Conference to honor African art dealer Merton Simpson

NEW YORK – Merton D. Simpson, renowned African and tribal art dealer, will be honored by the National Conference of Artists New York this Thursday, Feb 21, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art at 2 p.m.

The National Conference of Artists New York will present Simpson with the Black Art History Makers Award.

This event, which is open to the public, will celebrate Merton Simpson’s long history and contribution to the New York City art world and the art world at large. The event will be held at the Ruth & Harold D. Udris Center for Education at the Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall.

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