Before a standing-room-only house at the New York Public Library (NYPL) on Wednesday night, curators David Ward and Jonathan Katz made a presentation about the development and installation of Hide/Seek, the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery's (NPG) historic gay-themed exhibit.
Andy Warhol's very long movies at MoMA, rammed earth pillars at the Whitney, a parading Viking ship in Chelsea and some serious girl power in Williamsburg. Here's our guide to the most compelling arts events in NYC in the coming week.
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WNYC arts writer Carolina Miranda gives a Miami art fair round-up.
This week in Miami, countless fairs -- including Art Basel Miami Beach -- will be peddling art trinkets big and small in a labyrinthine array of booths. Seven like-minded galleries (most of them from New York) have come together to offer an alternative.
A moody German artist at Gagosian, personal pictures from a Midwest town in DUMBO, idiosyncratic portraits in Harlem, and an augmented reality app brings unicorns to Bushwick. Oh, and did I mention that Charlie Rose and Jay-Z will be doing the Brooklyn Museum? Dear New York City: Bring. It. On.
Art about art at the Met, late-night gallery night in Bushwick, towers of cardboard in DUMBO and homages to the working life in Queens. Here's WNYC's totally New York guide to what's happening now:
Architectural films in Tribeca, explosive paintings in Chelsea, the totally insane video mash-ups of Jay Rosenblatt at MoMA, and the ladies of pop at the Brooklyn Museum. Here's WNYC's guide to what's happening now:
Intimate photos of a well-known artist's hang-out, 800-year-old Chinese treasures, paintings that blur the boundary between the historical and the contemporary, and art all along 14th street. Here's WNYC's guide to what's going down now:
Moving galleries, ancient Roman mosaics, arts motivational speakers and the recently-discovered negatives of a renowned war photographer. There's lots to do in New York City (and a train ride away) in the coming week. Here's WNYC's guide to the artsy goodness going down now:
For years, some of New York's most prestigious art museums have gotten heat for not featuring enough female artists. A searing 2007 report by Jerry Saltz in New York Magazine revealed that women often made up less than 15 percent of a museum's permanent collection on display. Since then, there has been a move to make up for this imbalance. In fact, this week, a number of local arts institutions have female-heavy rosters.
New York's Latino connection at El Museo del Barrio, the anatomy of kitchens at the Museum of Modern Art, circles deconstructed at David Zwirner, and a golden anniversary at The Pace Gallery. The arts season is rocking and rolling. Here's our guide to what's going on now.