Messiah Equiano’s ‘The Penis Monologues’

Saturday night’s second performance of The Penis Monologues at Chicago’s DuSable Museum was filled with audience members wondering what the hoopla about the penis could be all about. Much to our delight and wonderment, an answer came. The Penis Monologues is a timely response to the popular stage play The Vagina Monologues. Both plays dissect […]

Sculptor Garland Martin Taylor connects the dots from artistic past to his future

For some time MartinTaylor struggled internally with his “comfort zone” as an artist, meaning the types of mediums he used to convey his expression.  Then, while working at the DuSable Museum of African American History he happened upon some uncataloged work by a little-known African American political cartoonist, (the first in the nation) named Henry […]

Chicago visual artist Candace Hunter’s latest exhibit questions global water rights

                    The exhibit, “Dust In Their Veins,” the powerful visual response to the global water crisis in many parts of the world, has been extended through May 31, 2013, at the DuSable Museum of African American History, an installation of mixed art works that bring discussion and action to the plight of women and children […]