Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Season 2 of "Work of Art," in which 14 eager, ambitious and largely attractive young artists out-conceptualize each other for a solo show at the Brooklyn Museum, premieres Wednesday night on Bravo. WNYC arts critic Carolina Miranda got a preview from one of the show's judges, critic Jerry Saltz.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Bulbous babes in Chelsea, masterful Indian paintings covering a span of 800 years, photos of New York City cops on the beat and eight contemporary Latin American artists. Not to mention a fair that's all about art books and a show devoted to Gotham on canvas and in pictures. It's a busy week in NYC. Here's what we've got in the hopper.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
A piano-studded tree grows in Brooklyn, rare African sculptures at the Met, revolutionary drawings at the Morgan, the conceptualists of Fluxus in two cities, and on the Lower East Side, art melds with everyday life. There's lots to do in the city in the coming week. Here's what we're going to be looking at.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
A museum records itself, 19 women artists show their works alongside the figures who inspired them and an American Indian artist gives traditional forms a contemporary sheen. Plus: balloon poems on Governor's Island. It's a quiet out week in the art industry. Here's what we're looking at.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
The Met re-opens its rooftop with modernist sculpture. Kara Walker tackles race, power and identity in new graphite drawings. And, for the night owls, there's a highly intriguing gathering of moody-illicit nighttime photography from the early 20th century. Ger more of this week's arts picks here.
Thursday, April 07, 2011
The artful civil rights photographs of Charles Moore, Romantic paintings of idealized European vistas, masterful drawings by Rembrandt and a rare gallery show that puts a spotlight on issues of social class. Here's our guide to arts events to see in New York City in the coming week.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
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.
Tuesday, March 08, 2011
The guitar is the focus of three separate exhibits currently on display in New York. From mixed-media representations by Picasso to exquisitely crafted instruments by luthier John Monteleone, we examine the axe as art with critic and WNYC regular, Carolina Miranda.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
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.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
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.