On Saturday, May 2, the Whitney will offer free admission to the Museum from 10:30 am to 10 pm and a block party on Gansevoort Street, sponsored by Macy’s. Continue reading
Public art in Harlem is the best of both world, art and Harlem. Public Art Curator Savona Bailey-McClain is presenting Fresh Eyes, an exclusive, site-specific Harlem Digi-Tour for Frieze Week 2015. Continue reading
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Robert Graham's tribute to Duke Ellington is relatively new, having been installed at the north end of Central Park in 1997.Continue reading
Harlemite and artist Kehinde Wiley talks about his current fabulous exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Continue reading
By Souleo When photographer, Joe Conzo reflects on hip-hop’s early days one word comes to mind: innocence. During the late 1970s he began to document the birth of hip-hop in New York City ...Continue reading
ICA seeks to involve and increase the number of culturally diverse advocates as emerging leaders in the fields of cultural arts, public policy, and advocacy. Continue reading
Franco the Great (born Franklin Gaskin in Panama 1928, also the Harlem Picasso) is a street artist in Harlem, New York. He earned his notoriety by painting storefront security gates in West Harlem.Continue reading
Today, playwright, critic, activist, and one of the most prominent and controversial African American voices in the world of American letters, Amiri Baraka, passed over after weeks of failing health at the age of 79.Continue reading
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940), was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, to which end he founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL).Continue reading
Lee was born as 'Leonard Lionel Cornelius Canegata on March 3, 1907 in Harem, New York City. He was raised by his West Indian parents in Harlem, NY.Continue reading