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A Passion for Tiffany Lamps On View in the Neustadt Gallery at Queens Museum

Queens Museum

http://www.queensmuseum.org/

New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY 11368

Austrian immigrants Dr. Egon Neustadt and his wife Hildegard were among the earliest collectors of works by famed American artist Louis C. Tiffany (1848-1933) and they played a critical role in reviving interest in Tiffany’s lamps in the mid-twentieth century. In ...

A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The ancient Egyptians believed that to make rebirth possible for a deceased woman, she briefly had to turn into a man. Guided by new research inspired in part by feminist scholarship, the exhibition A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt tells this remarkable ...

About Dark Universe at American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

www.amnh.org

Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

This Hayden Planetarium space show features enigmatic cosmic phenomena, seminal scientific instruments, and spectacular scenes from deep space that celebrate pivotal discoveries leading to our understanding of the structure and history of our universe.  Dark ...

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit Spring Show Opens This Weekend

ZEALnyc, May 24, 2017 The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit commences its 2017 shows this Memorial Day Weekend and the following weekend.  The event showcases fine artists and craft artisans from around the New York metropolitan area, the nation and the world. Attendees come from all over and ...

The 'Daly Show' is Coming to Vermont as Tim and ...

By Helaine Feldman, Contributing Writer, May 24, 2017 “Tim Daly is my favorite actor. Tim Daly is my favorite brother. Not necessarily in that order.” Those are the words of Tony Award winner (Gypsy, 1990) and multiple Emmy recipient Tyne Daly speaking of her younger brother Tim Daly, ...

Shakespeare in the Park: A 'How To Get Tickets' Primer

ZEALnyc, May 23, 2017 The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park is one of the best theater deals in town. Any town. You can’t beat seeing remarkable performances from people like James Earl Jones, Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Amy Adams, Anne Hathaway, or Liev ...

Jazz Notes: Virtuoso Violinist Regina Carter Brings Positive Vibes to ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, May 22, 2017 Last month, virtuoso violinist Regina Carter released her tenth album, Ella: Accentuate the Positive, on SonyMusic Masterwork’s imprint OKeh. It’s not only a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald’s in the centennial of her birth, but it’...

Review: 'The Whirligig' Spins, Aided By a 'Strong Ensemble Cast'

By Dan Bacalzo, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 The difference between tragedy and comedy, according to a character in Hamish Linklater’s The Whirligig, is that “In Tragedy the force that drives the hero to his fully mature realization of Self is Death. While in Comedy? That ...

Review: Perahia Brings His 'Colossal Artistry' to Carnegie Hall With ...

By Joshua Rosenblum, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 The celebrated pianist Murray Perahia was the first North American to win the prestigious Leeds Competition in 1972 when he was 25. Since then, he has accumulated numerous other accolades, a large discography, and a worshipful following. Though he has been ...

Art Break: Calder and Miró Are the Focus at Pace ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 This week Art Break is all about classic examples of art (not classical art, that’s something else entirely). Every entry is the gold standard of its movement or an artist’s output and seeing them is key ...

Review: 'A Doll's House, Part 2'—Nora's Back and Better ...

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, May 19, 2017 It still ends with a closing door, but this time, as is appropriate to the difference between a child and an adult, it isn’t slammed, but closed ruefully, hopefully, and perhaps a tad regretfully. And maybe it's still ...

Review: Kyung Wha Chung Is 'Unequalled' Making History at Carnegie ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, May 19, 2017 As predicted, it was quite an evening. Looking like God’s soldier, her magnificent face rapt in her task, Kyung Wha Chung gave the first integral performance of Bach’s sonatas and partitas for unaccompanied violin ever attempted on ...

Review: Fraternal Tensions Fuel the Mint's Current Find—'The Lucky ...

By Miles Harter, Contributing Writer, May 19, 2017 A.A. Milne is a member of that pantheon of British writers of revered children’s books who also achieved fame in more grown-up literary circles. J.M. Barrie (Peter Pan) was a celebrated Scottish novelist and playwright, and ...

American Art at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

As the face of America changes and becomes more diverse, this major reinstallation of our American Art galleries attempts to take a more inclusive approach. It embraces work by women and people of color and extends the definition of America to encompass not only the ...

An Artist of Her Time: Y. G. Srimati and the Indian Style at The Met Fifth Avenue

The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

This is first retrospective exhibition devoted to the Indian artist Y. G. Srimati (1926–2007). Raised in the heated climate of the independence movement—she performed devotional songs for Mahatma Gandhi—Srimati explored themes from Indian religious epic literature and visions of rural ...

Ancient Egyptian Art Collection is “new” again at the Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

The Brooklyn Museum has one of the largest and most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian art in the United States, and is renowned throughout the world. The galleries for this unparalleled collection have been reorganized and reinstalled and are definitely worth ...

Anna K.E.: Profound Approach and Easy Outcome at Queens Museum

Queens Museum

http://www.queensmuseum.org/

New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY 11368

Anna K.E’s Profound Approach and Easy Outcome will be the third iteration in a series of site-specific commissions by women artists on the Queens Museum’s Large Wall. Measuring 140” long by 45” high, this architectural highlight forms a magnificent ...

Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World at The Guggenheim

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

https://www.guggenheim.org

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World is a major exhibition of contemporary art from China spanning 1989 to 2008, arguably the most transformative period of modern Chinese and recent world history. The largest show of this subject ever mounted in North ...

Art of the Tang Dynasty (618–906) at the Asia Society

Asia Society

http://asiasociety.org/

725 Park Avenue, New York, NYC 10021

Organized in conjunction with Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Dynasty and Early Trade in Asia, this presentation of exquisite gold and silver objects, sancai ceramics, and ...

Asian Art at 100: A History in Photographs At The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Since The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded in 1870, the institution’s physical space and collection have grown and its curatorial departments have diversified. The first Asian works of art to enter the collection—mostly ceramics and lacquers—were ...

Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1

https://www.moma.org/

22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101

MoMA PS1 presents the first U.S. retrospective of the work of Carolee Schneemann, spanning the artist’s prolific six-decade career. As one of the most influential artists of the second part of the twentieth century, Schneemann’s pioneering investigations into subjectivity, the social ...

Carpets for Kings: Six Masterpieces of Iranian Weaving at The Met Fifth Avenue

The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

This exhibition will feature six small Iranian carpets of the 16th and 17th centuries that have recently been conserved by the Department of Textile Conservation thanks to the proceeds from the Museum’s annual celebration of the Persian New Year, the Noruz at The Met Gala (2013). The ...

Cathy Wilkes at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1

https://www.moma.org/

22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101

MoMA PS1 will present the first solo museum exhibition in New York focused on Glasgow-based artist Cathy Wilkes (b. 1966), in conjunction with the inaugural Lassnig Art Prize. Since the start of her career in the 1990s, Wilkes has created sculptural tableaux that engage with the rituals of life. ...

Celebrating the Year of the Rooster at The Met Fifth Avenue

The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Each of the 12 animals in the zodiac corresponds to a year in a repeating 12-year cycle that makes up the traditional East Asian lunar calendar. The association of these zodiac animals with the Chinese calendar first appeared in the third century B.C., and became firmly established by the first ...

Center for Jewish History: 500 Years of Treasures from Oxford University

Yeshiva University Museum / Center for Jewish History

http://cjh.org/oxford/

15 West 16th Street

500 Years of Treasures from Oxford chronicles Corpus Christi College’s pioneering role in the study of scripture, humanities and sciences over the course of five centuries. The extraordinary exhibit features an array of ancient manuscripts, early printed books and Tudor silver. The ...

Cinnabar: The Chinese Art of Carved Lacquer, 14th to 19th Century At The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

This exhibition, featuring 45 magnificent examples of Chinese carved lacquer drawn entirely from The Met collection, will explore the development of this significant artistic tradition. Among the objects on view will be works created as birthday gifts bearing symbols ...

Colors of the Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carvings At The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Hardstone carving is one of the oldest arts in China, dating back to the fifth millennium B.C. It was not until the Qing dynasty, however, that an abundant supply of raw material, extraordinary craftsmanship, and keen imperial patronage allowed the art to flourish. ...

Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture at MAD

Museum of Arts and Design

http://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture celebrates the handmade fashion and style of the 1960s and 1970s. Often referred to as the hippie movement, the Counterculture swept away the conformism of the previous decade and professed an ...

Curtain Up: Celebrating Forty Years of Theatre in New York and London @ Lincoln Center Library

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

https://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa

40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

There’s no business like show business, so The Society of London Theatre and London’s Victoria and Albert Museum have partnered with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center to celebrate the extraordinary story of the world’s two greatest ...

Divine Encounter: Rembrandt’s Abraham and the Angels at The Frick Collection

The Frick Collection

http://www.frick.org/

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021

In the summer of 2017, The Frick Collection will present Rembrandt’s Abraham Entertaining the Angels of 1646. This captivating, small, and luminous oil painting on panel, generously lent from a private collection, has been exhibited only a handful of times in its ...

Doug Wheeler: PSAD Synthetic Desert III, 1971 at The Guggenheim

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

https://www.guggenheim.org/

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128

PSAD Synthetic Desert III belongs to a yet-to-be-realized series of installations conceived by Doug Wheeler during the late 1960s and ’70s. In each work, the architectural modification of an existing room allows the artist to achieve subtle manipulations of light, ...

European Art at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238

This major reinstallation of our European art collection presents masterpieces spanning the Early Renaissance through World War II.

The selection of sixty-three drawings, prints, paintings, and sculptures in marble, plaster, and ...

fashion after Fashion at MAD

Museum of Arts and Design

http://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

In 2015, fashion trend forecaster and authority Li Edelkoort declared “the end of Fashion as we know it,” and in her “manifesto for the next decade” provided “ten reasons why the fashion system is obsolete.” In doing so, she echoed a sentiment shared by fashion industry insiders, ...

Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive at MoMA

Museum of Modern Art

http://www.moma.org/

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019

Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the most prolific and renowned architects of the 20th century, a radical designer and intellectual who embraced new technologies and materials, pioneered do-it-yourself construction systems as well as avant-garde experimentation, and ...

From the Imperial Theater: Chinese Opera Costumes of the 18th and 19th Centuries At The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Drawn entirely from The Met collection, this exhibition examines these luxury textiles from artistic and technical points of view. It is organized in two rotations. The first focuses on costumes used in dramas based on historical events; and the second will feature ...

Gateway to Himalayan Art at Rubin Museum of Art

The Rubin Museum

http://rubinmuseum.org/

150 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011

Gateway to Himalayan Art introduces visitors to the main forms, concepts, and meanings of Himalayan art represented in our collection. A large multimedia map orients the visitors and highlights cultural regions of a diverse Himalayan cultural sphere that ...

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/

200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern takes a new look at how the renowned modernist artist proclaimed her progressive, independent lifestyle through a self-crafted public persona—including her clothing and the way she posed for the camera. The exhibition ...

Gilded New York at Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

http://www.mcny.org/exhibition/gilded-new-york

1220 Fifth Avenue, NYC

Visit the New York of Edith Wharton and Merchant Ivory films in this view of the lifestyles of the 19th century NYC rich and famous. Historical artifacts (furniture, dresses, jewels, object d’arts) are as rich as the ...

Gustav Klimt’s Adele Bloch-Bauer II at MoMA

Museum of Modern Art

http://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1480?locale=en

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019

“One of two formal portraits that Gustav Klimt made of Adele Bloch-Bauer, an important patron of the artist, is now on view at MoMA as a special long-term loan from a private collection. Adele Bloch-Bauer was the wife of Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, a wealthy industrialist in Vienna, where Klimt ...

Henri Cartier-Bresson: India In Full Frame at Rubin Museum of Art

The Rubin Museum

http://rubinmuseum.org/

150 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011

Displacement, political transformation, new nationalisms, the tension between urban and rural—India of the mid-twentieth century does not sound so distant from the world today. It was a time and place of change, captured expertly and in great depth by the pioneering photojournalist Henri ...

Henry James and American Painting at The Morgan Library & Museum

The Morgan Library & Museum

http://www.themorgan.org/

225 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Henry James’s perceptiveness about American and British upper‐ and middle‐class social and artistic life was unmatched by any other writer of his generation. Evoking the colors and textures, the shapes and tastes, and the blend of physical and psychological ...

Ian Cheng at MoMA PS1

Museum of Modern Art

http://www.moma.org/

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019

MoMA PS1 will present Ian Cheng’s (b. 1984) first U.S. museum solo presentation, featuring the artist’s complete Emissarytrilogy (2015-2017), a series of three live simulations dedicated to the history of cognitive evolution. Using an engine for developing video games, ...

Immersion Room at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

http://www.cooperhewitt.org/

2 E 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

This new interactive space, formerly Margaret Carnegie’s bedroom, offers a unique experience: the ability to view Cooper Hewitt’s extraordinary collection of wallcoverings as never before.

Using the Pen, you can select ...

Items: Is Fashion Modern? at MoMA

Museum of Modern Art

http://www.moma.org/

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019

Items: Is Fashion Modern? explores the present, past, and future of 99 items—garments, accessories, and accoutrements—that have had a strong impact on history and society in the 20th and 21st centuries, and continue to hold currency today. Among the 99 ...

Jackson Pollock: Exploring Alchemy at The Guggenheim

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

https://www.guggenheim.org/

1071 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Jackson Pollock’s Alchemy (1947), a celebrated icon of postwar abstraction that Peggy Guggenheim acquired through her financial support of the artist, is on view for the first time in the United States since 1969. A team of conservators from the Guggenheim ...