Collector Donates 400 Artworks To The Studio Museum In Harlem

The Studio Museum in Harlem will receive 400 artworks by a “multigenerational who’s who of artists of African descent,” in a gift made by the late art collector and civil rights activist Peggy Cooper Cafritz, museum officials announced. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that…

Developer To Raze Former Studio Museum In Harlem Building

Artform reports that the Elizabeth Dee Gallery has announced that it is being pushed out of its Harlem location. The owner of the 2033/2037 Fifth Avenue space, which was the original home of the Studio Museum when it opened in 1968, has decided to demo the historic site. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen…

The Studio Museum In Harlem Files Building Plans For New Facility

Patch reports that the Studio Museum in Harlem has filed permits with the city Department of Buildings to move forward with the construction of its new six-story facility on West 125th Street between Lenox and Seventh avenues, according to public records. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most…