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Tag: Marcus Garvey

  • Auction Industry

    American History Specialist Katie Horstman Discusses Cowan’s Upcoming African Americana Sale

    Cowan’s Auctions, a Hindman Company, will present its first dedicated various owner African Americana auction in time for Black History Month. Auction Daily spoke with Cowan’s Senior Specialist of American History, Katie Horstman, before the sale. Collage prints for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom [August 28, 1963].…

    American History Specialist Katie Horstman Discusses Cowans Upcoming African Americana Sale1
  • Auction Industry

    Cowan's to present first dedicated various owner African Americana sale

    Sixth plate daguerreotype of Joseph Jenkins Roberts, the first and seventh president of Liberia. N.p., ca 1840s. Estimate: $10,000 - 15,000. CINCINNATI, OH.-Cowan’s, a Hindman company, will present its first dedicated various owner African Americana sale on February 18. The sale will feature a diverse selection of books, manuscripts, newspapers,…

    Cowans to present first dedicated various owner African Americana sale
  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Augusta Savage

    Case Antiques to Offer Gamin Sculpture from Artist and Activist When Augusta Savage arrived in New York at the height of the Harlem Renaissance, she only had a few dollars in her pocket. However, she quickly found herself in the company of the prominent writers and activists of the 1920s,…

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  • Exhibitions

    James Van Der Zee: Studio at Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York

    James Van Der Zee, the celebrated African American photographer whose studio was at the crossroads of the Harlem Renaissance, depicted the lives of black New Yorkers for decades. Forty of his influential portraits will be on view at Howard Greenberg Gallery from March 7- April 27, 2019. Spanning the 1920s…

    James Van Der Zee Studio at Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York