Category: Photography

Highlighting the Negro Baseball Leagues at the LeRoy Neiman Art Center in Harlem

The “Blackball” exhibit at the LeRoy Neiman Art Center on Frederick Douglass Boulevard and 148th Street tells the history of the all-black professional baseball league from 1920 up until 1962. Jackie Robinson, Hank Aaron and Willie Mays, along with players

Old Harlem, New Harlem: Images of Transformation

A new photo exhibit expressing the culture of Harlem from the mid-1960s to today, opens tonight at  The Rio II Gallery at 583 Riverside Drive, 7th Floor (between 135th and 136th Streets). The exhibit will represent the works of sixteen photographers

Naked Black Justice

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The Studio Museum in Harlem – Summer 2012 Exhibitions and Projects

The Studio Museum in Harlem has announced its Summer 2012 Exhibitions and Projects schedule which launches today, June 14th and will run until October 21, 2012.  The line-up includes Primary Sources: 2011-12 Artists in Residence;  Caribbean: Crossroads of the World;  

Perpetual diaspora: The Art Institute of Chicago acquires “Harlem U.S.A.” by Dawoud Bey

The Art Institute of Chicago has added the complete set of Harlem, U.S.A a series of 25 images by acclaimed photographer Dawoud Bey (American, born 1953)–to its permanent collection.   The acquisition of the mostly vintage prints was made possible