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Lisa Whittington featured in Saatchi Art Gallery 100 New Voices Campaign

Leading Online Art Gallery Highlights a Diverse International Class of Emerging Artists, Many of Whom Represent Unheard Perspectives in the Traditional Art Market

Lisa Whittington named as
a Distinguished Artist
Art Ascent Magazine, October 6, 2017

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A Wikipedia page on Lisa Whittington's artwork, "How She Sent Him and How She Got Him Back"

II Corpo umiliato di George Floyd non e diverso da quello torturato di Emmett Till (George Floyd's Humiliated Body is no Different from Emmett Till's Tortured One

June 01, 2020

Discussion of George Floyd and Emmett Till in Belarus...

Artists as Activists

June 11, 2020

Lisa Whittington is considered an artist and an activist.

House Beautiful: 39 Creatives Talk Being Black in the Design Industry—and What Needs to Change

June 05, 2020

What does skin color have to do with making great art? Absolutely nothing. Yet for years, Black artists and designers have struggled to get eyes on their work, been passed over for opportunities, and made to feel like there isn't a spot for them at the table.

A White Artists' Painting of a Murdered Black Child Divides the Art World

March 27, 2017

Theater Project includes Social Justice Art by Lisa Whittington

September 03, 2019

The artwork of Dr. Lisa Whittington is included as part of The Unbound Trilogy Theater Production.

Riot Around Painting in Whitney Museum: Can White Artist Portray Black Pain?

March 21, 2017

Lisa Whittington Discusses Artist Intention with NBC News

March 26, 2017

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Why Inclusion in the Google Arts & Culture Selfie Feature Matters

January 21, 2018

Skewed results in the Google Arts & Culture Selfie Matching Feature reminds contemporary culture of art's historic biases.

The Rage: Some Closing Comments on Open Casket

January 01, 2020

Professor Jared Sexton delivers provocative thought on painting Emmett Till.

The Hood: Bedtime Stories, Emmett Till and FDR

May 31, 2018

Libation and an attempt to locate hope in the process of unearthing injustice.  An essay by J. Khadiah Abdurahman

Debate over Dana Schultz painting of Emmett Till

BET curates opinions on the painting of Emmett Till at the Whitney Biennial

Abstracting the savaged body of Emmett Till

An article by M Neelika Jayawardane for Aljazeera News

Lisa Whittington Invited to Celebrate the Legacy of Steffen Thomas

Lisa Whittington and several other artist were invited to celebrate the legacy of Steffen Thomas at a Plein Air Paint Out in midtown Atlanta.

Press Release

A press release from the Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs.

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