Hale Woodruff, Mid-Century Abstraction Lead African American Art And The Harlem Renaissance At The Swann

The fall sale of African American Art is at Swann Galleries Thursday, October 7, 2021, with market—and house—favorites returning to the auction. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Taylor Emmanuel Gordon, Vaudeville Performer, Harlem Renaissance Singer, 1893 – 1971

Harlemite Taylor Emmanuel Gordon was born in 1893 – 1971, was a musician and singer. Continue Reading →

Famous Figures From The Harlem Renaissance Period

In New York City, at the turn of the century from around 1910 up until 1935, the Harlem neighborhood had developed into something of a black cultural mecca.  Continue Reading →

Nightlife In Harlem – The Harlem Renaissance Ballroom

Harlem is certainly the place to go if you enjoy listening to new music, literature, dance, and art. Continue Reading →

Harlem Needle Arts Show “Up South ” Gets Down On 153rd Street In Harlem

HNA presents Up South, a public art installation honoring the history of those who birthed the movements leading up to, Continue Reading →

Revisiting The Harlem Renaissance: Art Is Philosophy With Jeffrey C. Stewart And Lana Turner

When the philosopher Alain Leroy Locke edited the Harlem issue of the Survey Graphic that appeared on March 1, 1925, he infused the literary awakening of the 1920s now called the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →

Richard Bruce Nugent, Writer, Painter, Advocate And Founder Of The Harlem Cultural Council

Richard Bruce Nugent, July 2, 1906 – May 27, 1987, aka Richard Bruce and Bruce Nugent, was the first black gay and out writer and painter during the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →

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