Hallie S. Hobson Joins The Studio Museum In Harlem

new studio in harlem hireThe Studio Museum in Harlem is pleased to announce the appointment of Hallie S. Hobson as the Studio Museum’s Director of Institutional Advancement, effective immediately. Continue Reading →

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 →

100 Years In Post-Production Resurrecting a Lost Landmark of Black Film History At MOMA

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The Museum of Modern Art announces the discovery of previously unidentified, 101-year-old film footage, the earliest known surviving feature film with a cast of black actors. Continue Reading →

Charlie Parker, 1950, By Paula Kotis

charlie parkerThis amazing photograph of Charlie Parker, in 1950, was taken five years before he died in 1955 at the age of 34-year-old. Continue Reading →

Elizabeth Catlett, Passes at 96

Elizabeth Catlett, whose abstracted sculptures of the human form reflected her deep concern with the African-American experience and the struggle for civil rights… Continue Reading →