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Understanding THE past/PRESENT

On Edge, 2015, paper pulp, watercolor, steel, found stone, 62x13x9.5"
By Mira Dayal One of the most challenging tasks an artist takes on is that of sparking interest in a work’s relation to the body without referencing the body. In sculpture this is especially vital as three-dimensional, upright structures inherently translate into bodily forms. Kathleen Schneider in her past/PRESENT installation at A.I.R. Gallery confronted this challenge with works that negotiate gravity, create textures, invite you to touch their forms and… Continue reading »
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MAD Cinema Series Documents The Rise Of NYC’s 1975-80 Punk Music Scene

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Lucien Smith Book Signing at Know Wave

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located at 227 Waverly Place Saturday February 22, 5-7pm

 

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Join the Young Fellows of the Morgan Library & Museum 

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Event Date: 12/19/2013 Time: 7:30-10:30PM Location: The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue (between 36th & 37th streets) Tickets: $175 non-member, $125 member (Young Fellow)

Join the Young Fellows* of the Morgan Library & Museum  in Pierpont Morgan’s 1906 Library on Thursday, December 19th for “A Winter’s Eve in Mr. Morgan’s Library.”  Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, festive drinks, and live music from 7:30-10:30 p.m.  Space is limited. 

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One Week Only — ‘Residual Images’ in the East Village

Image courtesy of Michael Redpath

 

Image courtesy of Michael Redpath

“On the afternoon of September 11th 2001, Michael Redpath, a FDNY firefighter with Ladder 169 in Brighton Beach, was dispatched to the ruins of the World Trade Center. ‘The first thing that struck me was the silence,’ said Redpath. ‘Everything was covered with this ash. Everything was white. It was almost like a silent black and white movie.’ Starting just hours after the collapse … Continue reading »

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#NerdAlert — Lectures

Horace Vernet , Bertel Thorvaldsen with the Bust of Horace Vernet, 1833, oil on canvas, 38 x 29 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art.

Horace Vernet , Bertel Thorvaldsen with the Bust of Horace Vernet, 1833, oil on canvas, 38 x 29 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art.

 

Kathleen MacQueen, presented by the SVA MFA Fine Arts Department. Free and open to the public. Wednesday, October 23, 7:00pm (136 West 21st Street, Room 418F)

A few preoccupations of note:

Photojournalism and the representation of suffering.

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Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: ENTER HERE at Film Forum November 13, 2013

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Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: ENTER HERE, a new documentary film about Russia’s most celebrated artists – major figures on the international art scene – will have its U.S. theatrical premiere at Film Forum in New York City on November 13, 2013, for a two-week engagement. The documentary debuted in September at the Moscow Biennale, which runs through October 20, 2013.

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