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Your complete guide to New York City art, museum and gallery. From The Met to The Whitney, from the largest to the smallest, find your list of all current NYC exhibitions and shows here at ZEALnyc.

American Painters In Italy From Copley To Sargent At The Met

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 Chippendales Director Designs Legacy Furniture Maker

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 In Praise of Painting Dutch Masterpieces

Met Museum: In Praise of Painting — Dutch Masterpieces

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century—the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer—have been a highlight of The Met collection since its founding in 1870. This exhibition will bring together some of the Museum’s greatest paintings to present this remarkable chapter of art history ...

Jazz Notes Intel: Farmer-Turned-Maestro David Amram’s Wisdom of the ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, November 7, 2018 At age 87, the curious jazz connoisseur, accomplished classical composer and agriculturist at heart, David Amram stands tall in the wisdom of the arts. Largely underappreciated in jazz circles, he firmly and singularly expresses his passion to encourage arts-minded ...

Jazz Notes Intel

Jazz Notes Intel: Overcoming Boundaries Chapter — Guitarist Lionel Loueke Journeys ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, October 9, 2018 In jazz, there is a plethora of guitarists, each with a voice on the six strings that rocks with fire or soothes with pastel colors or embellishes with strokes that support the surrounding conversations. Then there’s the ...

Art Break

Art Break: Engage in the Thrill of Discovery at Galleries ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, September 24, 2018 One of the best things about a new season of art shows and exhibitions is that moment when you walk into the room, look around, and say “Wow – this is where I want to be!” If you want ...

New York Philharmonic

Review: New York 'Officially' Meets Jaap with Philharmonic's Season Opening

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, September 22, 2018 The 2018-2019 season, and a new era for the New York Philharmonic, began with a gala concert at David Geffen Hall on Thursday evening. Entitled "New York, Meet Jaap," Jaap van Zweden made his debut with the orchestra as ...

New York Renaissance Faire

Life In Focus: It's Fairy-Nice at the New York Renaissance ...

By Juliana Crawford, Contributing Photographer, September 20, 2018   [caption id="attachment_60766" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Consulting a Book of Magic and Spells at the Faire; photo: Juliana Crawford.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_60771" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] The Villagers of the Renaissance Faire; photo: Juliana Crawford.[/caption]   [...

PermaDeath

The First Video Game Opera, 'PermaDeath,' Receives Its World ...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, September 19, 2018 At first glance, the title of Cerise Jacobs’s upcoming world’s first video game opera PermaDeath seems to imply another dark take or tale using the commercial success and wide-spread popularity of the multiplayer video game phenomenon. But ...

Judson Dance Theater

Roots of Modern Dance Are Traced through MoMA's Current Exhibit ...

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, September 18, 2018 The current exhibit at MoMA entitled Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done is an homage to the dance artists who created work at the Judson Church in the 60s and 70s. The dancers and choreographers who created ...

The Power of Art

Art Break: The Power of Art Through the Ages at ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, September 17, 2018 This week, Art Break is looking at a wide variety of art movements as well as their purpose and meaning. The oldest material on our list comes from The Frick’s exhibition of fifteenth century religious and devotional ...

There Will Be Blood

Review: Film Soundtracks Take Center Stage in NY Philharmonic's Art ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, September 14, 2018 If the New York Philharmonic were to program an evening of music by avant-garde Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki, I suspect it would be a tough sell. The audience would be limited, and probably dwindle in number as the night ...

Agnes

Review: 'Agnes' Brings Dramatic and Meteorological Tensions to 59E59 Theater

By Miles Harter, Contributing Writer, September 14, 2018 Agnes is a compelling play about family, friendship, and connections. Set in a three-bedroom New York City apartment, Agnes presents five millennials sheltering themselves from a major storm. The talented playwright, Catya McMullen, adeptly sets up the backstory for ...

Relative Values The Cost Of Art In The Northern Renaissance At The Met

Met Museum: Relative Values — The Cost of Art in the Northern Renaissance

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Bringing together 62 masterpieces of 16th-century northern European art from The Met collection and one important loan, this exhibition revolves around questions of historical worth, exploring relative value systems in the Renaissance era. Organized in six sections—raw materials, virtuosity, ...

The Poetry Of Nature At The Met

Met Museum: The Poetry of Nature — Edo Paintings from the Fishbein-Bender Collection

At The Met Fifth Avenue

https://www.metmuseum.org/

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Painting blossomed in Japan during the Edo period (1615–1868), as artists daringly experimented with conventional styles. In this exhibition, more than 40 examples of Edo-period paintings from the collection of Estelle P. Bender and her late husband T. Richard Fishbein—mostly gifts and promised ...

Bruce Nauman Disappearing Acts at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1: Bruce Nauman — Disappearing Acts

MoMA PS1

https://www.moma.org/

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

Schaulager, Basel, The Museum of Modern Art, and MoMA PS1 present the first comprehensive retrospective of American artist Bruce Nauman (b. 1941) in over 20 years. Opening at Schaulager in March 2018 and traveling to New York in October of that year, the exhibition expands upon the rich holdings of ...

Young Architects Program 2017 at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1: Young Architects Program 2017

MoMA PS1

https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/3667?locale=en

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

The Young Architects Program (YAP), is an annual competition hosted by The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that fosters innovative architecture. The winning design by Jenny E. Sabin (Ithaca) will be on view at MoMA PS1 during the summer 2017. This year’s finalists are Ania Jaworska (Chicago), ...

MoMA Constantin Brancusi Sculpture

MoMA: Constantin Brancusi Sculpture

The Museum of Modern Art

https://www.moma.org/

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019

Poet Erza Pound spoke of artist Constantin Brancusi’s work as providing “the master keys to the world of form.” Over a career that spanned half a century, Brancusi’s innovations transformed sculpture as it had been known, and influenced generations of artists to come. After moving ...

MoMA: Gustav Klimt’s Adele Bloch-Bauer II

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 ...

MoMA Judson Dance Theater The Work Is Never Done

MoMA: Judson Dance Theater — The Work Is Never Done

The Museum of Modern Art

https://www.moma.org/

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019

Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done highlights the ongoing significance of the history of Judson Dance Theater, beginning with the workshops and classes led by Anna Halprin, Robert Ellis Dunn, and James Waring and exploring the influence of other figures working downtown such as Simone ...

MoMA: The Modern Monument

Museum of Modern Art

http://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1367?locale=en

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019

“This installation brings together diverse works around the theme of the modern monument. Included are Barnett Newman’s Broken Obelisk (1967), which does not commemorate a specific event but, rather, serves as a symbolic monument for all people, and Pablo Picasso’s Monument (1972), a ...

Morgan Library & Museum: Pierpont Morgan’s 1906 Library

The Morgan Library & Museum

http://www.themorgan.org/

225 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016

In 1902 American financier Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) chose architect Charles Follen McKim (1847–1909) of the prominent firm McKim, Mead and White to design a library to house his growing collection of rare books and manuscripts. Adjacent to Morgan’s home, which stood on the corner of ...

Morgan Library & Museum: Tennessee Williams — No Refuge but Writing

The Morgan Library & Museum

http://www.themorgan.org/

225 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016

The plays of Tennessee Williams (1911–1983) are intimate, confessional, and autobiographical. They are touchstones not only of American theatrical history but American literary history as well. The Morgan Library presents Morgan Library & Museum: Tennessee Williams No Refuge but ...

Gilded New York at Museum Of The City Of New York

Museum of the City of New York: Gilded 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 at Gilded New York at Museum Of The City Of New York. Historical artifacts (furniture, dresses, jewels, object d’arts) are as rich as the history of the era from ...

Mastering The Metropolis At Museum Of The City Of New York

Museum of the City of New York: Mastering the Metropolis

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 – ...

At Its Core At Museum Of The City Of New York

Museum of the City of New York: New York At Its Core

Museum of the City of New York

www.mcny.org

1220 Fifth Avenue (at 103rd Street), New York, NY 10029

In At Its Core at Museum Of The City Of New York, Three MCNY galleries will display artifacts, photographs, archival film and interactive digital experiences to tell the gripping, four century growth of the greatest city in the world.  Culminating with the Future of the City Lab, New York At its ...

Stettheimer Dollhouse At Museum Of The City Of New York

Museum of the City of New York: Stettheimer Dollhouse

Museum of the City of New York

http://www.mcny.org/

1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029

The Stettheimer Dollhouse At Museum Of The City Of New York is one of the Museum’s most popular artifacts, the dollhouse of Carrie Walter Stettheimer (1869-1944) weaves together the fashion and style of New York’s Gilded Age in miniature form. Stettheimer worked on the 12-room dollhouse for ...

New Museum: Sarah Lucas

New Museum: Sarah Lucas

New Museum of Contemporary Art

https://www.newmuseum.org/

235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002

The New Museum will present the first American survey of the work of British artist Sarah Lucas (b. 1962, London, UK). Over the past thirty years, Lucas has become one of Britain’s most influential artists, creating a distinctive and provocative body of work that subverts traditional notions of ...

Queens International 2018

Queens Museum: Queens International 2018

Queens Museum

http://www.queensmuseum.org/

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

QI 2018, Queens International 2018 at Queens Museum is the eighth iteration of the Queens International, and it will continue in the tradition of presenting the artistic vibrancy of the borough through contemporary cultural production, with the curatorial team relying on the perspectives of ...

Rubin Museum: A Lost Future — Shezad Dawood/The Otolith Group/Matti Braun

Rubin Museum

http://rubinmuseum.org/

150 West Seventeenth Street, New York, NY 10011

In the Otolith Group’s transtemporal consideration of modernity in urban India, the narrator questions, “Why do Indian artists produce so little science fiction?” The reply: “Satyajit Ray’s film The Alien would have rendered this question void. It is this emptiness that allows a ...

Andy Warhol At Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney: Andy Warhol — From A to B and Back Again

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Few American artists are as ever-present and instantly recognizable as Andy Warhol (1928–1987). Uniting all aspects, media, and periods of Warhol’s career, this exhibition will provide an historic opportunity to better comprehend the work of the most American of artists. Andy Warhol at Whitney ...

Believe Me At Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney: Believe me

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Addie Wagenknecht’s Believe Me At Whitney Museum of American Art (Believe me) references the familiar sight of a device’s broken screen. It overlays the visual effect of cracks on a series of images that can be manipulated and loaded successively by refreshing the browser. Using the ...

Between The Waters at Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney: Between the Waters

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Between The Waters at Whitney Museum of American Art features works by six emerging artists that address the inseparability of the natural and social worlds through a distinctly subjective or autobiographical lens. group exhibition features works by six emerging artists that address the ...

Whitney: Christine Sun Kim — Too Much Future

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Christine Sun Kim Too Much Future at Whitney Museum of American Art is a new work by Christine Sun Kim, and the seventh work to be presented as part of the ongoing series of public art installations located across the street from the Whitney Museum of American Art and the High Line. Organized by ...

Do Ho Suh 95 Horatio Street At Whitney Museum Of American Art

Whitney: Do Ho Suh — 95 Horatio Street

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Do Ho Suh 95 Horatio Street at Whitney Museum Of American Art 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 ...

Whitney: Experiments in Electrostatics — Photocopy Art from the Whitney’s Collection, 1966–1986

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 ...

Kevin Beasley Fall 2018 at Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney: Kevin Beasley Fall 2018

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: Labor of Sleep

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Elisa Giardina Papa’s Labor of Sleep At Whitney Museum Of American Art, 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 the ...

Whitney: Mary Corse — A Survey in Light

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 ...

The Line At Whitney Museum Of American Art

Whitney: The Line

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

The Line At Whitney Museum Of American Art (The Line) by artist duo eteam (Hajoe Moderegger and Franziska Lamprecht), viewers become spectators who move along a line of computer-generated figures, standing one after the other. eteam explores the notion of the line as a formal construct that moves ...

Where We Are Selections From The Whitney's Collection at Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney: Where We Are — Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960

Whitney Museum of American Art

http://whitney.org/

99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Focusing on works made from 1900 to 1960, Where We Are Selections From The Whitney’s Collection at Whitney Museum of American Art traces how artists have approached the relationships, institutions, and activities that shape our lives. Drawn entirely from the Whitney’s holdings, the ...

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