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Mother, Bethel, Harlem, USA: An Interactive Celebration of Harlem

Mother, Bethel, Harlem, USA, a multimedia exhibition produced from an innovative in-gallery summer course led by artist and filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris in the Hunter East Harlem Gallery, opened August 30, 2018. The collaboration between Harris and his students from Hunter College’s MFA program in Integrated Media Arts (IMA) brings together never-before-exhibited images Harris took […]

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Langston Hughes (1939) Photo by Carl Van Vechten, From "O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes.

Carl Van Vechten’s Harlem Renaissance Portraits on Display

“In 1983 the Eakins Press Foundation published only 100 copies of “O Write my Name”: American Portraits, Harlem Heroes by Carl Van Vechten, consisting of a portfolio of 50 photogravures by the titular photographer, critic, and Gertrude Stein literary executor. At the time, it was available only to public archives. One such archive is the […]

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