New York Times: A Landmark Photo Archive of Black Life in New York Comes to the Met

New York Times: A Landmark Photo Archive of Black Life in New York Comes to the Met. “The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Studio Museum in Harlem announced Tuesday that they would share ownership of the archive of James Van Der Zee, a virtuoso photographer who over a 70-year professional career produced an unrivaled chronicle of African American life in Harlem. The archive, which will be housed at the Met, comprises about 20,000 prints and 30,000 negatives.”

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