A near-century of Harlem art

“Art Is…(Girlfriends Times Two) 1983/2009’’ (c-print), by Lorraine O’Grady, courtesy of her and Alexander Gray Associates, New York. It is in the show “Harlem: In Situ,’’ at the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Mass., through July 31. The gallery says the show displays nearly 100 years of art created in Harlem, with the aim of exploring “the impact that Harlem has had on American culture and art, along with its periods of growth, new styles and redevelopment and gentrification.’’

“Art Is…(Girlfriends Times Two) 1983/2009’’ (c-print), by Lorraine O’Grady, courtesy of her and Alexander Gray Associates, New York. It is in the show “Harlem: In Situ,’’ at the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Mass., through July 31. The gallery says the show displays nearly 100 years of art created in Harlem, with the aim of exploring “the impact that Harlem has had on American culture and art, along with its periods of growth, new styles and redevelopment and gentrification.’’

 Harlem: In Situ is an exhibition showing nearly 100 years of art created in Harlem, New York. It aims to explore the impact that Harlem has had on American culture and art, along with its periods of growth, new styles and redevelopment and gentrification. "One of the great centers of cultural production in the United States, Harlem's incredible past and present make this neighborhood a wonderful subject for the Addison's ongoing engagement with the theme of place," says Judith F. Dolkart, The Mar