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Storm King Art Center 2022 Exhibition Opening Celebration

Storm King Art Center 2022 Exhibition Opening Celebration

Storm King Art Center announced the 2022 Season is officially open. The Art Center kicked it off with their annual Exhibitions Opening Celebration over the weekend, presenting a special exhibition by artist Wangechi Mutu and Outlooks artist Brandon Ndife. The star-studded event featured remarks by Storm King President John P. Stern and Artistic Director & Chief Curator […]

Photographer "Becomes" His Ancestors in First LA Exhibit

Photographer “Becomes” His Ancestors in First LA Exhibit

Peruvian artist and photographer Christian Fuchs is doing something so remarkably unique, that no other photographer has been able to accomplish in the art world. Obsessed with his illustrious German/Chilean ancestors he grew up admiring from their oil paintings and old photographs that were hung in the halls of his grandparent’s home in Peru, Fuchs […]

'A Strange Loop' Leads With 11 Tony Nominations

‘A Strange Loop’ Leads With 11 Tony Nominations

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway show A Strange Loop, the story of a Black queer writer writing a musical about a Black queer writer writing a musical about a …, has received 11 Tony nominations and is leading the pack. I’m writing to you to share some reactions of some of those nominated for Michael R. […]

The Schomburg Literary Festival Re-Opens this Summer!

The Schomburg Literary Festival Re-Opens this Summer!

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will host its 4th annual literary festival on Saturday, June 18th. For the first time since 2019, the event will be held in person as an outdoor festival at the historic research center in Harlem, featuring discussions, workshops, and book signings with established and emerging writers. Acclaimed […]

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents  The World Premiere of The Missing Element

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents The World Premiere of The Missing Element

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, is proud to present the world premiere of The Missing Element on May 15 & 16, 2022 at 7:30 pm. Taking place in the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, all programs invite audiences to embrace artistic process […]

Sebastian A. Bass’ Photo Exhibition Debut in Harlem: Navigating Black Manhood Post September 11 with Loss, Life, and Light

Sebastian A. Bass’ Photo Exhibition Debut in Harlem: Navigating Black Manhood Post September 11 with Loss, Life, and Light

Sebastian A. Bass is a New York-based artist, born in Manhattan in November 1999 and moved to Long Island during his childhood shortly after. During his youth, he unknowingly became infatuated with photography through the influence of artists in his family. In 2001, Sebastian suffered the tragic loss of his birth mother in the September […]

New-York Historical Society Exhibition Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Title IX

New-York Historical Society Exhibition Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Title IX

The New-York Historical Society is pleased to present Title IX: Activism On and Off the Field, on view May 13 – September 4, 2022. The exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of Title IX, an addition to the Education Amendments Act of 1972 that fundamentally reshaped American society by prohibiting discrimination based on sex in education […]

CENTER FOCUS TO SPOTLIGHT BLACK WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS

CENTER FOCUS TO SPOTLIGHT BLACK WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS

Hi-ARTS has joined forces with Black Women Photographers (BWP) for Center Focus. BWP’s inaugural group exhibition, which showcases the work of seven of its acclaimed and emerging members, will run through April 29 at Hi-ARTS. Founded by Polly Irungu and birthed out of the racial reckoning of 2020 to disrupt the notion that it is […]

Schomburg Spring 2022 Exhibition Opens

Schomburg Spring 2022 Exhibition Opens

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has opened its spring exhibition Been Seen, an exploration of the work of Austin Hansen and the Black gaze in photography. Harlem-based photojournalist, studio photographer, and documentarian, Austin Hansen (1910-1996) ran a photo studio on West 135th Street that doubled as a gallery and exhibition space. Hansen […]

'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Announces New Casting

‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ Announces New Casting

Producers of the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child announced today that Steve Haggard is now playing the role of Harry Potter and Angela Reed rejoins the Broadway company on Tuesday, May 3 in the role of Ginny Potter. A new block of tickets was released today for all performances […]

E-Moves Spotlight: Leslie Cuyjet at Harlem Stage

E-Moves Spotlight: Leslie Cuyjet at Harlem Stage

Award-winning performer and dance artist Leslie Cuyjet‘s For All Your Life is an ongoing performance project that examines the value of Black life and Black death. Using text and movement in a new solo work, she explores the Black body, bodies of water, and the liminal space between land and sea. She has co-directed, designed, […]

Women Photographers Explore Racist & Colonial Stereotypes At The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

Women Photographers Explore Racist & Colonial Stereotypes At The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute’s latest digital exhibition, The Abyss of the Ocean: Cuban Women Photographers, Migrations, and the Question of Race, is currently available for viewing and will offer free virtual programs to the general public featuring the artists, curators and special guest speakers beginning in April and running through June 2022. […]

Schomburg Center Opens Spring Exhibition

Schomburg Center Opens Spring Exhibition

On March 31 2022, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture opened its spring exhibition “Been Seen”, an exploration of the work of Austin Hansen and the Black gaze in photography. For 47 years, Harlem-based photojournalist, studio photographer, and documentarian, Austin Hansen (1910-1996) ran a photo studio on West 135th Street that doubled as […]

Photographer Kurt Boone Artist Talks For Jersey City Mural Fest Exhibit At Commuter Gallery

Photographer Kurt Boone Artist Talks For Jersey City Mural Fest Exhibit At Commuter Gallery

Author/photographer Kurt Boone has announced two March 2022 artist talks in conjunction with his “Photographs of Jersey City Mural Festival“ exhibition now on display at the Commuter Gallery located at the Journal Square PATH station in New Jersey. On Friday, March 18 at 5:30pm Boone will discuss the global street art movement with UP Magazine […]

Christie's And City College Center For The Arts Join Forces For Benefit Auction

Christie’s And City College Center For The Arts Join Forces For Benefit Auction

Christie’s is pleased to present its first collaborative exhibition and silent auction to benefit City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) entitled 100 YEARS OF HARLEM: Resonating Around the World. The exhibit celebrates Harlem as teacher and muse for diverse artists across time, with works by visual artists from Harlem and across the country. The […]