HW Pick: MvVO ART Announces AD ART SHOW Call For Artists (Updated)

MvVO ART, an innovative art venture dedicated to creating opportunities for artists, announced a Call for Artists submissions to AD ART SHOW – its newest art venture – during a reception at Y&R. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Immigration-Themed Art By Ai Weiwei

An enormous exhibition by the activist artist Ai Weiwei, designed to draw attention to the world’s refugee crisis, is going on view at some 300 sites around New York City. Continue Reading →

Joint Statement From Tom Finkelpearl And Darren Walker On City Art, Monuments And Markers

Joint statement from Tom Finkelpearl and Darren Walker co-chairs of Bill de Blasio’s Mayorial Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments and Markers from Harlem to Hollis, New York: Continue Reading →

Nigel Freeman Responds To African-American Fine Art Auction At Swann Galleries

Nigel Freeman, Director of African-American Fine Art at Swann Galleries, said, “We were thrilled with the results of the fall sale (on Thursday, October 5, 2017) –a higher sale total with fewer lots than last year. Continue Reading →

Deborah Jack Artist Talk & Discussion With C. Daniel Dawson In Harlem

The Romare Bearden Foundation partners with the Harlem School of the Arts to present its Cinque Artist Program series at HSA. Continue Reading →

Gavin Brown’s Enterprise In Harlem Host Fundraiser For Puerto Rico

Artnews reports that the Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in New York will host a fundraiser organized by Rirkrit Tiravanija to benefit Puerto Rico, which has recently faced mass destruction after two Category Five hurricanes. Continue Reading →

Charles White—Leonardo da Vinci. Curated by David Hammons At MOMA

The Museum of Modern Art will display two works selected by artist David Hammons—the recently acquired Black Pope (Sandwich Board Man) (1973) and a brush and ink drapery study by Leonardo da Vinci—in Charles White—Leonardo da Vinci. Continue Reading →

Make Picasso’s French Riviera House Your Home Away From Home In Harlem

From Harlem to France, when Pablo Picasso died in 1973, he was 91 years old and had made his mark on the world as perhaps the most important artist of the 20th century. Continue Reading →

Harlem Artist Tyler Wallach Paints Fabulous Luxury Products At Barneys New York

Out magazine reports that Tyler Wallach, the self-described “1988 lovechild of Keith Haring and Lisa Frank,” was invited this weekend to Barneys New York to paint on luxury products for a live audience—a feat for the queer Harlem artist, who’s been a local LGBTQ mainstay for several years. Continue Reading →

The Majestic Impression La Huella Magistral Opening At Taller Boricua In East Harlem

This exhibit features the works of artists printmakers who are members of the “[easyazon_link identifier=”B007BOB41M” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Consejo Grafico[/easyazon_link]” (The Graphic Council), a national Latinx organization of “Talleres” printmaking workshops. Continue Reading →

Al “Hirschfeld’s Harlem,” A Rare Picture Window Into Harlem Renaissance

Now in paperback! Decades before the PBS documentaries, before Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Al Hirschfeld and many, many more went to Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Based See.Gold Brings Old World Charm To Modern Day

Need old world gilding for your new world Harlem home? Then, you have to check out see.gold, it’s an all-female Harlem-based team of gilders specializing in hand painted and gilded glass signage and house numbers. Continue Reading →

The Beautiful Dizzy Gillespie 100th Anniversary Mural In Harlem

Global street art and human rights campaign, Education Is Not A Crime, is thrilled to announce the creation of the John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie 100th Anniversary mural in Harlem at 229 W 135th Street. Continue Reading →

Demolition Depot, The Worlds Most Extensive Architectural Reclamation Showroom In Harlem

The Demolition Depot and Irreplaceable Artifacts in Harlem, a modest Harlem tenement building is a unique source of vintage plumbing fixtures, doors, windows, shutters, railings, gates, grills, mantels, stone and terracotta pieces, religious objects and so much more worth millions of dollars.

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De Blasio Taps Harlemites And Others To Consider Controversial Statues’

NY Daily News reports that Mayor de Blasio named a committee Friday to address how the city should deal with the sordid histories of hundreds of statues, plaques, obelisks and other memorials scattered on city property across the five boroughs. Continue Reading →