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Harlem Gallery Summary
Melvin B. Tolson

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Harlem Gallery Summary


The Curatorappears in Harlem Gallery, pp. 209-363

The Curator is the main character of the Harlem Gallery in the poem "Harlem Gallery." He is the leader of the Gallery, who proudly displays the paintings of black artists on the wall. He also uses the Gallery as a place for the Harlem community to congregate and discuss poetry and art. Many times, he leads these discussions and he raises important points such as the who is the black man in society and what is art.

The Curator leads the other characters on a journey through the Gallery as they look and criticize the paintings. His job is not only of a guide, but also as someone who gives recognition to black artists. Without the Harlem Gallery, there would no recognition given to black painters, and without The Curator, the black man would not receive recognition in general.

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