NEWS: Now Streaming, February 2023
Legendary Black artists and all things love are the standout themes for Artcast’s gallery releases in February. We will be honoring Black History Month with some new collections dedicated to trailblazers that changed the course of art history and celebrating the most romantic time of the year with whimsical galleries dedicated to St. Valentine and the art of love. For now, enjoy some of our top streaming recommendations already found on the app, the latest and greatest from January, and a preview of new art to come.
Black History Month: Celebrating the remarkable and vibrant stories of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora.
Harlem Renaissance: A selection of works from the most prominent artists of the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural movement and revival of African-American art that lasted from the end of World War I until the mid-1930s.
Henry Ossawa Tanner: Praised for his biblical paintings and depictions of life as an African-American, realist Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937) was the first Black artist from the United States to receive international acclaim having also studied and lived in Paris until the end of his life.
William H. Johnson: From Expressionism to Cubism and Naïve Folk Art, this collection is a colorful and eclectic mix of paintings from the prolific American artist, William H. Johnson (1901-1970).
Horace Pippin: With a style classified as Naïve, self-taught American artist Horace Pippin (1888-1946) explored topics such as slavery, racial segregation, religion, and his personal experience serving in WWI through his paintings.
Edmonia Lewis: Marble masterpieces by Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907), the first sculptor of African and Native American descent to receive international acclaim for her work which explored themes such as her indigenous heritage, religion, and Black oppression.
Charles Henry Alston: As the African-American supervisor to work for WPA’s Federal Art Project, Charles Henry Alston (1907-1977) illustrated more than 100 propaganda posters during World War II, many of which highlighted controversial issues in the Black community.
Cupids: A collection of artworks from various time periods and genres celebrating Cupid, the Roman mythological god of love and son of Venus and Mercury.
Love: Romantic and elegant imagery that complements an intimate ambiance.
Valentine’s Illustrations: Whimsical, love-inspired illustrations in celebration of St. Valentine’s Day.
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