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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, March 17, 2011

WNYC

Exhibits examining new wave and post-War Japanese culture, a New York photographer's chronicle of gay culture and urban decay in the '70s, and a New Jersey painter's work inspired by a trip to Laramie that tangles with sexuality, identity and violence. Here's our guide to what's resonating in the arts world in the coming week.

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, March 10, 2011

WNYC

An exhibit that explores the art of painting and identity at the Whitney, extraordinary pre-Columbian tunics at the Met, quirky illustrations at the Jewish Museum and a temporary installation at an Upper West Side Church. Here's our guide to the best of the arts going down in New York this week.

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Rubin Museum Hosts Pajama Party

Monday, March 07, 2011

WNYC

On Saturday night, more than 80 artsy types in pajamas filed into the Rubin Museum of Art in Chelsea for its first ever adults-only sleepover. The purpose: to see what sorts of dreams the museum's priceless collection of Himalayan art might inspire. WNYC arts critic Carolina Miranda reports she got a restful night's sleep.

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New York Art Fair Report: Bring on the Big, the Ballerinas and the Meat-Grinders

Friday, March 04, 2011

WNYC

It's Armory Arts Week in New York, which means we've got art events coming out of our ears through Sunday. Here's a taste of what you can expect to see, including a visual round-up of some of what WNYC Arts Critic Carolina Miranda has been able to soak up.

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, March 03, 2011

WNYC

David Wojnarowicz (of Smithsonian censorship fame) gets his due in Chelsea, the influence of Russian abstractionist Kazimir Malevich is charted at Gagosian Gallery and the Brooklyn Museum unveils a revamped Great Hall. And, oh, did we mention it's Armory Arts Week? Put on some comfortable shoes (and pack a flask), because this is going to be one busy weekend. Here's our weekly guide to what's tops.

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At the Queens Museum: Luis Márquez In the World of Tomorrow

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

WNYC

In a curious exhibit at the Queens Museum of Art, curators Itala Schmelz and Ernesto Peñaloza of the National Automomous University in Mexico City have put together a highly intriguing visual chronicle of the 1939 World's Fair (and New York) as seen through the lens of one of Mexico's more unusual lensmen: Luis Márquez.

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, February 24, 2011

WNYC

The Koran reconfigured, the changing face of William Shakespeare, an installation that combines architecture and photography and a Brooklyn-based artist who works with found images of unknown African-American figures. Not to mention crazy-looking dogs. There are some highly intriguing art shows going on in New York this week—here's our round-up of some of the best:

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Empire State Flashback

Friday, February 18, 2011

WNYC

As part of our Empire Tweets Back project—in which we watch all eight hours of Andy Warhol's film "Empire"—we did a little rooting around in the WNYC and Museum of Modern Art archives to see what we could find in relation to Andy Warhol and the Empire State Building. Here's a small round-up of some of the more interesting bits.

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Watching (and Tweeting) Andy Warhol's 'Empire'

Thursday, February 17, 2011

WNYC

Warhol's marathon eight-hour film of the iconic Empire State Building has long been talked about, but rarely seen. On Friday, WNYC Culture goes to the movies.

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, February 17, 2011

WNYC

Tipis in Brooklyn, wry illustrations in Chelsea, drawings inspired by photography in SoHo and cartoons that poke fun at the art world at John Jay. Herewith, our guide to what's cooking in the arts world of big ol' New York City.

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'Empire' Tweets Back: WNYC Culture Live Tweets Andy Warhol's 8-Hour Marathon Film

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

WNYC

This Friday, join WNYC and the Museum of Modern Art for a screening and simultaneous Twitter discussion of Andy Warhol's day-long film "Empire."

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, February 10, 2011

WNYC

Picasso's guitars, Cézanne's card players, abstraction and the Arctic, not to mention a wonderful documentary about hobo graffiti. New York has got it going on this week. Here is WNYC's guide to what's tops.

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, February 03, 2011

WNYC

Here's WNYC's guide to a few cool arts happenings going down in the city in the coming week.

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, January 27, 2011

WNYC

The bizarre manic mental states of George Condo at a downtown museum, vintage shots of Coney Island and graffiti-meets-collage works in Chelsea. Not to mention all kinds of participatory art in Queens. Apart from the snow, it's a good week to be in New York. Here are our picks for a few must-sees.

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Art Fairs Go Virtual

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

WNYC

VIP, the first ever online-only contemporary art fair, launched this past Saturday. Despite some early technical glitches, the fair likely represents a new style of digital art buying.

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The Art of Online Dating

Monday, January 24, 2011

WNYC

From 'Booger' in Staten Island to 'PMS' in the Bronx, an intriguing new Chelsea exhibit maps the words New Yorkers use in searching for a mate.

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, January 20, 2011

WNYC

Photographs of New York City eateries in Chelsea, art that pays tribute to a popular drag queen cabaret downtown and vintage images of an African-American community in midtown. Here's our guide to what's tops in the arts world in the coming week.

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, January 13, 2011

WNYC

A woman's aggressive portraits of tools, an examination of the visual landscape of Abu Dhabi, and poular albums get remade by artists in Brooklyn. It may be winter, but there's plenty going down. Here's our guide to the most intriguing arts events in the city happening now.

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This Week: Must-See Arts In the City

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

WNYC

A car deconstructed and then reconstructed in TriBeCa, an alternative arts space from the '70s gets a tribute in Chelsea and hundreds of artist postcards go on sale to benefit an AIDS charity (and they're only $85!). There's plenty to do this week in New York. Here's our guide to the best of what's happening now.

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, December 23, 2010

WNYC

If you’re looking for something to do between the holiday food coma and the returns line at Macy’s, here are four museum exhibits not to miss, two of which are just a couple of weeks away from closing.

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