25 IMAGES FROM THE POSING MODERNITY: THE BLACK MODEL FROM MANET AND MATISSE TO TODAY SHOW IN HARLEM / PHOTOS BY: ©2018 DIANE ALLFORD

12.29.18:  “Posing Modernity”, a historic and rare art exhibit studying the role of the black female in modern art history.  These historic works of art were produced between 1860 to the present by artist, Manet, Henry Matisse, Charles Henri, Joseph Cordier, and Jean -Baptiste Carpeaux, Photographers, Nardar and Vanderzee, Charles Alston, William H. Johnson, Romare Bearden, Renee Cox, and others…

Here’s A slide show with 25 of my favorite photographs captured at the show.

 

VIDEO: “If The World Was A Poem” // The Amiri Baraka Sessions CD Release + Tribute Concert | Curated by Thomas Sayers Ellis // Bowery Poetry Club

Heroes Are Gang Leaders, the 2018 Winners of the American Book Award for Oral Literature, celebrate the release of “The Amiri Baraka Sessions” and pay tribute to the highly influential poet / activist + jazz critic at The Bowery Poetry Club in New York.  January 14, 2019

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