James Richmond Barthé, Harlem, 1901-1989

Richmond BartheJames Richmond Barthé, also known as Richmond Barthé (January 28, 1901 – March 5, 1989) was an African-American sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Romare Bearden And Others Auction At Swann Galleries (update)

romare BeardenOn Tuesday, December 15, Swann Galleries’ will offer African-American Fine Art, featuring a newly re-discovered Norman Lewis painting, an important early-career modernist painting by Romare Bearden, and what is believed to be the first painting by Elizabeth Catlett to come to auction. Continue Reading →

Visual Arts Faculty Show Opening At Harlem School For The Arts

8bac8432-ae49-4c16-a918-580dfea04a36Join us for the launch of the Faculty Exhibition Series featuring the art of instructors Ray Jones and Shanon Weltman. Experience their personal artwork on view at the G Space Gallery!     Continue Reading →

Souleo: How One Organization Is Giving Black Content Creators A Boost

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If African-Americans engage with more media content than any other group, then why aren’t they equally represented behind the scenes as content creators? It is a complicated question fraught with issues of access, economics, and of course, race. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: $8.5 Million Dollhouse At Columbus Circle

Dollhouse Amps Up ‘Holiday Under The Stars’Valued and insured at $8.5 million, The Astolat Dollhouse Castle will be on public display this holiday season at The Shops of Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center in Manhattan for the first time ever since being built in the 1980s. Continue Reading →

SMH’s Thelma Golden Wins Bard Curatorial Award

thelma golden1Thelma Golden, the director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem, has been selected the winner of the 2016 Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence. Continue Reading →

Harlem Haberdashery Honors Ronald A. Draper At Harlem Hospital

harlem hosp3By Rudy Collins

On Friday, October 2, 2015, Harlem born and raised contemporary visual artist and co-founder of #TakeCareOfHarlem Ronald Draper was honored at a special invitation-only reception for his contributions of art to Harlem Hospital. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Arts Alliances Harlem Arts Advocacy Week 2015

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Harlem Arts Advocacy Week is key to the mission of Harlem Arts Alliance. With the leadership of Executive Director, Linda Walton, Harlem-based HAA strives to unify artists and arts organizations, large and small, and to link the arts with other sectors within the community.

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The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet Show In Harlem

st john churchOn Tuesday, October 6, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine will open to the public, The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet, a multimedia art exhibition and Cathedral-wide initiative addressing the issues of food security, hunger, access to healthy food, local and urban farming, factory farming, diet, and the cultural and spiritual meanings of food. Continue Reading →

Allen Stringfellow Essay in Collage At Essie Green In Harlem

Stringfellow_-_Little_Old_Joint_II_BDrawing from diverse sources, including European Impressionism, Romare Bearden’s collages, William Carter’s tranquil oil paintings, and the bold and colorful modernist paintings of Jacob Lawrence, Stringfellow has constructed his own distinctive artistic vocabulary. Continue Reading →