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Black Basel. Africanisim, diversity – the rise and prominence of African Diaspora Culture

There is an undercurrent of culture, symbolism and understanding that is inherent in the people of African Diaspora, that can be studied from the outside, but can never really be understood or practiced from those outside of the continent. The art which emanates from the people of the African Diaspora represents that culture. In

2019-11-29T23:14:06-05:00November 29th, 2019|0 Comments

CADA Internaonal, LLC Announces it’s 10th Annual Art Basel Panel Discussion on Contemporary African Diaspora Art

Miami, FL (November 25, 2019) - Art Advisor and Curator Ludlow Bailey, Managing Director of CADA Internaonal LLC (Contemporary Africa Diaspora Art), is pleased to announce the 10th Annual CADA Art Basel Panel Discussion on Contemporary African Diaspora Art. The event will convene on Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 12:00pm-3:30pm at the Museum of

2019-11-28T23:59:08-05:00November 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Kerry James Marshall Painting Goes For Nearly $18.5 Million at Sotheby’s, Second-Highest Price at Auction for a Work by a Living African American Artist

AN IMAGE OF BLACK LOVE by Kerry James Marshall was highly sought this week. Nearly six-feet tall, “Vignette 19” (2014) depicts three couples captured in a park-like vignette framed with strokes of pink and a glittery heart. Offered at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Nov. 14 in New York, the painting was expected

2019-11-18T06:59:55-05:00November 18th, 2019|0 Comments

ArtServe Welcomes Leading Culture Curator Ludlow Bailey for 30th Anniversary Season

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (July 31, 2019) –ArtServe, South Florida’s historic arts incubator, recently announced the appointment of Contemporary African Diaspora Art (CADA) Managing Director Ludlow Bailey as consulting curator. One of the nation's leading curators of culture as art, Bailey will join ArtServe Curator Sophie Bonet in developing ArtServe’s upcoming artistic season, which celebrates

2019-11-14T01:12:42-05:00November 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Ghana shines at the Venice Biennale

Ghana's Pavallion earned rave reviews at the 58th Venice Biennale. Click here for the source of the overview. The Ghanian Pavilion rocks at the 58th Venice Biennale with curving galleries designed by David Adjaye, artists are putting Africa firmly on the biennale map.. Artnet says, “The knockout pavilion, which includes work by John Akomfrah and

2019-05-16T22:34:49-04:00May 16th, 2019|0 Comments

ICA based, Art historian, Yadira Capaz review of Afrofuture

ICA MIAMI based, Art historian, Yadira Capaz review of Afrofuture Review of “Afrofuture” Exhibition by Yadira Capaz March 2019 The “Afrofuture” exhibition as curated by Ludlow Bailey was a long overdue, missing piece in Miami’s Design District. For a place that stands for the power of design to create the world anew, it

2019-04-29T20:58:14-04:00April 4th, 2019|0 Comments