lies.”

Khalil is the general manager

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How fabled indie Dallas art space Oliver Francis Gallery was reborn, with a twist

The Dallas art scene seemed to be flourishing in the early 2010s. Showrooms flocked to the Design District, influential galleries began attending the newly minted Dallas Art Fair, institutions like the Nasher Sculpture Center seemed to be hitting new heights, and there was a crop of young artists making work and opening DIY spaces all over the city. At the center of this young, cool art crowd was Oliver Francis Gallery, which had become the stuff of Dallas art lore.

Even for those who were there, who had seen its left-of-center art exhibits, who had sweated through hot summer nights

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Dominican merengue singer dies at 81

File: Johnny Ventura at the 14th Annual Latin Grammy Awards (Getty Images)

Famous Dominican singer and performer Johnny Ventura died of a heart attack on Wednesday at the age of 81, officials said.

Ventura, whose real name was Juan de Dios Ventura Soriano, is survived by Nelly Josefina Flores, his wife of 50 years and seven children, 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic announced the news of his death on Twitter.

“The Ministry of Culture deeply regrets the death of the great Dominican musician Johnny Ventura,” they wrote in Spanish. “We join

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The Growth Trajectory Of The Global Online Art Market

According to Statista, global online art sales increased by 4% from 2018 to 2019 to approximately $4.82 billion. Estimates point that it will nearly double to $9.32 billion by 2024, as the pandemic has had a huge impact on the online art market.

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In this mouthwatering outlook, how much has the ensuing e-commerce impacted the online art market?

The Future of the Online Art Market

In the global online art market, buyers and sellers trade works of art via the internet. This includes antiques, digital artworks, and collectibles that are usually related

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Five Points in New Bern has rich African American heritage and artwork

The Greater Five Points area in New Bern is a historically significant part of African American history in New Bern. It is also at the Broad Street gateway to the downtown district, with its own business revival ongoing. 

It is also an area that has much outdoor public art, which reflects history, culture, struggles and success in the area. 

Reach for the Stars 

This sculpture is a tribute to Walt Bellamy Jr., NBA Hall of Fame professional basketball player from New Bern. The sculpture is the work of Glen Spencer. It is located on Jones Street, just down the block

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Lady Kitty Spencer, Princess Diana’s model niece, wears Dolce & Gabbana to wed billionaire Michael Lewis, 62

More than three years after turning heads at cousin Prince Harry‘s 2018 wedding to Meghan Markle, Lady Kitty Spencer has herself tied the knot. 

As the Evening Standard reports, the 30-year-old model and niece of the late Princess Diana wed billionaire Michael Lewis, 62, at Villa Aldobrandini in Frascati, Italy near Rome on Saturday after more than two years of dating. 

Lady Kitty Spencer, pictured at cousin Prince Harry’s 2018 wedding, wore Dolce & Gabbana for her own Roman nuptials. (Photo: Gareth Fuller/Pool via REUTERS)

The ceremony saw the bride, daughter of Diana’s brother Earl Charles Spencer, wear multiple

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