Artist Talk: James Van Der Zee's Harlem

Dates: Thu Feb 22, 18

Time: 6:30pm

KIA Auditorium

Richard Koenig, Professor of Art at Kalamazoo College, will explore the work of James Van Der Zee, a leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance, who broke barriers with his photographs of black New Yorkers. Koenig will discuss Van Der Zee in relation to photographer Dawoud Bey s work, currently on display in Harlem, USA and Harlem Redux, along with a selection of Van Der Zee s work.
Couple, Harlem, James Van Der Zee, 1932

Common Ground 2015

Included with museum admission.

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