Harlem Artists Guild, Founded By Augusta Savage, Charles Alston, Elba Lightfoot, Louise E. Jefferson, Arthur Schomburg, And Many Others 1935 –

The goal of the founder of the Harlem Artists Guild was to encourage young talent, providing a forum for the discussion of the visual arts in the community. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Bearden, Bowling, Catlett, Ringgold And More African American Art At Swann

Swann Galleries’ fall offering of African American Art comes across the block on Thursday, December 10, 2020. Continue Reading →

The Harlem “Genius” Charles Alston New York 1900’s

Charles_AlstonCharles Alston was a renowned African-American artist of the early 1900s. Not only was he a revolutionary painter, but he was a sculptor, a muralist and also a very influential teacher. Continue Reading →

MoMA Launches Walking Tour Of Jacob Lawrence’s Harlem

joacob lawrence migration seriesThe current Museum of Modern Art exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North expands uptown, beyond the Museum’s galleries, with the launch of a self-guided walking tour that explores the Harlem that nurtured Lawrence as a young artist in the 1930s. Continue Reading →

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