Art & Design
Danny Cortes is gaining acclaim for his miniatures, which depict scenes from his Bushwick, Brooklyn neighborhood as well as those influenced by Hip-Hop culture. He details how his work has caught on to being prized purchases in an auction held by Sotheby's which contained other artifacts from the culture.
Ernie Barnes, the iconic artist known for his dynamic paintings of Black life, will be the focus of a new exhibit to be hosted at the UTA Artist Space in Los Angeles, California next February. Entitled “Ernie Barnes: Where Music and Soul Live”, the exhibit will feature 30 paintings from Barnes, most of which haven't been seen by the public before.
A new exhibit about Jean-Michel Basquiat's influence in Hip-Hop during New York City's post-graffiti era in 1980s is on display at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
During a time when many people around the world are uncertain what to expect next regarding the pandemic, some celebrities are using the downtime to give back.