HW Pick: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series At MOMA

the-great-migrationjacob lawenceThe Museum of Modern Art marks the centennial of the beginning of the Great Migration, the multi-decade mass movement of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North, with the exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North from April 3 through September 7, 2015. Continue Reading →

Tribute to the Disappeared, Project Launch and Community Workshop

Tribute to the Disappeared_Sue Coe_43On Wednesday December 17th La Casa Azul Bookstore, in New York City, will host the official launch of the TRIBUTO A LOS DESAPARECIDOS / TRIBUTE TO THE DISAPPEARED memorial quilt project, with an exhibition of prints of paintings, drawings, photographs and collage from Australia, New Zealand, Russia, the Netherlands, the U.S., Mexico and Japan. Continue Reading →

50K Harlem’s Norman Rockwell Photos Available Online

rfk-rockwellReference photo for Norman Rockwell’s portrait of Robert F. Kennedy, c. 1968. Courtesy of the Norman Rockwell Museum Collections.

Whatever you think of Harlem born Norman Rockwell’s paintings and illustrations, you can’t deny them the status of enduring Americana. Continue Reading →

New York City: Algonquin At the Core In Harlem

NativeAmericanMonthPresentationIn honor of Native American History Month, please join Nitchen Inc. and the LeRoy Neiman Art Center for a multimedia presentation, New York City: Algonquin at the Core, presented by Nadema Agard, Native American Scholar, Curator and Exhibiting Artist on Thursday, November 13th @ 5:30 pm.  Continue Reading →

The CITYarts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony In Harlem

image003In collaboration with Strycker’s Bay Neighborhood Council and The DOME Project, CITYarts ran a series of arts workshops over the summer for youth at the WSNC and DOME exploring themes of community identity and participants’ aspirations and dreams. Continue Reading →

Souleo: ‘Paternity Court’ TV judge does it all

Lauren Lake_Courtesy of Cheryl Duncan PR

By Souleo

So exactly how does one go from being a back-up singer for Mary J. Blige and Diddy to presiding over the hit TV judge show ‘Paternity Court?’ If you’re Lauren Lake it starts with your upbringing. Continue Reading →

Swann Auction Galleries to Auction the Art Collection of Richard A. Long

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 Thursday, October 9th 2014. Continue Reading →