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First-Ever Black Virtual Art Exhibit Opens 2021 Show With More Than 1,200 Pieces
The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) has officially opened its Virtual Art Show for 2021. It’s the largest traveling diasporic art show in the country showcasing more than 60 artists and galleries from around the world.
The fair runs through July 31, and features more than 1,200 pieces from Black artists valued at more than $100 million.
“We are pushing the envelope in support of African Diasporan artists during these challenging times when they are not able to be in front of collectors, said Dion Clarke, founder of the Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS). “In our current climate, where awareness of the Black aesthetic is top of mind across the globe, it is imperative for us to reinvent the way we engage with multi-cultural artists utilizing today’s technology.”
Featured artists this year include Ademola Olugebefola, Roederick Vines, John Pinderhughes, Danny Simmons, Frank Frazier, and more.
As the largest traveling African Diaspora art show in the United States, HFAS was inspired by the Harlem Renaissance and serves as a platform for Black visual artists to exhibit and sell their artwork. First held in February 2010 in New York City, the Harlem Fine Arts Show has attracted more than 80,000 visitors to venues, including Martha’s Vineyard, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, White Plains, NY, and New York City.
The 2021 Harlem Fine Artist Virtual Show will run for five months and be available 24-hours a day.
Learn more and access the exhibits by clicking on the HFAS website.