November 28, 2021 – May 30, 2022
West Building, Ground Floor, Gallery 22
Bonus Episode: Celeste Headlee and James Van Der Zee’s “Couple, Harlem”
In this photograph, journalist and musician Celeste Headlee hears Lenox Avenue, a suite her grandfather William Grant Still named after Harlem’s main street. This 1932 portrait captures the pride of Black Americans achieving success during the Harlem Renaissance despite systemic injustice.
Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington
The exhibition is curated by Diane Waggoner, curator of 19th-century photographs.
Admission is always free and passes are not required