195th BIRTHDAY COMMEMORATION OF PRESIDENT ULYSSES S. GRANT

GENERAL GRANT NATIONAL MEMORIAL The 195th birthday commemoration of President Ulysses S. Grant was held along Riverside Park at Grant’s Tomb in the West Harlem neighborhood of Morningside Heights. This year’s Mistress of Ceremony was Savona Bailey-McClain, Executive Director of the West Harlem Art Fund and Radio Host for State of the Arts NYC heard… Continue reading 195th BIRTHDAY COMMEMORATION OF PRESIDENT ULYSSES S. GRANT

POST BY THE ARTIST OLEK

NEW WORKS RECENTLY UNVEILED IN POLAND BY THE ARTIST OLEK On November 8, 2016, a day after the U.S. Presidential election, we started seeing increasing signs of Neo-Nazism throughout the United State of America, including New York City.  I have seen a swastika carved on a New York City subway seat and people reading about… Continue reading POST BY THE ARTIST OLEK

DEBORAH WILLS ON IDENTITY

        Deborah Willis, Ph.D, is University Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and has an affiliated appointment with the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, Africana Studies, where she teaches courses on… Continue reading DEBORAH WILLS ON IDENTITY

JAMES SEWELL BALLET

          James Sewell, Artistic Director A Minneapolis native, Mr. Sewell moved to New York and studied at the School of American Ballet with David Howard, and began performing with ABT II. He was a lead dancer with Feld Ballets/NY for six years and has performed as a guest artist with the… Continue reading JAMES SEWELL BALLET

KENTUCKY BORN URBAN DESIGNER LANDSCAPES NYC

                 Brook Klausing has been in the green industry as long as he can remember. Originally from Lexington KY, he cut his first lawn for a neighbor at age 8. He and his brother incorporated Klausing Lawn & Landscape when they were in middle school and were installing gardens… Continue reading KENTUCKY BORN URBAN DESIGNER LANDSCAPES NYC

HILTON ALS TALKS ON ALICE NEEL

Curated by Hilton Als David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Alice Neel curated by Hilton Als. On view at the gallery’s 525 and 533 West 19th Street spaces, the selection includes works that the artist made during her five decades of living and working in upper Manhattan, first… Continue reading HILTON ALS TALKS ON ALICE NEEL