Black artists

More than a moment: major survey of Black figuration opens at National Portrait Gallery London

Curator Ekow Eshun has brought together portraits from 22 leading artists, including Kerry James Marshall and Claudette Johnson

Efforts to restore dilapidated house museum of African American art in Savannah, Georgia get significant boost

The Kiah house will be restored to its former glory, highlighting African American art, and providing housing to local artists

Booksreview

From Morocco to Malaysia: new publication traces the US artist Betye Saar’s journeys of discovery

Richly produced book documents how the nonagenarian artist’s work has been informed by her decades of travel

Simone Leigh reprises Venice Biennale success for US touring show

The homecoming tour for the artist’s presentation in Venice last year begins at the ICA Boston

The story of Juan de Pareja: from Diego Velázquez’s slave to distinguished artist

Although the artist is best known as the subject of a portrait by his master, a new show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will shine a light on his life and career

Prizesnews

Photographer and historian Deborah Willis receives $200,000 prize from Crystal Bridges Museum

Willis is a photographer, author and curator whose work illuminates cultural histories of Blackness

Black American women artists represent just 0.1% of auction sales, report shows

New data shows there has been little real progress in fighting sexism and racism between 2008 and 2022

The Big Review: Just Above Midtown at the Museum of Modern Art ★★★★★

New York's Just Above Midtown gallery launched the careers of numerous artists of colour, and this five-star exhibition about it is a celebration of the power of art