ARTIST SPOTLIGHT MARTHA JACKSON JARVIS

Martha Jackson Jarvis was born in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1952. She spent her early childhood in the south and moved to Philadelphia when she was thirteen. Jackson Jarvis studied her freshman year at Howard University where she benefited from the influence of artists such as Elizabeth Catlett and Lois Mailou Jones but later transferred to Tyler […]

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DAYS END

                New York based artist David Hammons (b. 1943) had his proposed public art project approved by the NYS Legislature this week.Day’s End would be located in Hudson River Park along the southern edge of Gansevoort Peninsula, directly across from the Museum. The project derives its inspiration and […]

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BIG BLING

              “Big Bling” is made from scrappy materials and is totemic in feeling and style, as if created by an ancient civilization, possibly not human. It also reads animal, but nothing really specific. Horse? Trojan horse? Elephant? Giant sloth? If you stumbled across this (or lots of his other […]

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REAL COLLABORATION

The West Harlem Art and Pratt Digital Media Arts have formed an important partnership that will create original digital works with Northern Manhattan artists and teams of Pratt students and professors. Learn about this great department and institution. PRATT DEPARTMENT OF DIGITAL ARTS (DDA) Enjoying a history of artistic accomplishment since its founding as the […]

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LUMINATA: IT IS OUR LIGHT

The third installment of the successful intervention series Under the Viaduct, will take place on Saturday, October 4, 2014 and coincide with the Paris-based Festival of Lights. Nuit Blanche (which literally means White Night in French) was originated in 1984 by Jean Blaise, founder of the Centre de recherche pour le développement culturel (Research Center […]

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