5 Black Artists You Should Know
In celebration of Black History Month, we are honoring great African, African European and African American artists. From Basquiat to Kerry James Marshall, discover their history, their works and their fight for the recognition of their community and their creations. SHARE

In 2017 Kehinde WIley was chosen from a shortlist of artists to paint former US president Barack Obama.This painting went on to attract 1 million viewers at the national gallery. You may have heard of him because he has been dubbed the most successful black artist since Basquiat. What makes him so much more ahead of other artists of his time? This is the story of Kehinde Wiley.

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On the agenda
video - 9:12
Kehinde Wiley: The Truth about Obama’s Painter
By: Bartsy
video - 5:16
Meet the Artists | El Anatsui
By: Art Basel
video - 4:21
Kerry James Marshall
By: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
video - 3:51
On the trail of Basquiat #5: the black question
By: Telerama
podcast - 32:32
The Coolest Artists You Don’t Know: Edmonia Lewis
By: ArtCurious