Black history

Why it’s important that Canada’s Black artists are honoured at the heart of government

Senator Patricia Bovey's initiative 'Honouring Canada's Black Artists' bringing works by Black Canadian artists into the Senate building is now in its second iteration

Yinka Shonibare unveils project focused on the Great Migration

The third iteration of the artist’s 'Libraries' series will be permanently installed at the Rollins Museum of Art in Florida

Frederick C. Baldwin, co-founder of Houston’s FotoFest, remembered for championing 'global vision' of photography

Baldwin, who has died at the age of 92, was a “shining example of generosity” driven by his experience of the Civil Rights Movement

As interest in artists of Caribbean heritage grows, Tate Britain show aims to create 'landmark' moment

“Rich and fascinating” connections explored in Life Between Islands: British-Caribbean Art 1950s-Now

Caribbean-British artists: the long road to recognition

Tate Britain's ambitious show in December comes at a time of widespread interest in the overlooked artists of Caribbean heritage

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Extract | A rare pamphlet from a historic Black art exhibition by the Spiral collective

The text accompanied the group's only show and is now one of several texts about Black art brought together in a new book The Soul of Nation Reader

African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund grants $3m to Black historic landmarks

The $50m grant programme, launched in the wake of the Unite the Right rally, aims to preserve histories beyond Confederate heritage

Slavery: the groundbreaking Dutch exhibition confronting colonial history

Plus, Leonora Carrington's Surrealist children's book behind the next Venice Biennale and Rubens's landscapes reunited after 200 years

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Four artists shortlisted for Windrush monument at London’s Waterloo Station

Thomas Price and Jeannette Ehlers are in the running for public art piece honouring Caribbean pioneers

'Black grief and white grievance' at New York’s New Museum

Plus, artists with disabilities in the Covid era and Goya's Disasters of War

HBO documentary illuminates how Black artists shaped US art history

The show centres on a landmark 1976 exhibition by the late curator, scholar and artist David Driskell

The Big Review: Howardena Pindell at The Shed in New York

This survey of the 77-year-old artist's work lulls the viewer with colourful abstraction before tackling its real subject: racial violence