6 Black Artists You Should Know
To celebrate Black History Month, we are paying tribute to black artists from around the globe. Explore the artwork and legacy of Glenn Ligon, Billie Zangewa, David Hammons, Edmonia Lewis, Nathaniel Mary Quinn, Lorna Simpson in our new playlist !

On February 13, 1983, in the midst of a frigid winter, artist David Hammons organises an unusual artistic act in New York.Like a hawker on the street, he sells snowballs arranged by size to passers-by.This symbolic performance addresses political, social, and economic issues, while also exploring cultural stereotypes and the mechanisms of the art market.

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On the agenda
video - 2:45
David Hammons’s Bliz-aard Ball Sale
By: Arte
podcast - 52:35
Kirsten Buick on Edmonia Lewis
By: The Great Women Artists
video - 16:55
Nathaniel Mary Quinn – The Forging Years
By: Our Choices
video - 15:32
Lorna Simpson: Waterbearer
By: Amor Sciendi
video - 9:28
A Conversation with Glenn Ligon
By: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
podcast - 43:00
A brush with… Billie Zangewa
By: The Art Newspaper