A Look At Protest Art with Dr. Kelli Morgan
Updated: Mar 24
Black Art in America™ (BAIA) is a multifaceted media company located in Columbus, Georgia. BAIA™ was established in 2010 and amplifies thought-provoking commentary on today’s visual arts news from a variety of perspectives, including breaking news, gallery meet-ups, market trends, profiling leading, and emerging Black visual artists in the country. Dr. Kelli Morgan is an independent curator specializing in American art and visual culture and served as a BAIA Scholar in Residence in 2020. Morgan’s work champions the art of Black Americans, and in this talk, she champions some of her favorite work of protest art. Morgan highlights the work of such artists as David Hammons, Elizabeth Catlett, Melvin Edwards, and others while discussing how these artists were creating art in the spirit of social and political change.
“This fervor has to continue to happen. And Black women will continue to fight and Black artists will continue to create.” - Kelli Morgan