Recently, Raimondo Borea’s iconic photograph of educator Kenneth B. Clark has been placed on permanent display as part of a wall text at the entry to the Kenneth B. Clark Auditorium at the New York State Museum in Albany.Read More
From 1998 to the present, GME has developed and implemented a project to catalogue and digitize thousands of historic photographs, documents, publications, moving images, and other items from the Spence School archives.
Hugh Bell (1927-2012) was born in New York to parents who emigrated from the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. He spent a lot of time doing the thing he liked best, photographing jazz musicians, through which he gained notoriety while in his twenties. Hugh Bell also focused on documenting Gay Pride, Wigstock, and the Greenwich Village Halloween parade during the 1980s and 1990s.Read More
Sonbert’s films consist of relentless montage. Scenes burst forth and quickly give way to the next. They inhabit the fringe of narrative, almost telling a story but never conveying character, conflict, or plot.Read More
Hall of Mirrors: Four Films by Warren Sonbert will be showing at The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Sunday, 1/13, introduced by experimental poet Alan Benheimer, also in conversation with Steve Anker.Read More
Hugh Bell (1927-2012) spent a lot of time doing the thing he liked best, photographing jazz musicians. After graduating from NYU in 1952 with a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Cinematic Art, Bell’s iconic photo “Hot Jazz” was selected by Edward Steichen for inclusion in The Museum of Modern Art's landmark exhibition, The Family of Man, one of the most successful photographic exhibitions of all time.Read More
GME's long involvement as archivists at The Spence School has led to work involving the school's 125th anniversary exhibition. The exhibition, which focuses on objects from the school's archive brings attention the school's long and rich history.