“Desert Sunday,” #7 (Still Life)” By Danny Tisdale, 2016

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The continuing journey of the self documentation of my body. For me it’s like real estate in Harlem – ready for re-development, a re-build. Continue reading


Danny Tisdale In Radical Presence: Black Performance In Contemporary Art At YBCA (update)

tumblr_mh3nt4LYsR1rcnqtyo1_500Danny Tisdale’s performance installation Transitions Inc., is included in Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art a groundbreaking exhibition and the first comprehensive survey of performance art by black artists working from the perspective of the visual arts from the 1960’s to the present at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA). Continue reading

Danny Tisdale In Coloring Whiteness: Acts of Critique in Black Performance


Coloring Whiteness pays homage to the ways that African American artists and performers like work of the visual artist Danny Tisdale in his  well documented work have interrogated tropes and mythologies of whiteness to reveal racial inequalities, focusing on comedy sketches, street theater, visual art, video, TV journalism, and voice-over work since 1964. Continue reading

“The Importance Of Being Important (The Art Guys: An Appropriation)”, 2015, Danny Tisdale

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I love America! Especially corporate sponsorship, and especially when you can get paid by corporations adding their logos from museum’s, supporters, organizations, and companies to your wardrobe. As the Art Guys say “The Clothes make the Man,” why should corporations just save their money for big ticket items like the Olympics, Wimbledon, the NFL Superbowl, NBA Finals? Continue reading