Kehinde Wiley brings ‘Rumors of War’ to permanent home at VMFA

December 11, 2019 Spectrum Editor 0

Iman Mekonen, Spectrum Editor  Lovers of history and art came together on Tuesday for the unveiling of “Rumors of War,” the newest artistic endeavor from […]

New VMFA exhibition celebrates African American art, culture

June 5, 2019 Spectrum Editor 1

It’s been 400 years since Europeans brought the first enslaved African people to the shores of North America, to what is now Virginia. Since then, African and African American artists have used every possible medium to express sorrow, joy and fear. But until recently, black creators have received little recognition for their contributions to American culture as a whole.