Arts

Harlem Renaissance Exhibit Opening at the Met

by Sebastian Castro The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be presenting a new exhibit in February titled “The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism.” The exhibit will showcase around 160 works of art, including paintings, sculpture, photography and film from prominent African American artists. This exhibit has been a long-time goal of Met Curator Denise Murrell, […]

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Interview with Hima, a Female Persian Artist living in Turkey

In this interview, The Harlem Times interviewed Hima, an artist from Tehran, Iran who is now based in Istanbul, Turkey. She studied art at Gila University with an architecture degree. She can be found on social media at https://www.instagram.com/shima.najafisiyahroudi. The Harlem Times: So, you are from Iran but now live in Turkey. Why did you

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Odyssey of a Beautiful Mind: An Art Exhibition by Kanyeyachukwu Tagbo Okeke

Immersing himself in the beauty of art is Kanye’s way of rising above autism. The vibrant paintings of this multiple award-winning artist gives us a glimpse into his beautiful mind when he can’t express it in words. The youngest-ever recipient of the Austrian “flame of peace award,” Kanyeyachukwu is a 13-year-old child living with autism

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Harvard University Black Art Collective Celebrates the Photography of Chuck Stewart

The Black Arts Collective partnered with the estate of jazz photographer Chuck Stewart to unveil never before seen images of Black icons such as Toni Morrison, Maya Angelou, Nina Simone, James Baldwin, Aretha Franklin, Duke Ellington, etc. for an exhibition on Harvard’s campus. The partnership came about after the Black Arts Collective learned that Stewart

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Guillermo Gleizer, Renaissance Man: From Miami to Rome, For the Love of Art

Interviewed, Transcribed, and Written By Monika Eva Hadaszy What comes to mind when one thinks of a Renaissance man?…A brilliant mind, who generously shares ideas? A titan of industry? A relentless advocate of justice, who fights for the rights of victims, innocents, and the voiceless? A major influencer in the art world? An utmost gentleman

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Broadway is back! What to see on the Great White Way by Derrel Jazz Johnson

by Derrel Jazz Johnson After a shutdown that lasted about 18 months, Broadway, a huge tourist attraction and financial artery for New York City, is back! Whether you live in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, or anywhere else, now is the perfect time for you to make your return (or your debut) in the world-famous

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Black Artists in their Own Realm opens at Calabar Gallery in Harlem

NEW YORK, NY – Calabar Gallery is pleased to present BLACK ARTISTS IN THEIR OWN REALM: IDEAS, MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES curated by Atim Annette Oton. Opening July 29, the exhibition explores what ways Black Artists globally are working ideas from concept to processing, using materials and techniques to evolve artwork. It will showcase a group of African, Caribbean

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