‘Black Art is Now Many Treasures’ Opens at Essie Green Galleries

 

 

Essie Green Galleries will open its doors on July 21st to the new exhibition, ‘Black Art is Now Many Treasures.’  Some of the work on view, taken from the gallery’s vast collection, will be by renowned artists, Charles Ethan Porter, John Wesley Hardrick, Norman Lewis, Charles Alston, and Romare Bearden.

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Norman Lewis, Untitled, 1960, Oil and Ink on Paper. Image courtesy of Essie Green Gallery

The deep and historic connection between the gallery owners and the artist, Romare Bearden, focused the gallery’s work on the Black Fine Arts Masters from the gallery’s first location in Park Slope, opening its doors in 1979, to their current home in a brownstone located in the Sugar Hill section of Harlem.

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Romare Bearden, “Casting The Net” 1987, Watercolor and Collage on Paper. Image courtesy of Essie Green Gallery

‘Black Art is Now Many Treasures‘ will be on view from July 21 to August 22, 2018, with an opening reception on Saturday, July 21st from 3:30 to 6:00pm.  Essie Green Galleries is located at 419A Convent Avenue in Sugar Hill, NYC.

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John Wesley Hardrick, Untitled, Circa 1940’s, Oil on Board. Image courtesy Essie Green Gallery

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