Posts Tagged ‘moma’

Tapped In

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

NeighborhoodChatter Kellner Sues Mayor & City Over MTS Opponents of the East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station (MTS) have thrown up what could be their best-chance roadblock against the project. Assembly Member Micah Kellner announced that he has filed a lawsuit against Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council in the state Supreme Court on the [&hellip
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Taryn Simon’s Daunting Portraits at the MoMA

Written by Marsha McCreadie on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Museums, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

  Taryn Simon’s gotcha pics guilt the art world by Marsha McCreadie One is always suspicious of an exhibit where you have to strain to “get it” by going to the wall text, then to the images, then back to the text, and so on. Such is the case with A Living Man Declared Dead [&hellip
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Summer Guide to Music

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Healthy Manhattan, Music, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

Summer Stage RANDALL’s ISLAND Governors Ball This year’s version of the now-regular outdoor festival moves from its previous home on Governors Island to Randall’s Island but retains a strong lineup. Saturday has a dancey, up-tempo set of acts, including Passion Pit, Chromeo, James Murphy and indie rap stalwarts Atmosphere. Sunday slows things down with guitar soundtrack maestros [&hellip
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Summer Guide: Museum Exhibits

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Museums, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, West Side Spirit

The Museum for the City of New York Strike Pickets UPPER EAST SIDE Bellini, Titian and Lotto Some of the great masters from the Northern Italian Renaissance are taking up residence at The Met this summer while their home, the Accademia Carrara in Bergamo, Italy, undergoes renovations. Works by Bellini, Titian, Lotto and Vincenzo Foppa, who lived and worked between Venice, Milan and Bergamo during [&hellip
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Viollard Confidential: Master of Intimism Gets Intense

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, West Side Spirit

Vouilard By Mario Naves Long gone, I hope, are the days when the French painter Édouard Vuillard (1868-1940) was pooh-poohed as being insufficiently radical or, if you prefer, overly bourgeois—as if art steeped in domesticity and comfort somehow precluded pictorial innovation. If Édouard Vuillard: A Painter and His Muses, 1890-1940, an exhibition at the Jewish Museum, [&hellip
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Shake That Body: Vital Parts Rearranged at MoMA

Written by City Arts on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

by Marsha McCreadie A show to give you nightmares and rip through your subconscious, Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration at MoMA is not so much about decay as rearrangement. The slight misnomer of the title hints at the gothic quality of the 90 paintings, drawings, images, pen-and-inks—you name it—by artists as disparate and wide-ranging as [&hellip
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Atget’s Documents

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film

Eugene Atget Photographed Reality and Surreality by Marsha McCreadie The title tells it all: “Documents pour artistes” is the name of the show, but was also the name of Eugene Atget’s shop in Paris. The French photographer (1857 to 1927) insisted his photographs—all 8,500 of them—were merely documents for sale to craftspeople, and then, as [&hellip
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A Deluxe Act: Gallagher connects the dots at MoMA

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit, Editorial, Museums, News Our Town, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Ellen Gallagher, DeLuxe, 2004–05. © 2012 Ellen Gallagher and Two Palms Press. by Melissa Stern   Museum exhibitions curated by artists are always an interesting journey into the artist’s brain. Sometimes we find out things we really didn’t want to know, like a hidden passion for paintings of big-eyed children or a love of the color beige. Sometimes, however, we get to peer deeply into the artist’s mind and actually connect the dots of [&hellip
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