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Cooper Gallery



Introducing Cooper Gallery LIT, our exhibition-based book salon - offering literary suggestions to enhance your experience of our exhibitions. The salon will include online discussions and in-gallery meetups.
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A Day Without Women

March 8, 2017

In honor of #ADayWithoutAWoman on March 8th, we offered a list of reading on intersectionality and feminism.

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Harlem: Found Ways

March 23, 2017
Harlem Image

Harlem: Found Ways

With the exhibition Harlem: Found Ways, the Cooper Gallery presents artistic visions and engagements specific to Harlem, New York City, in the last decades. Each artwork employs a distinct set of inquiries and innovative strategies to explore the Harlem community’s visual heritage as it grapples with the challenges of gentrification.

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WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place

October 3, 2017
You Must Set Forth at Dawn: A Memoir

Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country, Nigeria. His writings help to inform his collection and works by contemporary artists.

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