Harlem Tribal Week And Myron D. Kunin Collection Auction At Sotheby’s

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From Mel Brown, The Harlem Tribal Art Week

The Myron D. Kunin Collection of African art will be auctioned November 11th, 2014 at Sotheby’s New York. The preview exhibition of the Kunin collection is November 8 – 10, 2014. Continue Reading →

Selling and Celebrating African Aesthetics at Sotheby’s

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“The spell of Africa is upon me. The ancient witchery of her medicine is burning my drowsy, dreamy blood. This is not a country, it is a world—a universe of itself and for itself, a thing Different, Immense, Menacing, Alluring. It is a great black bosom where the Spirit longs to die. It is a life so burning, so fire encircled that one bursts with terrible soul inflaming life.”  “Little Portraits of Africa” published in 1924 by W.E.B. Du Bois.

By Tod Roulette

Like many people who own art I like to purchase works that do not necessarily ‘fit’ with other things I already own in my collection. Continue Reading →

Contemporary and Modern Tribal Art At Sotheby’s And Merton Simpson Gallery In NYC

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By Tod Roulette

Visit Sothebys to appreciate top quality tribal art. Not only seeing these works up close is an incredibly tutorial but overhearing and speaking with staff and visitors like yourself is invaluable. 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 →

Harlem Born Rockwell’s ‘Saying Grace’ Sets Auction Records (video)

‘Saying Grace’ by East Harlem born Norman Rockwell‘s 1951 Thanksgiving cover for the Saturday Evening Post has sold for just over forty-six million dollars at auction.

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