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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Wednesday, May 23, 2012


Exhibits that are all about the artistic contributions of women, a 150th birthday party (with gilded cake) for Gustav Klimt, web-like installations by an Osaka-born artist and an exhibit that focuses on the singularity of the human face. There's plenty of unusual stuff to see in the city this week. Here's what we're looking at.

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National Academy Re-Opens on the Upper East Side

Friday, September 23, 2011

After being closed for 18 months, the doors to the National Academy Museum & School are back open on the Upper East Side. The renovations to the Beaux Arts townhouse include a redesigned lobby, revitalized museum galleries and two new galleries in the National Academy School. Check out what's on view at the newly renovated academy in the slideshow here.

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Art Deaccessioning: Right or Wrong?

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

This week, sanctions were lifted from the National Academy Museum, which got in trouble two years ago for selling off artworks from its collection to pay bills. Learn how the experts are weighing in on the practice of deaccessioning.