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David Hockney At The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

For nearly 60 years, David Hockney (British, born 1937) has pursued a singular career with a love for painting and its intrinsic challenges. This major retrospective—the exhibition’s only North American venue—will honor the artist in his 80th year by presenting his most iconic works and ...

David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night at Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

This exhibition will be the first major, monographic presentation of the work of David Wojnarowicz (1954–1992) in over a decade. Wojnarowicz came to prominence in the East Village art world of the 1980s, actively embracing all media and forging an expansive range of work both fiercely political ...

Diamond Mountains: Travel and Nostalgia in Korean Art At The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

The Diamond Mountains—perhaps the most famous and emotionally resonant site on the Korean peninsula—is the theme of this international loan exhibition. Though the region has inspired cultural pride since ancient times, its location in what is today North Korea has kept it largely inaccessible ...

Jazz Notes Intel: Eclectic French Violinist Scott Tixier Soars; Pianist ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, February 22, 2018  (No. 1) In a Saturday early-afternoon conversation, Scott Tixier stresses that he’s beyond busy. “I get distracted easily,” said the rising-star France-born, Brooklyn-based jazz violinist and composer when asked if he were ramping up for a new recording ...

Review: 'At Home At The Zoo' — Albee At His Best

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, February 22, 2018 In Edward Albee’s world, people quarrel, threaten, argue, fight, and struggle against each other. They bite, tussle, demean, condemn. His world is a bleak place, and yet it’s so much fun to be there, at least from ...

Review: Anna Caterina Antonacci Captivates and Conquers in a Rare ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, February 21, 2018 New York City Opera brings the celebrated Anna Caterina Antonacci to Carnegie Hall for a rare, intimate recital and audiences should run, not walk. It is a privilege to experience vocalism of this caliber, and this former mezzo turned ...

The 30th Anniversary Edition of The Art Show Can Change ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, February 21, 2018 The Art Show is one of those events that can change how you look at art. This show, now in its thirtieth year, is composed of ADAA (Art Dealers Association of America) members, all with extensive experience in ...

Review: The Met Revives the Rare 'Semiramide' With a Golden ...

By Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, February 19, 2018 Offering palace intrigue and plot twists that would make a Trump White House blanch, the Metropolitan Opera tonight revived its beautiful production of Rossini's Semiramide, swathed in blue and gold and filling the house with impressive vocal pyrotechnics. ...

NYC This Week: 2.19.2018

By Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, February 19, 2018 This President's Day, take some time to plan a great week of New York City culture. We have some great ideas. Tony Kushner's monumental Angels in America took Broadway by storm in 1993, with its unvarnished examination of AIDS ...

Art Break: LaToya Ruby Frazier Champions the Oppressed Through Photography ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, February 19, 2018 Art Break knows that art and the act of creating it is a powerful thing. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the pieces of LaToya Ruby Frazier, now at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in upper Manhattan. Her ...

Review: Drama Reigns at the New York Philharmonic, and Not ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, February 16, 2018 Those weren’t boos you heard at Thursday night’s Philharmonic concert at Geffen Hall—they were howls of rage and contempt, and cries of “What an idiot!,” and a shouting-match that might have led to fisticuffs if a ...

Review: The York Theatre's Oy-Vey-Worthy 'Bar Mitzvah Boy'

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, February 15, 2018 First, let’s all acknowledge a deep debt of gratitude to the venerable York Theatre and their commitment both to fostering new musicals, and to unearthing old ones, polishing them off, and giving them a chance to shine in ...

Review: 'Hey, Look Me Over' Surprises at Encores!

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, February 13, 2018 As any musical-theater devotee can tell you, Encores! is the annual series of performances at New York City Center of historical musicals that have somehow fallen through the cracks. Every year, Encores! chooses three musicals to resurrect, and each ...

Do Ho Suh: 95 Horatio Street at Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

95 Horatio Street is a site-specific work by the artist Do Ho Suh, and the sixth work to be featured in the series of public art installations on the façade of 95 Horatio Street, organized by the Whitney in partnership with TF Cornerstone and High Line Art. Past iterations of the series featured ...

Earthflight at American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

https://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/3d-and-2d-films/earthflight

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

Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett, Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Filmed in 11 countries on four continents, the film took four years to make. Common Cranes flying ...

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 bronze addresses identity-making in Europe through themes of the body ...

Experiments in Electrostatics: Photocopy Art from the Whitney’s Collection, 1966–1986 at Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Experiments in Electrostatics: Photocopy Art from the Whitney’s Collection, 1966–1986 explores the use of the photocopier as a creative tool, from its public emergence in the 1960s to the dawn of the digital era in the 1980s. Despite the machine’s intended function to reproduce office ...

Giacometti at The Guggenheim

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

https://www.guggenheim.org/

1071 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10128

This comprehensive exhibition features more than 175 sculptures, paintings, and drawings by the Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966), in the first major museum presentation of the artist’s work in the United States in fifteen years. In 1955, more than 60 years ago, the Solomon R. ...

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 history of the era from which they come. A great look at a time when New ...

Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas At The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

This landmark exhibition of luxury arts of the Incas, the Aztecs, and their predecessors will trace the emergence and florescence of goldworking in the ancient Americas, from its earliest appearance in the Andes to its later developments farther north in Central America and Mexico. In the ancient ...

Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables at Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Grant Wood’s American Gothic—the double portrait of a pitchfork-wielding farmer and a woman commonly presumed to be his wife—is perhaps the most recognizable painting in 20th century American art, an indelible icon of Americana, and certainly Wood’s most famous art work. But ...

Guggenheim Collection: Brancusi at The Guggenheim

The Guggenheim

https://www.guggenheim.org/

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128

In gallery space devoted to the permanent collection, the Guggenheim is showcasing its rich holdings of the work of Constantin Brancusi (1876–1957). In the early decades of the twentieth century, Brancusi produced an innovative body of work that altered the trajectory of modern sculpture. ...

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 ...

Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination At The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

The Costume Institute’s spring 2018 exhibition—at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters—will feature a dialogue between fashion and religious artworks from The Met collection to examine the relationship between creativity and the religious imagination. Serving as the cornerstone of ...

Hilma af Klint at The Guggenheim

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

https://www.guggenheim.org/

1071 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10128

In fall 2018, the Guggenheim Museum will present the first major solo exhibition in the United States of the work of pioneering artist Hilma af Klint (1862–1944), a long under-recognized innovator of abstract art. Af Klint had begun producing nonobjective paintings by 1906, significantly ...

History Refused to Die: Highlights from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation Gift At The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

This exhibition will present 30 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and quilts by self-taught contemporary African American artists to celebrate the 2014 gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art of works of art from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation. The artists represented by this generous donation all ...

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 wallpapers from the Museum’s permanent collection and see them projected ...

Inside You at American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

https://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/inside-you

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

Did you know that your gastrointestinal tract is home to about 100 trillion bacteria? That’s more organisms than there are stars in the Milky Way! Our bodies are home to many trillions of microbes, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other organisms collectively called the human ...

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 and Italian organizations has completed ...

Japanese Arms and Armor from the Collection of Etsuko and John Morris At The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Presenting a wide array of samurai armor, blades, and accoutrements dating from the 15th to the 19th century, this exhibition celebrates the promised gift of 37 objects from the collection of Etsuko and John Morris, as well as other important gifts made by Mr. and Mrs. Morris to The Met’s ...

Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection at Cooper Hewitt

Cooper Hewitt

https://www.cooperhewitt.org/

2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

“…challenging, geographically diverse, and, above all else, avant-garde…”—Vogue Featuring nearly 150 brooches, necklaces, bracelets, and rings created by seminal designers from Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America, Jewelry of Ideas illuminates the radical conceptual and material ...

Juan Antonio Olivares: Moléculas at Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/Exhibitions/JuanAntonioOlivares

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

This exhibition by Juan Antonio Olivares (b. 1988) presents his 2017 video Moléculas, along with a suite of related drawings. Moléculas relates a highly personal narrative that is part autobiographical, part fantastical reality. The work explores fundamental questions about family, loss, ...

Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art

https://www.moma.org/

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019

For a brief period in the early 1960s, a group of choreographers, visual artists, composers, and filmmakers made use of a local church to present performances that Village Voice critic Jill Johnston declared the most exciting new developments in dance in a generation. Redefining the kinds of ...

Julia Phillips: Failure Detection 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 of New York-based artist Julia Phillips (b. 1985, German), featuring newly commissioned major works in combination with existing sculptures. Primarily working with ceramics, Phillips creates objects and scenes that are intimately connected to ...

Kevin Beasley Fall 2018 at Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

https://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Kevin Beasley (b. 1985, Lynchburg, VA) engages with the legacy of the American South through a new installation that centers on a cotton gin motor from Maplesville, Alabama. In operation from 1940 to 1973, the motor powered the gins that separated cotton seeds from fiber. Here, the New York-based ...

Labor of Sleep at Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Elisa Giardina Papa’s Labor of Sleep, Have you been able to change your habits?? consists of a series of short video clips—one for sunrise and one for sunset—that plays out over nine days, and humorously references self-improvement apps. The work examines the idea that sleep has become ...

Leon Golub: Raw Nerve At The Met Breuer

At The Met Breuer

https://www.metmuseum.org/

945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021

The gift of Gigantomachy II (1966) to The Met in 2016 by The Nancy Spero and Leon Golub Foundation for the Arts, with the support of the artists’ sons, Stephen, Philip, and Paul Golub, is the occasion for this selective survey of Leon Golub’s work. Born in Chicago, Golub (1922–2004) ...

Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body At The Met Breuer

At The Met Breuer

https://www.metmuseum.org/

945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021

Seven hundred years of sculptural practice—from 14th-century Europe to the global present—will be examined anew in this groundbreaking exhibition. Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300–Now) explores narratives of sculpture in which artists have sought to replicate the literal, ...

Maria Lassnig’s New York Films 1970–1980 at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1

https://www.moma.org

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

MoMA PS1 presents the world premiere of a series of experimental films the artist Maria Lassnig made in New York City in the 1970s. This presentation focuses on a selection of newly discovered and restored films that examine ways of looking and seeing bound up in bodily sensation. Newly restored by ...

Mary Corse at Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Mary Corse’s first solo museum survey is a long overdue examination of this singular artist’s career. Initially trained as an abstract painter, Corse (b. 1945, Berkeley, CA) emerged in the mid-1960s as one of the few women associated with the West Coast Light and Space movement. She shared with ...

Mastering the Metropolis at Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

http://www.mcny.org/

1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029

How tall can New York buildings be? How wide? Where can developers build homes, factories, offices, or stores? Where do New Yorkers live, work, and play? The character of New York’s varied neighborhoods is governed by a novel set of rules first envisioned by New York reformers 100 years ago – ...

Mel Chin: All Over The Place at Queens Museum

Queens Museum

http://www.queensmuseum.org

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

Mel Chin: All Over the Place, presents a fresh, multi-location exhibition with exciting manifestations of the work of Mel Chin co-produced by the Queens Museum and No Longer Empty. The exhibition will span nearly four decades of Chin’s malleable and wide-ranging approach to artistic practice that ...

Models & Prototypes Gallery: Thaw Models at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18647699/

2 E 91st St, New York, NY 10128

Models & Prototypes is a gallery devoted to exhibiting three-dimensional representations of ideas that demonstrate the design process; test concepts and resolve problems; enhance presentations; and display complex technical skills. The models displayed in this presentation represent a range of ...

Moustiers Ceramics: Gifts from the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Collection at Cooper Hewitt

Cooper Hewitt

https://www.cooperhewitt.org/

2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

Moustiers Ceramics: Gifts from the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Collection highlights the decorative and broad impact of innovative patterning and variety of forms produced in tin-glazed earthenware in Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, France during the 18th century. When King Louis XIV issued a series of ...

Naeem Mohaiemen: There Is No Last Man at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1

https://www.moma.org/

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

In his films, installations, and essays, Naeem Mohaiemen (b. London, 1969) researches memories of leftist political utopias, and the contemporary legacies of decolonization. Bringing together two distinct works, Naeem Mohaiemen: There Is No Last Man imagines a relationship between two lonely ...

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