CITYLAB | Tanvi Misra:
I spotted Joeonna Bellorado-Samuels from half a block away, a cigarette in one hand and a bodega coffee in the other. Bellorado-Samuels, the director of theJack Shainman Gallery in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, was dressed in all-black, with oversized thick-rimmed glasses and a high bun.
We introduced ourselves in front of a storefront with a yellow neon sign that read, “Cash for Gold.” This is Bellorado-Samuels’s new side hustle: We Buy Gold, a roving art space that features artists of color… Read more
Image: Attendees at the opening reception for the roving art gallery We Buy Gold (Darryl Richardson/Courtesy of We Buy Gold)