Rolls-Royce + Mickalene Thomas’ Phantom on Auction to Support (RED)

Funding the fight against AIDS, all proceeds from this Mickalene Thomas-styled auto go to the non-profit

Set to fetch an estimated $600-800k, this one-of-a-kind 2020 Rolls-Royce Phantom is up for auction now through 13 December, with 100% of proceeds going to (RED), the longstanding non-profit working to end AIDS in Africa. Rolls-Royce brings to life a concept they teased at Sotheby’s earlier this year to celebrate their 115th anniversary, but the successful bidder on this model (with its candy red paint and …

Fifty Years After: Gordon Parks, Carrie Mae Weems, Mickalene Thomas, LaToya Ruby Frazier

A photo exhibition of iconic works from four preeminent African American photographers

In the idyllic town of Kent, Connecticut—a little over two hours north of NYC by car—the James Barron Art gallery will host an exhibition of uncommon socio-political importance. “Fifty Years After: Gordon Parks, Carrie Mae Weems, Mickalene Thomas, LaToya Ruby Frazier” features four renowned African American photographers, three of whom are women. And the range of works within hail from the Civil Rights movement to …