Sughra Raza. Light As a Feather. Boston, Sept 2020. Digital photograph.
Harold Newton. Untitled, 1960s. Oil on Masonite board. “In 1955, 19-year-old African American artist Harold Newton was convinced by A. E. Backus, a prominent Florida landscape artist, to create paintings of landscapes rather than religious scenes. Newton sold his landscapes from the trunk of his car because art galleries in South Florida refused to represent African Americans. The following…
Unknown artist. Zuljanah (devotional folk art related to Moharram). Digital photograph by Sughra Raza. Thanks to Sara Suleri Goodyear for finding this poster in her collection.
Sughra Raza. Zoom patterns, July 2020. Credit to whoever created these amazing video effects!
Sughra Raza. Charles River Esplanade. Boston, August, 2020. Digital photograph.
Sughra Raza. Island Pond Algae, Upstate NY. July 26, 2020. Digital photograph.
Petrit Halilaj. Poisoned By Men In Need of Some Love (Ana platyrhynchos), 2013. More here and here.
Sughra Raza. City Lights, Central Park, NY. 2015. Digital photograph, acrylic on canvas.
Joseph Rovegno via justiceforgeorgenyc Instagram. Black Lives Matter Protests, June 2020. (with permission from the artist). More here and here (JR is raising funds for BLM and ACLU … do check out the links).
Sughra Raza. Mood June 2020. Digital Photograph.
Patrisse Cullors. A Prayer For The Runner, June 2020. “Patrisse Cullors, the performance artist and activist best known for co-founding Black Lives Matter in 2013, unveiled a new work on Saturday in collaboration with UCLA’s Fowler Museum. The performance piece, A Prayer for the Runner, honors the life of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old who was…
Haider Ali. Pakistanis for Black Lives. June, 2020. “This is a message of peace and love to all,” Ali told The Associated Press on Friday, as he put the finishing touches on the mural. “It’s not from an individual, this message of love is from all of Pakistan.” More here, here, here, and here. Thanks…
Sughra Raza. A Murder …. Rwanda, January, 2016. Digital photograph.
Sughra Raza. The People, They Speak. Graffiti, Valparaiso, Chile, November, 2017. Digital photograph.
Sughra Raza. Neon Lichen Expressionism, 2015. Digital photograph.
Jaun Roberto Diago. Sin título (Untitled), 2011. More here, here, and here.
Do Ho Suh. Staircase III. Installation at Tate Modern, London, 2011. More here, here, and here.
Rasheed Araeen. In the Midst of Darkness 1, 2012-2013. More here, here and here. Thanks to Anjuli Raza Kolb.
Sughra Raza. Okavango Delta, Botswana, March 2015. Digital photograph.
Sanford Biggars. Neroluce, 2018. Antique quilt, textiles, tar and glitter. More here, here, and here.