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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City : Slideshow

WNYC's Arts Datebook: July 7 - 13

Thursday, July 07, 2011

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At the Nassau County Museum of art, sculptor and photographer Robert Hite blends architectural history and photography. Shown here: 'Migration House,' a piece from 2006.
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At the Nassau County Museum of art, sculptor and photographer Robert Hite blends architectural history and photography. Shown here: 'Migration House,' a piece from 2006.
Hite's sculptures are like hallucinogenic versions of traditional vernacular architecture -- such as 'River Tower, Cliff Edge, Rhinecliff, Dutchess County,' from 2007.
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Hite's sculptures are like hallucinogenic versions of traditional vernacular architecture -- such as 'River Tower, Cliff Edge, Rhinecliff, Dutchess County,' from 2007.
Originally from rural Virginia, Hite has studied rural houses all over the world. Above, 'Seven Deadly Sins, Hell Brook Farm, Ulster County, NY,' from 2007.
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Originally from rural Virginia, Hite has studied rural houses all over the world. Above, 'Seven Deadly Sins, Hell Brook Farm, Ulster County, NY,' from 2007.
At Hasted Kraeutler in Chelsea: Photographs taken by gallerists. 'Untitled, Minneapolis (Girl in Beret)', from 1975, is by dealer Deborah Bell, who recently moved to Christie's.
Courtesy of Deborah Bell Photographs, New York and Hasted Kraeutler, New York
At Hasted Kraeutler in Chelsea: Photographs taken by gallerists. 'Untitled, Minneapolis (Girl in Beret)', from 1975, is by dealer Deborah Bell, who recently moved to Christie's.
Also at Hasted Kraeutler: This 1976 image by Peter MacGill, of Pace/MacGill Gallery fame, 'Untitled #01.'
Courtesy of Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York and Hasted Kraeutler, New York
Also at Hasted Kraeutler: This 1976 image by Peter MacGill, of Pace/MacGill Gallery fame, 'Untitled #01.'
A portrait of legendary Mexican lensman Manuel Alvarez Bravo in 1982, snapped by David Fahey, of Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles, now on view at Hasted Krauetler.
Courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles and Hasted Kraeutler, New York
A portrait of legendary Mexican lensman Manuel Alvarez Bravo in 1982, snapped by David Fahey, of Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles, now on view at Hasted Krauetler.
At MoMA: An exhibit that looks at the ways in which architects and urban planners have designed cities over the last half cenutry. Shown here: A proposal for the World Trade site by Think Design.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
At MoMA: An exhibit that looks at the ways in which architects and urban planners have designed cities over the last half cenutry. Shown here: A proposal for the World Trade site by Think Design.
MoMA's exhibit includes design exercises that explored ideas of environments within environments, such as 'Palmtree Island,' from 1971, by Haus-Rucker-Co.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
MoMA's exhibit includes design exercises that explored ideas of environments within environments, such as 'Palmtree Island,' from 1971, by Haus-Rucker-Co.
Photograph by Graham E. Newhall, Whitney Museum
Acrobatic: As part of the 'Whitney On Site' series downtown, the STREB Extreme Action Company is performing a contemporary dance piece on a swinging ladder in the Meatpacking District.
Photograph by Graham E. Newhall, Whitney Museum
The routine is choreographed by Elizabeth Streb, a dancer and choreographer who likes to incorporate mechanical elements into her work. Some of the moves are downright death-defying.

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