This marks the final week of the Motown to Def Jam show in New York that features almost 50 artists including Dianne Smith, Duhirwe Rushemeza, Beau McCall, S. Ross Browne (2011 winner, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series) and Aanisah Hinds (daughter of Grammy-winning singer Macy Gray). A diverse collection of works were selected at this traveling tour of galleries in New York City to connect music and visual art.
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The tour opened with a hip-hop themed program at Sol Studio, and most recently held a program at Maison d’Art. Also celebrating songs from the Chess, Def Jam, Motown, Stax and Philadelphia sounds, the events will continue through July 26, as part of African-American Music Appreciation Month. Be sure to stop by LeRoy Neiman Art Center, Strivers Gardens Gallery, La Maison d’Art and The Sol Studio to experience the works. You still have one more day New Yorkers!
Check Out Some Of The Photos From The Premiere:Photo Credit: Frank DiBrino Photo Credit Frank DiBrino Cheetah Girls Author Deborah Gregory with Motown to Def Jam Curator, Souleo Exhibiting Artists Derek Fordjour and Beau McCall
Photo Credit Frank DiBrino
Photo Credit: Frank DiBrino
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