“Betty Blayton” Curated by Souleo at Elizabeth Dee Gallery as Part of ‘Uptown’

Image: Founding members and staff of the Studio Museum in Harlem, including Betty Blayton, second from the right (courtesy of the Studio Museum in Harlem

As part of Uptown (Triennial at Columbia University’s Lenfest Center for the Arts), the Elizabeth Dee Gallery will be hosting the exhibit Betty Blayton – legendary Harlem artist, activist, and Studio Museum in Harlem co-founder, at a time when the museum was located in the space – 2037 Fifth Avenue – which is now the current home of Elizabeth Dee Gallery.

The exhibition, Betty Blayton, will focus on the 1960s-70s, a time in Blayton’s life as activist and artist, and will highlight a selected group of paintings on view for the first time.

Curated by Souleo, the exhibition, Betty Blayton, will open to a Reception on Tuesday, June 20th from 6-8 pm, and be on view to July 20, 2017 at Elizabeth Dee Gallery, 2037 Fifth Avenue at 126th Street, just north of National Black Theatre.

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