“At the National Portrait Gallery, an ambrotype of a black Civil War soldier. Images and artifacts pertaining to the experience of black troops at that time are gaining in popularity.”
The Royal Gazette A Mosaic of Relatives from Around the World By Sam Strangeways April 21, 2009 “They are black, white and every shade in between — and all descended from the same Bermudian ‘icon’. Hundreds of descendants of Pilot James (Jemmy) Darrell met for the first time at the weekend
This video contains selections from the book, “Lincoln in Black and White 1910-1925” by Douglas Keister and Edward F. Zimmer.
New York Times Once the King of Harlem Hairdressers, Now Nearly Forgotten By COREY KILGANNON March 24, 2013 “The man complimented Mr. Glenn G. Caldwell’s playing and introduced himself as Rogers Simon and began telling stories about all the musicians he had known
Master class and Screening of ‘VINTAGE- FAMILIES OF VALUE‘ Open to general public Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Shepard Hall, The City College of New York 2 PM : Master Class(Room 290) 5 PM : Reception (Room 290) 6: 30 PM : VINTAGE – Screening with Q&A (Room 291)
Ulysses Marshall. Courtesy of Jenne Glover via The Heart Art Gallery The Heart Art Gallery “Ulysses Marshall: Master Collagist, Artist In Exile” By Jenne Glover February 13, 2013 “Ulysses Marshall calls himself an artist in exile because he spends a lot of time alone.
The exhibition “Hidden and Forbidden: Art and Objects of Intolerance; Evolving Depictions of Blacks in America,” at the Suffolk County Historical Society, includes a Ku Klux Klan uniform.
It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of Hugh Bell – a visionary photographer who has left a legacy of inspirational images. For over 60 years, Hugh Bell was a leading photographer who became well known for capturing the heart and soul of American Jazz.
Deborah Willis honors Gordon Parks with a special feature in The New York Times’ Lens Blog that highlights his work in fashion photography. A native of Kansas, Gordon Parks became one of the most prolific photographers of the 20th Century.
Hank Willis Thomas photo exhibition at Jack Shainman gallery installation view #1 “Hank Willis Thomas‘ solo exhibition ‘What Goes Without Saying‘, will continue [from] November 13th and run through the first week in December.