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Cooper Hewitt: Access+Ability

Cooper Hewitt: Access+Ability

Cooper Hewitt

https://www.cooperhewitt.org/

2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes, schools, workplaces, ...

Cooper Hewitt: Bob Greenberg Selects

Cooper Hewitt

https://www.cooperhewitt.org/

2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

Bob Greenberg is the sixteenth guest curator of the Selects series, which invites designers, artists, writers, and cultural figures to explore and respond to the permanent collection. A 2003 National Design Award winner for Communication Design and founder of the international design innovation ...

Landis:Mercerized cotton double weave

Cooper Hewitt: Color Decoded —The Textiles of Richard Landis

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

https://www.cooperhewitt.org/

2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

Richard Landis (American, born 1931) is a master weaver who pursued a nearly lifelong investigation of pattern and color. His double-cloth textiles are complex systems of closely related full-tones and half-tones of color, organized into abstract geometries of endless variation. In Landis’s ...

Montreal Jazz Festival Canada runs 10 days from June 28 to July 7

Montréal Jazz Festival Ignites With a Summer Extravaganza of ...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, June 22, 2018 In a recent conversation, André Ménard, co-founder and artistic director of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, gives an overview of the breadth and scale of the outdoor and indoor venues and range of musicians (over 3,000) ...

Conflict by Miles Malleson presented by the Mint Theater

Review: 'Conflict' — A Vintage Play Ringing True With Relevance for ...

By Miles Harter, Contributing Writer, June 22, 2018 Theatergoers who want to see top notch productions of rarely seen plays should check out the offerings of The Mint Theater Company. The Mint’s mission is to find older plays, often not produced for decades, and present them ...

Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center runs June 26 through July 14

Dust Off Those Dancing Shoes at Midsummer Night Swing at ...

ZEALnyc, June 21, 2018 It's that time of year again when the Damrosch Bandshell Plaza at Lincoln Center is transforming into an outdoor dance hall as Midsummer Night Swing commences its three-week residency, hosting a variety of artists performing a wide-range of dance styles. This much-anticipated series ...

Bassist William Parker in a Five-Night Residency at The Stone

Bassist William Parker Probes the Secrets of the Tone World ...

By David Rubien, Contributing Writer, June 21, 2018 A pillar of the New York improvised music community since the 1970s, bassist-composer William Parker is leading a residency at the Stone June 26-30. He says he will be exploring life in its component terms: vibrations, light, love. That ...

Coney Island New York fun at Luna Park and New York Aquarium

A Day @: Coney Island Is As Fun As It Ever ...

By Anne Marie Kelly, Contributing Writer, June 20, 2018 If the Hamptons is a haven for New York’s elite, then Coney Island is for everyone else. It’s not posh, but, boy, is it fun! It’s an offbeat mix of old-school amusement park, beachside restaurants, ...

Roger Daltrey New York Pops The Whos Tommy at Forest Hills New York

Roger Daltrey Rocks Out with the New York Pops in ...

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, June 20, 2018 Growing up, I didn’t always listen to the “coolest” music of the day. With parents who were into 80s New Wave (and wished the 70s disco era hadn’t existed), but kind of accepted classic rock, it was ...

Introspection album by guitarist Roni Ben-Hur and bassist Harvie S

Special Straight-Ahead Musings by Guitarist Roni Ben-Hur and Bassist Harvie ...

By Denin Koch, Contributing Writer, June 20, 2018 On their 2018 release Introspection on Jazzheads Records, guitarist Roni Ben-Hur and bassist Harvie S succeed in presenting a guitar trio record that captures the timeless tradition of the ensemble while also producing exciting new sounds and timbres that set ...

The Royal Family of Broadway Review at Barrington Stage

Review: ‘The Royal Family of Broadway’ Strains to Please at ...

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, June 19, 2018 A new musical by William Finn is always worth seeking out, wherever it happens to be playing. Finn has a knack for crafting quirky shows about peculiar people, but in a very endearing way. From the cadre of lovable ...

Othello Proves Lies Conquer Love in Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park Review

Review: 'Othello' Proves Lies Conquer Love

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, June 19, 2018 After last summer’s uproariously trumped-up and absurdly controversial Julius Caesar and the magical elder fairyland of Midsummer Night’s Dream, the first production of the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park season seems relatively tame. But what ...

Art Break: Must-sees at New York City's New Museum, Eldridge Street and a 'Fine, Bright Day' at The LGBT Center

Art Break: Must-sees at New York City's New Museum, Eldridge ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, June 18, 2018 This week, Art Break shines the spotlight on the New Museum of Contemporary Art, located on the Bowery. Since its founding in 1977, the institution has given New Yorkers a front row seat to the international contemporary art scene, ...

Cooper Hewitt: Hear, See, Play: Designing with Sound

Cooper Hewitt: Hear, See, Play: Designing with Sound

Cooper Hewitt

https://collection.cooperhewitt.org

2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

The growing field of sound design gives an audible voice to products, brands, and interfaces. Through sound, our digital devices and products tell us when we have completed a task, received a message, or achieved a goal. Now imagine this world of products with no sound—no chimes, buzzes, or ...

Cooper Hewitt: Immersion Room

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 ...

Cooper Hewitt: Models & Prototypes Gallery — Thaw Models

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/exhibitions/51668993/

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 ...

Cooper Hewitt: Saturated — The Allure and Science of Color New York City NYC listings art and museum

Cooper Hewitt: Saturated — The Allure and Science of Color

Cooper Hewitt

https://www.cooperhewitt.org

2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum presents Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color, an exhibition on view May 11 through January 13, 2019 that explores the elusive, complex phenomenon of color perception and how it has captivated artists, designers, scientists and philosophers. Featuring ...

Cooper Hewitt: The Senses — Design Beyond Vision

Cooper Hewitt: The Senses — Design Beyond Vision

Cooper Hewitt

https://www.cooperhewitt.org/

2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will present The Senses: Design Beyond Vision exhibition, on view April 13 through October 28, which examines how multisensory design amplifies everyone’s ability to receive information, explore the world, satisfy essential needs and experience joy and ...

Frick Collection: Canova's George Washington

Frick Collection: Canova’s George Washington

The Frick Collection

https://www.frick.org/

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021

In 1816, the North Carolina Senate commissioned a full-length statue of George Washington to stand in the State House in Raleigh. Thomas Jefferson, believing that no American sculptor was up to the task, recommended Antonio Canova (1757–1822), then one of Europe’s most celebrated artists. The ...

Frick Collection: Charterhouse of Bruges — Jan van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Jan Vos

Frick Collection: Charterhouse of Bruges — Jan van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Jan Vos

The Frick Collection

https://www.frick.org/

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021

For the first time in twenty-four years and only the second time in their history, two masterpieces of early Netherlandish painting commissioned by the Carthusian monk Jan Vos will be reunited. These works, The Frick Collection’s Virgin and Child with St. Barbara, St. Elizabeth, and Jan Vos, ...

Frick Collection: Fired by Passion — Masterpieces of Du Paquier Porcelain from the Sullivan Collection

Frick Collection: Fired by Passion — Masterpieces of Du Paquier Porcelain from the Sullivan Collection

The Frick Collection

https://www.frick.org/

1 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021

The Frick Collection hosts a year-long installation in the Portico Gallery, Fired by Passion, inspired by the generous gift of fourteen pieces of Du Paquier porcelain made to the Frick in 2016 by Paul Sullivan and Trustee Melinda Martin Sullivan. The Du Paquier Manufactory was established in ...

Frick Collection: Luigi Valadier: Splendor in Eighteenth-Century Rome

Frick Collection: Luigi Valadier: Splendor in Eighteenth-Century Rome

The Frick Collection

https://www.frick.org

1 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021

Of the many artists who flourished in Rome during the eighteenth century, the silversmith Luigi Valadier (1726–1785) was particularly admired by popes, royalty, and aristocrats across Europe. Heir to his father Andrea’s highly successful workshop, Luigi had an unsurpassed technical expertise, ...

Guggenheim: Brancusi

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. ...

Guggenheim: Giacometti

Guggenheim: Giacometti

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. ...

Guggenheim: Hilma af Klint

Guggenheim: Hilma af Klint

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 ...

Guggenheim: One Hand Clapping

Guggenheim: One Hand Clapping

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

https://www.guggenheim.org/

1071 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10128

The third and final exhibition of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative will present new commissions by Cao Fei, Duan Jianyu, Lin Yilin, Wong Ping, and Samson Young. These artists have been selected for their unconventional artistic practices, creative experimentation, and ...

Guggenheim: One Hand Clapping New York City NYC listings art and museum

Guggenheim: One Hand Clapping

The third and final exhibition of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative will present new commissions by Cao Fei, Duan Jianyu, Lin Yilin, Wong Ping, and Samson Young. These artists have been selected for their unconventional artistic practices, creative experimentation, and ...

MAD: Derrick Adams — Sanctuary Museum of Art and Design New York City NYC listings art and museum

MAD: Derrick Adams — Sanctuary

Museum of Arts and Design

http://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

Derrick Adams is a New York–based, multidisciplinary artist working in performance, video, sound, textile- and paper-based collage, and multimedia sculpture. His practice is rooted in deconstructivist philosophies such as the fragmentation and manipulation of structure and surface, and the ...

MAD: La Frontera Museum of Art and Design New York City NYC listings art and museum

MAD: La Frontera

Museum of Arts and Design

http://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

“Borders separate but also unite.” —Octavio Paz, Mexican poet and diplomat Nearly two thousand miles long, the US-Mexico border (la frontera) is the most frequently crossed international border in the world.  Although predominantly depicted in the American media as a hub of drug ...

MAD: Samantha Bittman — Interlace New York City NYC listings art and museum

MAD: Samantha Bittman — Interlace

Museum of Arts and Design

http://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

This spring, the Museum of Arts and Design launches 1ST SITE, a new project space located in the reception area of their 2 Columbus Circle location. 1ST SITE features work by artists and designers that interact with and interpret the interior architecture and ambiance of the “entry.” This ...

MAD: Surface/Depth Museum of Art and Design New York City NYC listings art and museum

MAD: Surface/Depth

Museum of Arts and Design

http://madmuseum.org/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

In June of 2015, Miriam Schapiro, the pioneering feminist artist and founding member of the Pattern and Decoration movement, passed away at the age of ninety-one. Surprisingly, given her status as the elder stateswoman of the feminist art movement, the tremendous impact of her oeuvre on ...

MAD: Tanya Aguiñiga — Craft & Care New York City NYC listings art and museum

MAD: Tanya Aguiñiga — Craft & Care

Museum of Arts and Design

http://madmuseum.org/exhibition/

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

Los Angeles–based artist and designer Tanya Aguiñiga has established herself as a crucial voice working at the intersection of fiber art, design, social practice, and activism. Her work, ranging from her “Performance Crafting” series—which uses craft to generate dialogues about identity, ...

Met Breuer: Like Life — Sculpture, Color, and the Body

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, ...

Met Breuer: Obsession — Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso from the Scofield Thayer Collection

At The Met Breuer

https://www.metmuseum.org/

945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021

This exhibition at The Met Breuer will present a selection of some 50 works from The Met’s Scofield Thayer Collection—a collection that is best known for paintings by artists of the school of Paris, and a brilliant group of erotic and evocative watercolors, drawings, and prints by Gustave ...

Met Museum: A Passion for Jade — Heber Bishop and His Collection

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

This exhibition presents a selection of the most refined works from the Bishop collection of jade, the most esteemed stone in China. The works on view represent the sophisticated art of Chinese lapidaries during the Qing dynasty (1644–1911), as well as the highly accomplished works of Mogul ...

Met Museum: American Painters in Italy — From Copley To Sargent

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Since the founding of the United States, American painters have been attracted to the celebrated art, ancient ruins, and picturesque scenery of Italy. This exhibition of works from the Museum’s collection will feature watercolors, drawings, and sketchbooks by 18 American artists who traveled ...

Met Museum: Art and Peoples of the Kharga Oasis

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

In 1908, The Metropolitan Museum of Art began to excavate late-antique sites in the Kharga Oasis, located in Egypt’s Western Desert. The Museum’s archaeologists uncovered two-story houses, painted tombs, and a church. They also retrieved objects that reveal the multiple cultural and ...

Met Museum: Before/On/After — William Wegman and California Conceptualism

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

This exhibition surveys Conceptual art as it developed in Southern California in the 1970s. It is occasioned by the artist William Wegman’s extraordinary recent gift to the Museum of 174 short videos that he made between 1970 and 1999—his entire career in this medium. A 90-minute selection ...

Met Museum: Celebrating the Year of the Dog

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

The traditional East Asian lunar calendar consists of a repeating 12-year cycle, with each year corresponding to one of the 12 animals in the East Asian zodiac (rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, ram, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig). These animals were first associated with the lunar ...

Met Museum: Chippendale's Director — The Designs and Legacy of a Furniture Maker New York City NYC listings art and museum

Met Museum: Chippendale’s Director — The Designs and Legacy of a Furniture Maker

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Thomas Chippendale (1718–1779) has been a household name in the furniture world since the mid-eighteenth century. He is remembered today for the furniture produced by his successful London workshop as well as his influential book of furniture designs, The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s ...

Met Museum: Crowns of the Vajra Masters — Ritual Art of Nepal

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

The single most potent symbol of Buddhist ritual as performed in Nepal is the Vajracarya priest’s crown. Five examples presented in this exhibition will create a cosmic field into which viewers will enter, encircled by paintings of ritual performance. The exhibition is occasioned by the ...

Met Museum: Crowns of the Vajra Masters — Ritual Art of Nepal

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

The single most potent symbol of Buddhist ritual as performed in Nepal is the Vajracarya priest’s crown. Five examples presented in this exhibition create a cosmic field into which viewers enter, encircled by paintings of ritual performance. The exhibition is occasioned by the recent ...

Met Museum: Dangerous Beauty — Medusa in Classical Art

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Beginning in the fifth century B.C., Medusa—the snaky-haired Gorgon whose gaze turned men to stone—became increasingly anthropomorphic and feminine, undergoing a visual transformation from grotesque to beautiful. A similar shift in representations of other mythical female half-human ...

Met Museum: Delacroix New York City NYC listings art and museum

Met Museum: Delacroix

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

French painter Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863) was one of the greatest creative figures of the nineteenth century. Coming of age after the fall of Napoleon, he reconnected the present to the past on his own terms. Delacroix produced an extraordinarily vibrant body of work, setting into motion a ...

Met Museum: Heavenly Bodies — Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

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 ...

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