6TH ANNUAL MORNINGSIDE LIGHTS

                                    The 6th annual MORNINGSIDE LIGHTS, presented by the Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre at Columbia University, kicked off on Saturday, September 16 with the theme The Secret Gardens, inspired by Harlem's many community green spaces. Free lantern-building workshops were [...]

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SURREALISMO OJOS DE MEXICO

                                Throckmorton Fine Artis pleased to announce the exhibit, Surrealismo Ojos de Mexico (Surrealism in Mexican Photography) featuring forty photographs by celebrated artists—foreign and national—which, according to gallery founder Spencer Throckmorton, “Demonstrate the enduring influence of Surrealism on photography in Mexico.  [...]

ART AND CHINA AFTER 1989: THEATER OF THE WORLD

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 America, it offers an interpretative survey of Chinese experimental art framed [...]

DREAMS OF KINGS — A JADE SUIT FOR ETERNITY, TREASURES OF HAN DYNASTY

In 201 BCE, the first emperor of the Han Dynasty knighted his younger brother as the first king of the Chu Kingdom, which was centered in Peng Cheng, today’s Xuzhou, in northern Jiangsu Province. Ruling under the emperor’s protection, and given special exemption from imperial taxes, elites in this Kingdom enjoyed a lavish lifestyle. Twelve [...]

LOVING VINCENT, THE FILM

Loving Vincent is the world's first fully painted feature film produced by Oscar-winning studios Breakthru Films and Trademark Films. This biographical , animated film tells the story of painter Vincent van Gogh. The film was written and directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman. It is also being produced by Hugh Welchman and Sean Bobbitt of BreakThru Films and Ivan [...]

POSTERS AND PATRIOTISM

                     The Museum of the City of New York presents Posters and Patriotism: Selling World War I in New York, a visual exploration of the United States’ participation in the Great War as told by the outpouring of posters, flyers, magazine art, sheet music covers, and other [...]

THE OPERA — WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED

In a production that combines spoken word, contemporary dance, video projection, classical music, R&B and jazz singing with a brooding, often joyful score, the creative team’s original story depicts five North Philadelphia teens on the run. Comprising a 15-year-old African-American girl and her self-selected “family” of four brothers – a black-identified white boy and three [...]

YOUNG ARCHITECT PROGRAM

            Lumen, an immersive, interactive installation by Jenny Sabin Studio, has been on view in MoMA PS1’s courtyard during this summer. Winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s annual Young Architects Program, this year’s structure evolves over the course of the day, with responsive textiles that display [...]

DREAM IS DESTINY

                      “This film is not just about Richard Linklater and his films but the spirit and need of independent filmmakers and films, emphatically saying to all: just do it! Go and make your film!” said Louis Black Slacker. Indie filmmaker. Oscar nominee. Writer, director, producer, [...]

CONCEPTUAL ARTIST TERRY ADKINS

                  To his sculpture, Mr. Adkins sought to bring the fleeting impermanence of music, creating haunting assemblages of found objects — wood, cloth, coat hangers, spare parts from junkyards — that evoked vanished histories. NYTIMES TERRY ROGER ADKINS was born in Washington on May 9, 1953, into [...]