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What can we say, sex sells. Late rapper, Tupac Shakur, just had a piece of sex art that he drew, sell at an auction for a little over $21K. ****Picture May Be Graphic To Some**** The drawings show Pac and his then-girlfriend, Desiree Smith, having sex on a couch, along with the words “Missing You Deeply” […]

Greenville, Ohio – A controversy at the Darke County Fair in Ohio has two artists shaking their heads and wondering just what is going on. (To view the gallery mobile users will need the Cleveland 19 app.) When Mikayla Setser of Greenville won first place at the Darke County Fair in photography she was thrilled. However, […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Deanna Dionne moved to Cleveland, from Michigan, a few years ago to grow as an artist. Her parents were artists and fostered creativity at home. Dionne started her career doing illustrations, painting and website design. She founded the business Cleveland Street Glass in the Spring of 2016. “My car was broken into within […]

CLEVELAND –  Back in May, it was reported that the Smithsonian Institute was interested in preserving the gazebo where Tamir Rice was shot. Shortly after that report, the Smithsonian said it was not true and they were not pursuing preservation of the gazebo. Now, according to the City of Cleveland, the gazebo will be torn […]

#ArkOfReturn:UN to unveil memorial in #NewYork honoring victims of transatlantic #slave trade http://t.co/Rz5feg8BBw pic.twitter.com/wk4Uy76c81 — UNIC Beirut (@UNICBeirut) March 25, 2015 For this year’s International…

In the midst of key events like The Global Poverty Projects’ Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park and the Congressional Black Caucus Weekend in Washington, D.C.,…

Cameras followed Kehinde Wiley, a New York-based portrait painter, as he decided to explore the inner and outer beauty of Black women for his latest project.…

In contemporary art history, 30-something year old black artist, Kara Walker is best known for her life-size black silhouettes that bring an artistic vision to…

CANTON, Ohio – Students at one Canton school have taken up a collection, making art for Sandy Hook Elementary School kids. The St. Michael Catholic School community has proven that once again the people of northeast Ohio have big hearts. At Tuesday morning’s Christmas program, donations were taken for the victims and families of Sandy […]

Recording a masterful opus requires various elements upon completion including producers, songwriters, and musicians just to name a few. Not to mention an artist and a photographer to help showcase and convey the album’s visual concept for its front cover. In celebration of Black Music Month, we gathered a vast collection of memorable album covers […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Patricia Breslin Modell, the wife of former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the age of 80. Patricia Breslin Modell, born March 17, 1931 in New York City, was an accomplished actress who performed on the New York stage, motion pictures and television. […]

Did you miss the latest episode of Access Cleveland? Don’t worry listen to the podcast right here! Last weekend’s Community Spotlight guest was Sankofa Fine Art Expo’s keynote speaker, artist Kadir Nelson.  Mathew Myers interviewed Kadir and the two spoke about how Kadir got started, what he will be doing at the art fest, and […]