Posts Tagged ‘The Jewish Museum’

Celebrating Two Lesser-Knowns of Expressionism

Written by Val Castronovo on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit

The Jewish Museum celebrates their “synergy” with a new show This fall, the Jewish Museum casts a spotlight on Lee Krasner (1908-1984) and Norman Lewis (1909-1979), two lesser-known artists from the abstract expressionist period, in an exquisite show of some 40 works that runs until February 1, 2015. Titled “From the Margins: Lee Krasner/Norman Lewis, [&hellip
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The Sad Art of Missing Out

Written by Christopher Moore on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

chrismoor In NYC, crossing things off your cultural to-do list isn’t easy On July 16, I decided to go to an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York, so I went online to get additional information. One particularly compelling detail emerged: the exhibition had closed July 15. I missed it. It’s a familiar [&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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Iconic Ambassadors

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

Kehinde Wiley’s Cross-Cultural Pageant Kehinde Wiley uses deliberately flamboyant colors. Loud as hip-hop music and just as assertive are the grand claims Wiley makes for the subjects he paints: Young men of, yes, color stand out among the traditional, time-muted tints of the ancient and holy fabrics that frame them in the exhibition The World [&hellip
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