Harlem Arts Advocacy Week Oct 1- 6th, 2014

Harlem-Arts-Alliance-Logo11-460x140The Harlem Arts Alliance would like to invite you to join us for HARLEM Arts Advocacy Week (HAAW) scheduled for Wednesday, October 1 through Monday October 6. Continue Reading →

Souleo: The Sports World Could Learn From Derek Fordjour’s Artworks

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By Souleo

The world of professional sports has come under national scrutiny for its recent controversies involving Ray Rice’s domestic violence incident, Adrian Peterson’s child abuse case and the NFL’s failure to guarantee cheerleaders a minimum wage despite generating $9.7 billion annually. Continue Reading →

Thinking Abstractly-Beyond Black & White; Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis 1945-52 (video)

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If your automatic frame of reference of an African American abstract artists is Jean Michel Basquiat please see the upcoming exhibit at the Jewish Museum opening September 12th, 2014.

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Cityarts “Community Identity” Mural In Progress On Upper West Side

image003CITYarts is collaborating with The West Side Neighborhood Commons (“The Commons”) just south of Harlem to create a 180-foot long mural this summer titled Our Place On the Globe. Continue Reading →

Swann Auction Galleries to Auction Harlem Fave Richard A. Long Collection

image001Swann Auction Galleries, the first major auction house to hold regular sales of African-American fine art, continues to present robust offerings in the category this fall, with the auction of the art collection of Richard A. Long on October 9th, 2014. Continue Reading →

Harlem Tribal Week And Myron D. Kunin Collection Auction At Sotheby’s

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From Mel Brown, The Harlem Tribal Art Week

The Myron D. Kunin Collection of African art will be auctioned November 11th, 2014 at Sotheby’s New York. The preview exhibition of the Kunin collection is November 8 – 10, 2014. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Groundbreaking Choreopoem, For Colored Girls…Turns 40

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By Souleo

As Ntozake Shange prepares to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her seminal work, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf with the launch of a multigallery exhibition, she can’t help but sadly acknowledge that the issues facing women which first compelled her to write the work remain relevant today. Continue Reading →

‘I Found God In Myself’, The 40th Anniversary Of Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls…”

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Check out the ‘I Found God In Myself’, The 40th Anniversary Of Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls…” at the Schomburg Center Latimer/Edison Gallery, in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →