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BK Live | BRIC Kicks Off First Saturdays Bed-Stuy Art Walk’s Second Year

  For the second year in a row, a collective of art galleries in historic Bedford Stuyvesant is holding a one-day open house tour May 7, designed to expose neighbors and tourists to the area’s arts and culture. Ambassador of Arts and Culture for Council Member Robert E. Cornegy, Jr, Joseph C. Grant, Jr. sits […]

Monthly Art Walks Return to Bed-Stuy with New Bus Tour and Performances

Jacob Lawrence “The Revolution of Art”

Painter Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) was the first American artist of African descent to achieve widespread, mainstream acclaim in the United States, and his early career successes mark many “firsts” for artists of the African diaspora. Lawrence’s eternal renown is grounded in his contribution to the landscape of Modern Art. His expansive catalog of work essentially […]