A&E Highlights – Harlem: In Situ

Joseph Girard-Meli on June 7th, 2019

Photo courtesy of the Addison Gallery of American Art.

Harlem: In Situ
Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy
Now through July 31

Harlem is as much a place as a myth. Throughout the 20th century, this northern Manhattan neighborhood has been written into history as many things; however, in this context, Harlem is ultimately and unceasingly a black creative mecca, a place whose rich social and cultural fabric has been woven out of the abundance of people of African descent worldwide who have come together in its streets, salons, parks, restaurants and clubs, influencing generations of artists, musicians and writers.

The Addison Gallery of American Art’s “Harlem: In Situ” explores the depth and complexity of this renowned neighborhood, highlighting the work of some of the most important visual artists working from the late 1920s through today.

For more information, call (978) 749-4000 or visit Addison.Andover.edu.

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