Post Tagged with: "exhibit"

An untitled work, 2014, by Byoung Ok Min (Courtesy of the artist)

Defying Labels: Fifteen Korean-American Artists

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Voices' Picks, Women December 15, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Works by 15 female Korean-American artists are on exhibit in NYC, demonstrating their adherence to distinctive styles that defy labels and conventions.

Chinese Art Group Brings Collectivism to Queens

Chinese Art Group Brings Collectivism to Queens

Culture, East Asian, Queens, Video November 19, 2014 at 12:44 pm

The Queens Museum exhibited works of Chinese art group Polit Sheer Form Office, which draw on the artists’ experiences growing up in a collective society. reports SinoVision.

(Image via Sinovision video)

Student Art Targets Hate Crimes

Culture, Manhattan, Video August 28, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Young artists submitted work in a variety of mediums to the 8th Annual Hate Crime Prevention Art Contest, as covered in a video report from SinoVision.

One quote from Vanzetti on on a red envelope with black paper as the background. (Photo by Sherry Mazzocchi via Manhattan Times)

Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti Resonates Today

Crime, History, In the News, Manhattan, Western European August 7, 2014 at 6:20 pm

Two Italian immigrants convicted and sent to the electric chair after a highly questionable trial in 1920 are the subjects of “Remembering Sacco and Vanzetti,” an art exhibit in Washington Heights, reports Manhattan Times.

Featured in the new exhibit “Tyranny” are artists (from left to right) Alex Guerrero, Diogenes Abreu, Moses Ros-Suárez. (Photo by Sherry Mazzocchi via Manhattan Times)

Art as Therapy: Assessing the Tyrant Trujillo

Culture, Dominican, In the News, Manhattan June 19, 2014 at 2:23 pm

Dominican artists still haunted by the terror inflicted decades ago by Trujillo explore their feelings in works on display in Washington Heights, Manhattan Times reports.

"Wunmi Fadipe, Sales Assistant at Investment Bank" by Andres Serrano

Two Sides on View in ‘Cuban America’ Exhibit

Caribbean, Culture, Latino, Manhattan February 25, 2014 at 10:48 am

An art exhibit in the Bronx features perspectives of the United States from both Cubans and Cuban Americans, reports The Riverdale Press.

Latino fans celebrate after the Yankees make it to the World Series in 1996. (Photo via El Diario La Prensa)

El Diario Showcases 100 Years in Photos

Culture, In the News, Latino, Media September 26, 2013 at 5:35 pm

El Diario-La Prensa, New York’s oldest and largest Spanish-language daily newspaper, is celebrating its 100th anniversary by sharing its archives of photos in four different exhibits, reports Feet in 2 Worlds.

Vergara with artist Lance Bradley and the photograph of his mural in Harlem of Martin Luther King. (Photo by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer via Manhattan Times)

Displaying the Many Faces of Martin Luther King

African American, Culture, Manhattan August 29, 2013 at 5:14 pm

Photographer and Chilean native Camilo José Vergara exhibited images he took of murals of Martin Luther King from walls across the country, reports Manhattan Times. The Harlem exhibit reflected the varied appropriations of the leader’s image as well as his universal appeal.

Musician Val Jeanty by Richard Louissaint, one of four artists whose work is featured in the "Haitians from the Diaspora" photo exhibit. (Photo via Haiti Cultural Exchange)

Photo Show Captures Haitian Diaspora

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture, Immigration August 19, 2013 at 10:52 pm

A Brooklyn gallery in partnership with the Haiti Cultural Exchange is hosting a photo exhibit featuring images of the Haitian diaspora in New York shot by four Haitian-American photographers, reports Amsterdam News and Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

(Photo via Feet in 2 Worlds)

Photos that Got Immigrant Families to Talk

Immigration, Latino August 15, 2013 at 5:21 pm

The “Here There, Acá Allá” photo exhibit goes beyond just images. It resulted from a photo class that fostered a rare dialogue between mostly Mexican immigrant parents and their kids, reports Feet in 2 Worlds.

In observing the work, visitor Hui Cox said, “Back then, it was adults getting assassinated. Now, it’s babies getting killed.” (Photo by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer)

‘Art and Protest’ Photos on Display at Malcolm X Center

Culture, History, In the News, Manhattan June 18, 2013 at 1:05 pm

Photos of protest and activism from the last decades captured by people of color and women are on display in a summer-long exhibit at the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Education Center in Upper Manhattan, reports Manhattan Times.

Just some of the 20 ternos on display at the Philippine Center on Fifth Avenue. (Photo by Elton Lugay via The FilAm)

Dressing Up the Philippine Consulate

Culture, South Asian, Traditions June 10, 2013 at 6:18 pm

To commemorate the month of Philippine independence, traditional terno dresses beautify the Philippine Consulate General in an exhibit that showcases the work of Filipino designers and bridges the gap between the Philippines and United States.

(Photo by Un'ruly on Instagram via Amsterdam News)

Black Women Ask Passersby to ‘Touch My Hair’

African American, Culture, In the News, Women June 7, 2013 at 6:22 pm

Black women let strangers touch their hair at an interactive exhibit in Union Square, reports Amsterdam News.