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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 ...

Jazz Notes: Berklee Hosts a Gala Honoring Jazz Impresario Fred ...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, September 20, 2017 In all his years as the legendary music promoter of the Boston area and cultivator of many renowned jazz musicians and contemporary artists, Fred Taylor hardly expected someone to be promoting musical acts for his benefit. But on the ...

Review: American Classical Orchestra Excels in a Revelatory Concert at ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, September 18, 2017 Let’s cut right to the chase: the American Classical Orchestra is one terrific outfit, and their concert this past Saturday evening at Alice Tully Hall was a mind-blower. This is a “period-instrument ensemble,” using “era-specific performance techniques” proper ...

Art Break: Water-Inspired Works by Maya Lin at Pace Gallery

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, September 18, 2017 This week Art Break is highlighting Maya Lin, a unique voice in contemporary art. Among her many strengths as an artist is the ability to use unusual materials, such as water, to invoke a mood or state of ...

The Arts Converge at the 12th Annual NY Art Book ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, September 15, 2017 The NY Art Book Fair is a great way to kick off the fall season of art fairs in New York City. Now in its twelfth year with over 370 vendors from 28 countries, this free event showcases the intimate ...

Carnegie Hall Prepares for a Powerful Season of Exciting Programming

By Christopher Johnson, September 14, 2017 Carnegie Hall opens its 2017-2018 season on October 4, with the annual gala in the main hall, this time featuring the Philadelphia Orchestra and a whole slew of bold-face names, including Yanick Nézet-Séguin, Chick Corea, and Lang Lang. Like much ...

ZEALnyc FALL PREVIEW: Arts and Culture in Canada

By Caitlin Leonard, Contributing Writer, September 13, 2017 This fall, Canada’s arts scene is going strong with international ballets, film festivals, and tons of outdoor performances and activities. Venture up North to catch the biggest names in music, art, and the movies, and enjoy the fall ...

Celebrate All Things Italian at San Gennaro

ZEALnyc, September 12, 2017 For the 91st time the Feast of San Gennaro, a faith-based celebration honoring the Patron Saint of Naples, Italy, takes place in the neighborhood of Manhattan affectionately known as "Little Italy" (Mulberry Street between Canal and Houston Streets; the festival stage is located ...

ZEALnyc FALL PREVIEW: Classical Music

ZEALnyc, September 12, 2017 The fall season typically signals a time of new beginnings, as well as the commencement of performances that we've been anticipating since they were first announced months ago, and this year is no exception. This season heralds the initial centennial celebrations for legendary ...

Art Break: All You Need is Love (And Some Great ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, September 11, 2017 This week, Art Break is thinking about what artists do to show love, so our choices feature artists who are passionate about creating and connecting with others. Robert Rauschenberg’s friendships, Leon Polk Smith’s joyous colorful forms, ...

Review: NYCO Brings the Old West to Life in Puccini's ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, September 8, 2017 New York City Opera has not only successfully risen from the ashes, but is doing so through stimulating programming that fills a needed niche. They have opened this season with Puccini's overlooked, but heavenly, La fanciulla del West, 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 ...

American Indian Art from the Fenimore Art Museum: The Thaw Collection at The Met Fifth Avenue

The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2017/american-indian-fenimore-thaw

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

This exhibition highlights 38 masterworks from the Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York. It features landmark creations in a range of media by gifted artists across North America—from the Arctic to the Southwest and the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Chihuly Exhibit at the New York Botanical Gardens

The New York Botanical Garden is presenting an exhibit of this legend of American art, Dale Chihuly, that includes drawings, early works and new site-specific installations simply entitled: CHIHULY. The Garden is uniquely qualified to complement and enhance these masterpieces of glass, ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection at The Met Fifth Avenue

The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2017/japanese-bamboo-art

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Featuring works of Japanese bamboo art dating from the late 19th century to the present—the period when basketry in Japan became recognized as an art form that transcends “craft”—this loan exhibition showcases more than 80 bamboo baskets and sculptures created by accomplished ...

Josef Albers in Latin America at The Guggenheim

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

https://www.guggenheim.org/

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128

On his first trip to Mexico, in 1935, Josef Albers (1888-1976) encountered the magnificent architecture of ancient Mesoamerica. He later remarked in a letter to Vasily Kandinsky, a former colleague at the Bauhaus, “Mexico is truly the promised land of abstract ...

Late Antique Textiles and Modern Design at The Met Fifth Avenue

At The Met Fifth Avenue

http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2016/late-antique-textiles-and-modern-design

1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028

Artists and designers often look to the past to find inspiration for their own work. This exhibition—drawn entirely from The Met collection—compares foliate patterns and roundels that are found on textiles from the Late Roman, Byzantine, and Early Islamic periods in Egypt to similar motifs ...

Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art

https://www.moma.org/

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019

Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait explores the prints, books, and creative process of the celebrated sculptor Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010). Bourgeois’s printed oeuvre, a little-known aspect of her work, is vast in scope and comprises some 1,400 printed compositions, created ...

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 ...

Maurizio Cattelan: “America” at The Guggenheim

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

https://www.guggenheim.org/

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan’s bold, irreverent work skewers social complacencies and reimagines cultural icons. On the occasion of his 2011–12 retrospective at the Guggenheim, which featured virtually every work he had ever made suspended from the oculus of ...

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 ...

Mummies at the American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

amnh.org

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

For thousands of years, peoples around the world practiced mummification as a way of preserving and honoring their dead.

Mummies brings you face to face with some of these ancient individuals and reveals how scientists are using modern technology to glean stunning details about ...

Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892–1897 at The Guggenheim

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

https://www.guggenheim.org

1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128

In 1892 Joséphin Péladan (1859–1918), a Rosicrucian, self-proclaimed high priest of the occult, author, and critic, organized the first Salon de la Rose+Croix. This annual exhibition in Paris showcased mystical Symbolist art, particularly a hermetic, numinous ...

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

Museum of the City of New York

www.mcny.org

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

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 ...

New York’s Yiddish Theater: From The Bowery to Broadway at Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

www.mcny.org

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

From the 19th to mid-20th century, New York’s Second Avenue became known as ‘Yiddish Broadway,’ where Lower East Side Eastern-European Jewish immigrants gathered to take in cutting-edge dramas, musical comedies, and edgy political theater.  As the stars of ...

Now and Forever: The Art of Medieval Time at The Morgan Library & Museum

The Morgan Library & Museum

http://www.themorgan.org/

225 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016

(Winter 2018 / dates: TBA)

What time is it? The question seems simple, and with a watch on your wrist or a cell phone in your hand, the answer is easy. In the Middle Ages, however, the concept of time could be approached ...