Up the Book Staircase (‘Paris Blues Revisited’)

Albert Murray,

By K

Albert Murray, acclaimed essayist and author of several novels including Train. Whistle. Guitar has those floor-to-ceiling bookshelves that loom over you, hinting at timelessness. My acquaintance with his famed Harlem apartment is secondhand, but I’ve seen those shelves. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Dance and More Bearden

Complexions Contemporary Ballet fall season at the Joyce Theatre (175 8th Ave at 19th St) Tuesday November 15 through Sunday November 27. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Romare Bearden: Idea to Realization

By Walter Rutledge

Recently the exhibition Romare Bearden: Idea to Realization was on display at the DC Moore Gallery. The exhibition consisted of a series Maquettes by the artist. Maquettes are small-scale models or sketches for larger works; Bearden created these for murals, mosaics, and book projects. On March 4th the Romare Bearden Foundation co- director Diedra Harris Kelly discussed the show at the DC Moore Gallery over coffee and croissants.

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