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The Studio Museum in Harlem

Artists Explore The Many Influences Of Ebony And Jet Magazines

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts

"Think about the fact that since the 1940s, Ebony has been published, every month, and continues to be," explained Lauren Haynes, curator at the Studi...

The Cultural Landscape Architects: Thomas J. Lax

Julie Chae | Posted 08.16.2014 | Arts
Julie Chae

"When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South" sets aside conventional art world categories of insider and outsider art, and instead explores across different media and disciplines how 35 black artists in the last 50 years have made art inspired by and deeply imbued with southern cultural legacies.

Survey Of Outsider Artists Challenges The Meaning Of 'Black Art'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.07.2014 | Arts

It's not often that so-called "outsider artists" get a chance to showcase their artwork on the walls of an established New York gallery, hanging with ...

Carrie Mae Weems Questions The Museum

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Most of us who have ever wandered the halls of an art museum have felt the uncanny power of experiencing a multitude of voices, visions, times and pla...

On Teaching Performance at Harvard

Kalup Linzy | Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

photo taken at NYU Grey Gallery It is an honor to be the first to teach performance in the Visual and Environmental Studies Department at Harvard. ...

Performa 13: Exploring the Surreal

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

This month, New York will once again become the center of the performance art world for twenty-four days of incredible programming, as Performa 13 makes its biennial appearance.

Digging Up Harlem's History

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.05.2013 | Arts

Since 1968 Harlem's Studio Museum has selected three emerging artists from African or Latino descent for their artist-in-residence program. For eleven...

Myth, Hip-Hop And Sci-Fi Unite

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts

Is it possible to be a shape-shifter while remaining strongly grounded at the same time? Robert Pruitt's crayon series, simply entitled "Women," shows...

Harlem Arts Summit 2012: Protecting Harlem's Treasures

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 11.27.2012 | Black Voices
Akoshia Yoba

For six years running, the Harlem Arts Allian is presenting a seven day series of mostly free events, designed to elevate the platform for Harlem's illustrious arts and cultural scene and to renew enthusiasm and support for its great cultural institutions and artists.

Primary Sources,The Studio Museum's Annual Artists in Residence Exhibition

Bobby Elliott | Posted 06.17.2012 | Arts
Bobby Elliott

For all three 2011 - 2012 Artists in Residence -- Njideka Akunyili, Meleko Mokgosi and Xaviera Simmons -- Primary Sources is a big moment; it's a send-off show, concluding their residencies at the museum.

Caribbean Art Takes Over Three Museums For The First Time

Posted 06.15.2012 | Arts

In honor of Caribbean-American heritage month, art from the islands is taking over New York in June. A new exhibition titled, "Caribbean: Crossroads o...

The Bearden Project: A Family Affair

Bobby Elliott | Posted 02.06.2012 | Arts
Bobby Elliott

2011-12-07-Screenshot20111207at9.44.58AM.jpg New York's centennial celebration of Romare Bearden has found its heart at The Studio Museum in Harlem.

Black Folk's Summer Fun, For Town and Country!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

During summer, escalating temperatures affect us all. So it's not a matter of being rich or poor that makes one eager to go to the Hamptons.

CURATORS SPEAK: Studio Museum Of Harlem's Thelma Golden

ted.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Thelma Golden, curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, talks through three recent shows that explore how art examines and redefines culture. The "post...

The Peculiar Limits of Black Society in New York

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 01.14.2013 | New York
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Michael Henry Adams

Is there really such a thing as 'black society'? Many people certainly used to think so! Imagine, today we have one African American president an...