Lecture / Reading

Keeping Harlem Black

Sponsored by Cantor Arts Center

When

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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Where

Cantor Arts Center

Contact via phone

650-723-4177

This event is open to:
Everyone

Admission
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Event Details:

Harlem historian and activist shares insights

Michael Henry Adams, a Harlem-based architectural and cultural historian, an activist for historic preservation, and tour guide takes us into the Harlem depicted in Jordan Casteel’s paintings. Following a tour of black Harlem inspired by the paintings, Adams describes the threat gentrification poses to black culture and agency by uprooting and displacing people of color from places like Harlem and Oakland.

IMAGE: Jordan Casteel (U.S.A., b. 1989), Joe and Mozel (Pompette Wines), 2017. Oil on canvas, 90 x 78 in. Collection of Lonti Ebers. © Jordan Casteel. Image courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York

Admission is free

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