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Asia Society
Asia
Society, 725 Park Ave. (70th St.), 517-ASIA.
"Fire
Over Earth: Selections of Asian Ceramics from the Mr. & Mrs. John D. Rockefeller
3rd Collection
" [through 11/28].


Brooklyn Museum
of Art

200
Eastern Pkwy. (Washington Ave.), Bklyn.,
718-638-5000.
"Matthew Scott Sloan Collection of American Furniture" [through
10/99]. "Brooklyn Museum of Art: Discover the World" feat.
52 works from nearly 20 countries [through 12/3]. "Sensation: Young
British Artists from the Saatchi Collection
" incl. more than 90 paintings,
sculpture, photos & installations by nearly 50 artists [through 1/9]. Artist
talk with artists, Richard Patterson & Fiona Rae on "Sensation"
exhibition [Thurs. at 6].


The Bronx Museum
of the Arts

1040
Grand Concourse (165th St.), Bronx, 718-681-6000.
"Artists
in the Marketplace: Nineteenth Annual Exhibition
" exhibits works by
upcoming NY artists [through 10/31].


Fraunces Tavern
Museum

54
Pearl St. (Broad St.), 425-1778.
"Washington
In Glory: America in Tears
" commemorates bicentennial of George Washington’s
death with memorabilia incl. paintings, etchings & jewelry [through 4/5].


The Frick Collection
1
E. 70th St. (5th Ave.), 288-0700.
"Constable’s
Salsibury Cathedral: Two Versions Reunited
" places two versions of
each John Constable painting next to each so one can examine his methods [through
12/31]. Internationally touring exhibit feat. more than 60 works by Antoine
Watteau, "Watteau & His World: French Drawing from 1700 to 1750"
[through 2/9]. Gallery tour led by curator Mary Anne Caton [Thurs. at 6].


Guggenheim
Museum

1071 5th
Ave. (betw. 88th & 89th Sts.), 423-3587.
"Guggenheim
Museum Day" celebrates Solomon R. Guggenheim’s 40th anniversary &
offers free admission, guided tours & film screenings [Thurs. 9-3 p.m.].
In collaboration with "Clemente," Craig Houser leads free guided tours
of exhibition he helped create [Fri. at 2]. "Clemente" exhibition
feat. more than 200 works from 1970 to present incl. oil & fresno paintings,
watercolor, pastel, sculpture & book illustration [through 1/9].


Guggenheim
Museum~SOHO

575 B’way
(betw. Houston & Prince Sts.,), 423-3500.
"Andy
Warhol: The Last Supper
" exhibits his take on Da Vinci’s work
through silkscreens & paintings [free through 2000].


Intrepid Sea
Air Space Museum

Pier 86,
W. 46th St. (12th Ave.), 245-0072
. "Defending
our Future
" exhibits machinery, statistics & Pentagon’s latest
project [through 1/99]. "Flying Machines: The Incredible Contraptions
that Conquered the Sky
" feat. reproductions of aircrafts & demonstrations
[through 3/00]. "Desert Storm Strike," "A-6 Cockpit Challenge"
& "Cold War/Berlin Wall Exhibit
" [permanent].


Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth
Ave. (92nd St.), 423-3271.
"The Changing
Face of Family
" documents the idea of Jewish family life through photography
[2/6]. "John Singer Sargent: Portraits of the Wertheimer Family"
marks the first time Sargent’s 12 paintings have hung together since they
were in the family’s London home nearly 70 years ago [through 2/6].


Lower East
Side Tenement Museum

90 Orchard
St. (Broome St.), 431-0233.
"Sitting Shiva:
The Rogarshevsky Family Apartment
," an interactive exhibit feat. home
of Jewish immigrant family from Lithuania in mourning [permanent]. "The
Gumpertz & Baldizzi Apartments
," restored to 1870 & 1935 (respectively)
specifications [permanent]. Tours incl. "19th-century Tenement,"
"The Confino Family Apartment," "The Streets Where
We Lived
" & "Hallowed Halls: A Hybrid Halloween."


Metropolitan
Museum of Art

1000 Fifth
Ave. (82nd.), 535-7710.
"Annenberg Collection
of Impressionist & Post-Impressionist Masterworks
" from 19th &
20th-century French artists [through 11/7]. "Costume & Character
in the Age of Ignres
" exhibits six decades of fashion [through 11/21].
"Rodin’s Monument to Victor Hugo" feat. nearly 20 sculptures
[through 1/2]. "The Artist as Collector: Masterpieces of Chinese Painting
from the C.C. Wang Family Collection
" [through 1/9]. 1920-1937 paintings
from the Berggruen Klee Collection exhibited in "Klee Paintings"
[through 2/2]. Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama shows his work in "Daido
Moriyama: Hunter
" exhibit [through 2/2]. "Egyptian Art in the
Age of the Pyramids
" is a loan exhibition which displays 250 works
from museums throughout the world [through 2/9]. "Carleton Watkins:
The Art of Perception
" displays over 150 prints of 19th-century American
landscape [through 2/9].


Museum of Chinese
in the Americas

70 Mulberry
St. (Bayard St.), 619-4785.
"Where Is
Home? Chinese in the Americas
," personal stories, photos, mementos
& poetry encased in a structure reminiscent of a glowing Chinese lantern
[permanent]. "Family Portraits" [permanent].


Museum of the
City of New York

5th Ave.
(103rd St.), 534-1672.
"Astor Place Riots:
Looking Back 150 Years
" [through 10/24]. "Heritage of Care"
traces history of American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals
through photographs, video clips & objects [through 11/28]. "Americanos:
Latino Life in the United States
" [through 1/2]. "The Century
in Times Square
," displayed through photographs from The New York
Times
[through 1/2000]. "Fashion on Stage: Couture for the Broadway
Theater, 1910-1955
" documents theater fashion during these times [through
2/27]. "New York Toy Stories" & "Andrew Jackson Head"
[permanent].


Museum of Modern
Art

11 W.
53rd St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 708-9400.
"Modern
Starts: People
," three part exhibit that will incl. "Places"
& "Things
" feat. works by modernists Duchamp, Léger,
Klee & Cézanne [through 3/14].


Museum of Television
& Radio

25 W.
52nd St. (5th Ave.), 621-6600
. Also see "Film
& Video." "The World Of Hanna-Barbera" film screenings
[through 11/7]. "Mad About the Boy: Noël Coward on Television"
film screenings [through 11/7]. "Where the Songs Come True"
screening of Dennis Potter’s original eight hour version of Pennies
From Heaven
[through 11/7]. "Rapid Eye Movement" 90 minute
screening feat. R.E.M. videos, live performances & exerts from various documentaries
[through 11/28]. "Fifth Annual Radio Festival" feat. live radio
broadcasts, performances & family activities [opens 10/25 through 11/5].
"Denk You Veddy Much: The Comedy of Andy Kaufman" screenings
incl. Andy’s Funhouse: The Andy Kaufman Special & segments from
his television work [through 12/19].


New York Hall
of Science

47-01
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 718-699-0005
. New
permanent exhibition, "Marvelous Molecules–The Secret of Life"
illustrates similar chemistry traits among living things–humans, amoebas
& cockroaches. "Le System Domobile" displays French architect,
Edward Grinberg’s plans of an electric car [through 11/21].


New York Historical
Society

2 W. 77th
St. (Central Pk. W.), 873-0509.
"Building
History
" traces migration from 1804 to present day Central Park West
[through 10/24]. "Glimmers of the Past" exhibits silver collections
[through 12/5]. "Putting it on Paper," exhibits 200 years of
American drawings & watercolors by artists that were influenced by or lived
in New York [through 1/00]. "The Italians in New York: Five Centuries
of Struggle & Achievement
" [through 2/20]. "$24: The Legendary
Deal for Manhattan
" examines the myth of Manhattan’s origin [through
3/9]. "Masterworks of 19th-century American Painting" feat.
nearly 50 oil paintings by such artists as William Sydney Mount, Thomas Cole
& Asher B. Durand [permanent]. "Kid City" [permanent].


Newseum/Ny
580 Madison
Ave. (betw. 56th & 57th Sts.), 317-7596.
Eighty
vintage photographs exhibited in "Vanity Fair & the Birth
of the Modern Age: Portraits, 1914-1936
" [through 1/3]. "The
Century in Times Sq.
" exhibit accompanies a book which represents Times
Sq. through photographs [through 2/00]. Photographer Michael Light displays
70 photographs from NASA’s Apollo vaults in "Full Moon"
[through 2/5]. Gallery talk, "They Called Him Lucky: A Radio Drama"
on Charles Lindbegh’s 1927 flight feat. readings by Russell Horton &
Marian Seldes [Fri. at 6:30].


P.S.1
22-25
Jackson Ave. (46th Ave.), L.I. City, 718-784-2084.
"Sol
Lewitt: Concrete Block
" feat. Lewitt’s minimal & conceptual
drawings, wooden models & sculptures [through 1/2]. "On Your Own
Time
," works by international artists who explore the passing of time
[through 1/2]. "Minimalia: An Italian Vision in 20th-century Art"
explores minimalist art by Italian artists [through 1/2].


Whitney Musuem
Of American Art

945 Madison
Ave. (75th St.), 570-3600.
"The American
Century: Art & Culture 1950-2000
," part two of series feat. photography,
painting, sculpture, film & video & music by Elvis & Ella Fitzgerald
[through 2/13].


Yeshiva University
Museum

2520 Amsterdam
Ave. (185th St.). 960-5390.
"From Aleph
to Tav: Collecting at the Turn of the Century
" feat. textiles, photographs,
artwork & purchases from past ten years [through 12/30]. "My Father’s
Pawnshop
" exhibits Maxine Yalovitz-Blankenship’s life as a Southern
Jew depicted on oil paintings. "Varieties of Religious Experience"
feat. Yves Mozelsio’s photographs of Jewish people at work incl. a clown
& FBI Spanish translator. "Tree of Life: Sculpture by Rafael David
Sucari, Corsoba, Argentina
." "First Fruits" feat.
students’ works from the Ulpanat B’nei Akiva School of Art, Music
& Communication in Tetach Tikva, Israel.


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