Capt. Jonathan Atkin At Sette Pani In Harlem

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Capt. Jonathan Atkin specializes in aerial images for the maritime industry.  An accomplished image maker for editorial and corporate clients, Jonathan’s passion has long included dance and maritime. Continue Reading →

Souleo: ‘Paternity Court’ TV judge does it all

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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 →

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 →