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Maryland Today

HBO Documentary Explores Impact of ‘a Trailblazer for All of Us’

February 09, 2021 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora, Art

Film premieres tonight about late UMD professor David C. Driskell’s groundbreaking exhibition of Black artists.

Forbes

Review: HBO Original Documentary ‘Black Art: In The Absence Of Light’

February 08, 2021 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

New HBO documentary, centered on David C. Driskell, is featured in Forbes.

The New York Times

‘Black Art: In the Absence of Light’ Reveals a History of Neglect and Triumph

February 08, 2021 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

An HBO documentary explores two centuries of art by African-Americans, and the path they forged for contemporary Black artists.

Spring 2021 - David C. Driskell's Students

December 22, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

David C. Driskell Center to Present David C. Driskell's Students

The Diamondback

"Beauty in the Human Spirit"

December 17, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

David C. Driskell’s art legacy.

Online Interactive Tributes to David C. Driskell

September 17, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

Join the National Gallery of Art, the David C. Driskell Center, and Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in events honoring David C. Driskell's life and works.

Maryland Today

An Online ‘Paper’ Trail

September 09, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

New virtual exhibit honors renowned artist, Professor David Driskell.

Conversation: Professors Driskell And Holton

August 08, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

A conversation between Professors David C. Driskell and Curlee Holton to highlight Professor Driskell's contribution to the country's artistic history

A Virtual Tribute to Prof. Driskell

August 07, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art: A Tribute to David C. Driskell

Conversation: Professor Driskell And Dr. Mcgee

August 04, 2020 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

A conversation between Professors David C. Driskell and Dr. Julie McGee to highlight Professor Driskell's contribution to the country's artistic history