Apollo Theater, Harlem

Aaron Siskind, American, 1903 - 1991


negative about 1937; print 1981

Gelatin silver print

Image: 9 1/8 × 7 1/8 in. (23.1 × 18.1 cm)

Sheet: 14 1/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.7 × 27.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Howard Greenberg


Portfolio / Series Title

Harlem Document


Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in black ink, lower right: Aaron Siskind; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, bottom edge left to right: Harlem 1937 Apollo Theatre 14.58 HD; embossed, lower left margin: L [Light Gallery blindstamp]

Course History

Theater 10.55, African and African American Studies 32.15, Curating Black Theater, Monica Ndounou, Spring 2024


Light Gallery, New York, New York; Estate of Tennyson Schad (1930-2001); to his wife, Fern Magonet Schad; to Rick Wester Fine Arts, 2009; to Howard Greenberg, Irvington, New York; given to present collection, 2018.

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