Art Writing Online

All online publications can be viewed here. I have created this separate page of just my art writing as a way to highlight it.

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All Publications ~ Online Publications

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2018

Jan 2018 – What is the Value of Criticism?, ArtSmarts by Aaminah Shakur (essay, culture critique)

Jan 2018 – “Art and the Mind” Offers Little About Art, Questionable Information on the Mind, Cultured.GR (op-ed, critique)

Jan 2018 – Best Writing Advice, ArtSmarts by Aaminah Shakur (essay, advice, critique)

2017

Dec 2017 – Why Do You Criticize Everything?, ArtSmarts by Aaminah Shakur (essay, manifesto, culture critique)

Dec 2017 – Illustrating the Life of Frida Kahlo in a Beautiful Vacuum – A Review of Frida, the Film, ArtSmarts by Aaminah Shakur (film review)

Dec 2017 – Review: Goddess Supreme Box by Love & Light Healing, ArtSmarts by Aaminah Shakur (product review)

Oct 2017 – Gender, Disability, & Unapologetic Blackness: Afrofuturism’s Brave New World, The Last Angel of History, and Ambiguities of Identity in The Matrix, Rigorous (academic essay)

Sep 2017 – Against Censorship at KCAD, Aaminah Shakur on Medium (essay/letter)

Aug 2017 – Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian, Muskegon Museum of Art, H.A.C.K. Blog (exhibition review)

Jul 2017 – Black Femme Lesbian Identities in the Paintings & Photography of Mickalene Thomas, Rigorous (academic essay)

Mar 2017 – ‘Art & Healing’ Exhibition at KCAD Offers Different Perspective, The Rapidian (exhibition review)

Mar 2017 – Things To Stop Asking Artists, Designers, Poets, & Writers, or How To Stop Being a Jerk to Creatives, Aaminah Shakur on Medium (essay)

Feb 2017 – US IS THEM Asks Hard Questions & Seeks Communal Solutions, H.A.C.K. Blog (exhibition review)

2016

Jun 2016 – The Land of Here & Now at KCAD Fed Galleries, H.A.C.K. Blog (exhibition overview)

2015

Oct 2015 – Watching You Watch Art: Gallery Guard Reflections, H.A.C.K. Blog (review)

Oct 2015 – Diane di Prima: Art and Activism in Action, Broccoli Addict blog, Monday Inspirations (essay)

Sept 2015 – Race, Gender, & The Best American Poetry, H.A.C.K. Blog (review)

May 2015 – Why a White Poet Should Not Be Attempting to Reclaim the “N-Word”, Hyperallergic (essay)

May 2015 – Who Are the Rightful Owners of Artifacts of Oppression, Hyperallergic (essay)

Apr 2015 – Gazing on Male Spaces of the Orient from Outside and Within, Academia.edu (essay)

Mar 2015 – Break It Down, Make It Better Attempts to Compare Curatorial Practices, H.A.C.K. Blog (review)

Feb 2015 – Art, Magic, and Pagan Theology, Patheos Public Square (essay)

FOR ALL MEDIA INQUIRIES, PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR PROPER ATTRIBUTION AND COMPENSATION FOR ANY QUOTES IN ANY WORK, THESIS OR PUBLISHED MATERIALS COLLECTIONS, OR IDEAS, ETC. AAMINAHSHAKUR@GMAIL.COM 

 

 

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