Looking for a way to celebrate Black History Month? Why not check out Babcock Galleries, which will be showing African Americans: Seeing and Seen, 1766 - 1916, an overview of fine art and popular culture images of African Americans as artists and subject. The exhibit juxtaposes racist imagery with positive portrayals of African Americans and offers insights into the prevailing notions of the period. The show will be on view from January 21 to April 2. Babcock Galleries is located at 724 Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets on the 11th Floor. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10am to 5pm, and Saturday by appointment. View the exhibition online to learn more.
Labels: African-American, African-American Fine Art, Babcock Galleries, Black History, Printed and Manuscript African Americana