CHIMACLOUD IN TIMES SQUARE

The works by artist Saya Woolfalk are breathtaking. Amazing, interactive, colorful (to say the least), digital and ALWAYS inviting. Curator Savona Bailey-McClain will interview Saya Woolfalk about her journey and artistic practice. The interview will be available online starting Friday evening after a live broadcast. ChimaClouds is on view through June 30th in the heart […]

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East River Flows in the UES

This past Saturday evening along the East River Esplanade, Vicki DaSilva created several light graffiti works. Commissioned by the Friends of the East River Esplanade and curated by Savona, the goal of the intervention was to bring attention to esplanade and the need for repairs that are necessary for the local residents. Most attention is […]

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Archived Installation — Sacred Body Art of the Omo Valley People

Tribal Societies, who still follow the ancient custom of face painting, choose the colors according to the available raw materials. In ancient times, only primary and locally available colors like red, blue, yellow or white were used. Sometimes by sprinkling dust or soft bird feathers, special effects were achieved. Nowadays, most tribesmen choose to use […]

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Street Art by Raul Ayala

Location:  9A Kitchen & Lounge 2331 12th Avenue @ 133rd Street, New York, N.Y. 10031 (917) 507-0000 Website: www.westharlemartfund.wordpress.com On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wharlemartfund On Twitter: @wharlemartfund Featured artist: Raul Ayala PERFORMANCE DEMONSTRATION & STREET ART On Sunday, August 4, 2013, Ecuadorian artist Raul Ayala created a site specific street mural on 12th Avenue and 133rd Street in front of the […]

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Digital Collaborations with Patrick Singh – Archives

           The West Harlem Art Fund has worked with French artist Patrick Singh on several occasions.  A self-taught painter, Singh has travelled the world to capturing haunting images of native people. Born to an Indian father and a French mother, Patrick was predestined to multicultural encounters. He spent his childhood traveling between […]

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Flying High

According to the artist, working with found objects and connectors allows the viewer to interact with the materials. For instance, the objects will be visible through the rope and string. The installation then becomes more personal to the viewer as he or she can identify things from their everyday life. Sculpting with everyday objects is […]

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Where Art is Real & Up Close

The West Harlem Art Fund (WHAF) was selected to create a site specific installation for the Affordable Art Fair in October, 2012 at the Tunnel. WHAF will present Brooklyn based artist Iliana Emilia Garcia to create the installation “Story Piles”. Story Piles is a sculpture built up using antique wooden chairs and life stories. The […]

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