Swizz Beatz Donates His Inspirational Art to HHC Henry J. Carter

swizz beatz art donationNew York City Health and Hospitals Corporation’s Global Ambassador Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean today unveiled a piece of art he created called Victory to the residents and staff of HHC Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Draped Down’ At Studio Museum In Harlem

draped down at studio museum in harlemIn 1942, cultural anthropologist and novelist Zora Neale Hurston listed the term “draped down” as one of several terms meaning “well-dressed” in a glossary of Harlem Renaissance -era slang. Continue Reading →

Ernesto Pujol’s Palm Sunday At St. Philip’s Church In Harlem

Pujol_Monk_12St. Philip’s Episcopal Church is pleased to present the work of Internationally exhibited and collected American artist, Ernesto Pujol from Palm Sunday, April 13th-Tuesday April 29th, 2014. Continue Reading →

Artist Vicki DaSilva Repurposes West Harlem (video)

VickiDaSilva_Repurpose_2014_smLast Saturday night,  the West Harlem Art Fund collaborated with artist Vicki DaSilva who won Art Takes Times Square (2012) to create a beautiful light graffiti underneath the 12 Avenue (Riverside Drive) viaduct in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

2014 Uptown Arts Stroll: How to Participate

jpegNoMAA (The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance) announces a call for artists for the 11th annual Uptown Arts Stroll in Washington Heights-Inwood from West 155th to 220th St. in June. Continue Reading →

Harlem Becomes A Destination For African Tribal Art Week

african art in harlem photoBy Mel Brown with additional contributions from Tricia Fraser

For almost a century, Harlem has been known as a destination for contemporary art, culture and fashion. With emerging revitalization, Harlem has experienced yet another cultural metamorphosis. Continue Reading →

George Mingo at Essie Green Galleries In Harlem

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A Conversation With George Mingo

Interviewing George Mingo about his work is very stimulating indeed. The closer one gets to this artist, the more disconcerting and surprising he becomes. Continue Reading →