ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Harlem Projections, 2009
Artworks: Mural (painted)

Artist
CAW Kids
Collections
Creative Art Works, Creative Art Works
Dates
  • Installed, 2009
 Podcasts
Creative Arts Workshop Tour: Stop 9 - Harlem Projections - Janet Braun-Reinitz
Description
Harlem Projections is a tribute to the cultural legacy of Harlem. Depicted in the mural are musicians Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan, as well as authors Julia de Burgos and Zora Neale Hurson. The left side of the mural is also a tribute - in style - to the artwork of Romare Bearden, who created collages of Harlem living. In fact, the name Harlem Projections was inspired by an early exhibit of Bearden's work, in which he revealed his bold new style. The theme of intergenerational learning is h...
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Location
135th Street & Madison Avenue
New York, NY
United States

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