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the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world

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Black art must expose the enemy, praise the people and support the revolution" (Baker, 9).
Discussions included the Arts and Prison, Art Education (most of us are teachers), the History of Black Art (oral), Black women in the Arts, Developing Neighborhood Art Programs, etc.
Because quotidian approaches to black art relied upon artists' ability to incorporate aesthetics with which audiences could presumably identify, a Black Art that would speak "directly to the needs and aspirations of Black America," in Larry Neal's words, was essential (2039).
one of the leading lights of the Black Arts Movement, explained that black art was political empowerment and didn't derive its strength from white art forms.
The intimidating scope of rubber technology alone can make it seem more like a black art than a sharply focused discipline--a perception that has also been fed by some of the traditional secrecy maintained by compounders.
It helps set the tone for the rest of the collection, though it is also an unsettling reminder that a majority of society still regards science as "some kind of modern black art.
What Soares does best is flatten rumors as well as the stories surrounding Novarro's death--suffocation by a black art deco dildo or, alternately, by a dildo molded from Valentino's member.
Nucleation is a black art and a very difficult thing to study," comments James E.
Powell, a professor of both African and American Art History at Duke University, presents a scholarly, objective and intelligent overview of black art and culture.
More than 100 new and emerging artists' work will be on display at the fifth annual Black Art Show, also taking place at Crenshaw Plaza.
Similarly, Patterson has omitted the fact that Hughes's famous 1926 essay, "The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain," grounded in the notion that black art was not only propagandistic but also was subversively folk-based in being so, was his answer to the conservatism of George Schuyler's "The Negro-Art Hokum," Hughes's text appearing in The Nation the week after Schuyler's.
While the thermoforming industry has made major strides in moving from black art to science in the last 50 years, there remains an unscientific element to the process that makes it a unique and challenging business.
Walker were determined to bring the upscale world of black art and custom frame design to the heart of the Philadelphia 'hood.
Thelma Golden is hoping that visitors to "Black Romantic," her show of popular, figurative black art opening this month at the Studio Museum in Harlem (where she is deputy director for exhibitions and programs), will see fit to check their irony at the door.
Rollins writes that members of the Baker team in the Reagan White House ``were masters of the black art of using someone else's phrases with reporters so somebody else got fingered for their leaks'' and that his former deputy, Lee Atwater, produced backdated memos ``after an event'' to make himself look more brilliant.