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Edward Tyler Nahem

 
Bio:
Edward Tyler Nahem is an art dealer, theater and film producer and entrepreneur. His gallery, Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, on 57th Street in New York City specializes in Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art. He is a producer of the multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway show and Royal National ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Edward Tyler Nahem is an art dealer, theater and film producer and entrepreneur. His gallery, Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, on 57th Street in New York City specializes in Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art. He is a producer of the multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway show and Royal National ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2009]
Producer

Edward Tyler Nahem Biography

Edward Tyler Nahem is an art dealer, theater and film producer and entrepreneur. His gallery, Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, on 57th Street in New York City specializes in Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art.

He is a producer of the multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway show and Royal National Theatre hit, Fela!, about the life of the singer Fela Kuti. Nahem is the executive producer of the award-winning documentary I Bring What I Love, about the Senegalese singer and social activist Youssou Ndour. As well, he is executive producer of the forthcoming film Incorruptible, about the highly charged 2012 presidential election in Senegal, resulting in the end of a long, corrupt regime and new hope for democracy there. The documentary has received funding from the prestigious Sundance Institute.

Nahem is currently producing an independent feature film titled Monster with Tonya Lewis Lee that is based on the novel of the same name by Walter Dean Myers.

He is a partner in OkayAfrica, a web site devoted to Africa‚Äôs New Wave. OkayAfrica is a multi-faceted hub ‚Äď part guide, part community - focusing on Africa‚Äôs emerging music, fashion, art, culture and politics, through its youth culture on a continent with half of its population under age 25. It is a sister site to DJ and producer Questlove‚Äôs sister site, Okayplayer. Nahem is the co-founder of the fashion boutique Beedagel, with the Ghanian supermodel Belinda Baidoo, in Accra, Ghana.

A board member of the New Africa Center, Nahem has been instrumental in helping the center progress from its former incarnation as the Museum for African Art, into a multi-dimensional entity, which is slated to open in 2013. The ambition for the center is that it will become the North American hub for dialogue on critical issues of the day facing development, understanding and advancement for the African continent, its citizens and culture. In addition to policy, the center focuses on performance, education, collaboration, as well as houses a world-class art museum.

As an art dealer, Nahem represents works by such artists as Jean Hans Arp, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Alexander Calder, Alberto Giacometti, Andreas Gursky, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Joan Mitchell, Claes Oldenburg, Pablo Picasso, Richard Prince, Robert Rauschenberg, Gerhard Richter, Mark Rothko, Frank Stella, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol and Tom Wesselmann, among others. He represents a handful of living artists, including Andres Serrano, Erik Benson and iona rozeal brown. His clients include top international collectors and museums and Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art exhibits at fairs around the world including Art Basel, Art Basel Miami, Frieze London, the Armory Show and others.

Out of the office, Nahem is constantly deepening his connection to African culture, music and social issues. In addition to the New Africa Center, Nahem sits on the board of Bomb magazine, and is a longtime supporter of the Fresh Air Fund.

Edward Tyler Nahem Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Musical
Edward Tyler Nahem, Fela!

Edward Tyler Nahem News

The Global Fine Art Awards Selects 15 Winners and 2 Honorable Mentions Today for the  Photo The Global Fine Art Awards Selects 15 Winners and 2 Honorable Mentions Today for the 2017 Edition
by Macon Prickett - Mar 9, 2018

The 4th Annual Global Fine Art Awards ceremony was presided over by the GFAA Advisory Board and Judges - Founder and President, Judy Holm; Advisory Board Chair Lawrence Shindell; and Honorary Chair Hedva Ser, Paris-based UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and Special Envoy for cultural diplomacy, promoting cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and a culture of peace through art. The master of ceremonies was Peter Trippi, member of the GFAA Executive Committee, and Judge Emeritus. Trippi is editor-in-chief of Fine Art Connoisseur magazine.

2018 Sundance Film Festival Feature Films Announced
by Tori Hartshorn - Nov 29, 2017

Sundance Institute showcases bold, independent storytelling at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, beginning with today's announcement of feature films selected across all categories. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18 28.

THE PARK: PAINTINGS BY ERIK BENSON Opens 5/2 at Arsenal Gallery; Artists Talk Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

The City of New York Parks & Recreation, in partnership with Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, has announced the exhibition, The Park, by Erik Benson. This new series of paintings, created with thousands of shapes hand-cut from dried sheets of acrylic paint, depict colorful but eerily abandoned playgrounds in stark urban landscapes. Drawings from this series, as well as a stop-motion video documenting Benson's unique painting method are also on view. These exquisite compositions of urban landscape will be exhibited in the Arsenal Gallery from May 2 through June 20.

Boston Theater Critics Association Hosts 2013 Elliot Norton Awards Ceremony Tonight
by BWW Special Coverage - May 13, 2013

The Boston Theater Critics Association previously announced its nominations for the 31st Annual Elliot Norton Awards. The awards, which recognize excellence in Greater Boston theater, will be presented tonight, May 13, at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Mainstage, 559 Washington Street, Boston.

THE PARK: PAINTINGS BY ERIK BENSON Opens 5/2 at Arsenal Gallery; Artists Talk Set for 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2013

The City of New York Parks & Recreation, in partnership with Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, has announced the exhibition, The Park, by Erik Benson. This new series of paintings, created with thousands of shapes hand-cut from dried sheets of acrylic paint, depict colorful but eerily abandoned playgrounds in stark urban landscapes. Drawings from this series, as well as a stop-motion video documenting Benson's unique painting method are also on view. These exquisite compositions of urban landscape will be exhibited in the Arsenal Gallery from May 2 through June 20.

Boston Theater Critics Association Announces 2013 Elliot Norton Awards Nominations
by Robert Diamond - Apr 10, 2013

The Boston Theater Critics Association has announced its nominations for the 31st Annual Elliot Norton Awards. The awards, which recognize excellence in Greater Boston theater, will be presented on Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Mainstage, 559 Washington Street, Boston. Tickets are $30 (including post-party) and available by phone at 617-824-8000 or online www.nortonawardsboston.com. (Use "NortonSave" code to receive $5 off for the month of April only.) Sponsors for the 2013 awards ceremony include, ArtsEmerson, Actors' Equity Association, ArtsBoston, EdgeBoston, Emerson College, TheaterMania, The Boston Globe, WBUR, WERS and WGBH.

STAGE TUBE: Watch the 2013 Elliot Norton Award Nominations Announcement!
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2013

The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) has announced its nominations for the 31st Annual Elliot Norton Awards. The awards, which recognize excellence in Greater Boston theater, will be presented on Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Mainstage, 559 Washington Street, Boston. Click below to watch the announcement, and scroll down for a full list of the nominees!

FELA! Returns to Atlanta at the Fox Theatre, 2/28-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2013

FELA! has announced its return to Atlanta for six performances only on February 28, 2013 - March 3, 2013 at the Fox Theater, 660 Peachtree Street, NE in downtown Atlanta, Georgia

FELA! Returns to Atlanta at the Fox Theatre, Now thru 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

FELA! has announced its return to Atlanta for six performances only tonight, February 28, 2013 - March 3, 2013 at the Fox Theater, 660 Peachtree Street, NE in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.

FELA! Returns to Atlanta at the Fox Theatre, 2/28-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

FELA! has announced its return to Atlanta for six performances only on February 28, 2013 - March 3, 2013 at the Fox Theater, 660 Peachtree Street, NE in downtown Atlanta, Georgia

Edward Tyler Nahem Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch the 2013 Elliot Norton Award Nominations Announcement!
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2013

The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) has announced its nominations for the 31st Annual Elliot Norton Awards. The awards, which recognize excellence in Greater Boston theater, will be presented on Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Mainstage, 559 Washington Street, Boston. Click below to watch the announcement, and scroll down for a full list of the nominees!

STAGE TUBE: Cast of FELA! Performs on ABC 7
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2012

Currently playing at the Oriental Theatre, FELA! has entered its final week of performances with Broadway in Chicago. Two of the lead actors from the touring production of the Broadway musical stopped by at ABC 7's studios for a special performance. Watch the video of the performance below!

STAGE TUBE: Bill T. Jones Choreographs FELA!'s 'Zombie' on SYTYCD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 27, 2010

This week, on August 24, Fox's So You Think You Can Dance featured a special number of FELA!'s 'Zombie,' choreographed by Tony-winner Bill T. Jones. Click below to see the performance!

STAGE TUBE: FELA! Releases New TV Commercial
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2010

Fela!, the critically acclaimed new musical based on the life and music of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, is directed and choreographed by Tony¬ģ Award-winner Bill T. Jones (Spring Awakening), with a book by Jim Lewis and Bill T. Jones. Sahr Ngaujah and Kevin Mambo play the title character at alternate performances, while the world renowned Antibalas and other members of the NYC Afrobeat community, under the direction of Aaron Johnson, perform Kuti's rousing music live onstage.

STAGE TUBE: Sting and Alicia Keys Rave About FELA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2009

Sting and Alicia Keys were amongst other well-known music and entertainment personalities to visit the Broadway sensation Fela! during its first week run, and the praise for this dazzling production was unanimous.


Edward Tyler Nahem Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Edward Tyler Nahem been nominated for?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Fela! .