Artist a Day: Barbara Jones-Hogu

  Barbara Jones-Hogu was one of the 5 founding members of South Chicago’s AfriCOBRA (African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists). The collective came together in 1968 to identify and cultivate a cohesive artistic voice around Black art that speaks to aesthetics, and more importantly to the viewer’s experience as Black Americans. Jones-Hogu’s contributions to AfriCOBRA … Continue reading Artist a Day: Barbara Jones-Hogu

Re-Post: “The Joyous Revolutionary: The Art of Corita Kent”

I thought I would share my latest post on TONDI featuring Corita Kent who was a nun/art director who harmonized social activism with punchy graphic, pop art.  Her work was inspired by Andy Warhol and it is currently on view in an exhibition called “Someday Is Now” at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. For more on Sister … Continue reading Re-Post: “The Joyous Revolutionary: The Art of Corita Kent”