Day: February 2, 2020

Art that once graced Johnson Publishing Co. sold for $2.7 million at auction

  Beautiful paintings by black artists that one graced the walls of Johnson Publishing Co., former owner of Ebony and Jet magazines, were sold at auction Friday by Swann Galleries, fetching higher prices than expected. Many of the artists’ works had been undervalued for the decades and systematically overlooked because black artists had been pushed to the margins of the[Read More…]