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TimE INSIDER

The Story Behind TIME's 'America Must Change' Cover

Written by D.W. Pine

For the cover of TIME’s July 6 double issue, we commissioned Atlanta artist Charly Palmer to capture a moment in which Americans will see whether their country is able to live up to its promise. The resulting 40-by-30-in. acrylic painting, of a little girl faced with both the injustice of today and America’s historical role in it, is titled “In Her Eyes.”

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BLAVITY

13 Incredible Black Artists, Past And Present, Everybody Should Know

Written by Marshall A. Latimore
On an unusually warm Saturday morning in an old church-turned-artists-haven, visual artists Charly Palmer and Jamaal Barber are wrapping several of their pieces in plastic wrap while talking about their creative process and what inspires their work. 
Both artists — Palmer, a painter, and Barber, a print maker — have multiple “Black History Month” shows throughout February. Barber has an exhibit titled “Bright Black” that opens Feb. 10 through Feb. 23 at the Southwest Arts Center. Palmer has an exhibit at the Auburn Avenue Research Library titled “Divided States,” that will open Feb. 18 through March 25.

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BLACK ENTERPRISE

Artist Charly Palmer Talks The Business Of Black Art

Written by Ida Harris

Black art is big business, even as it sits at the fringes of a booming art industry. The mainstream art world is dominated by a more popular culture, which allows but a sliver of black talent to penetrate its space at a time. This unsurprising phenomena shadows some of the most incredible works produced in contemporary art, and the "remarkable artists" who create them. Respectively, Charly Palmer is one of them.

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THE VOICE ATLANTA

#PROUDBLACK showing at Zucot Gallery to Feature Social, Political Works of Local Artists

Written by Marshall A. Latimore
On an unusually warm Saturday morning in an old church-turned-artists-haven, visual artists Charly Palmer and Jamaal Barber are wrapping several of their pieces in plastic wrap while talking about their creative process and what inspires their work. 
Both artists — Palmer, a painter, and Barber, a print maker — have multiple “Black History Month” shows throughout February. Barber has an exhibit titled “Bright Black” that opens Feb. 10 through Feb. 23 at the Southwest Arts Center. Palmer has an exhibit at the Auburn Avenue Research Library titled “Divided States,” that will open Feb. 18 through March 25.

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