Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/15/2013 - 9/22/2013

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1) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/15/2013 - 9/22/2013 Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough Announces Retirement
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2013

Secretary Wayne Clough announced today he will retire from his position at the Smithsonian in October 2014 after having served more than six years as head of the Institution. Clough joined the Smithsonian in July 2008, succeeding Acting Secretary Cristian Samper. Before coming to the Smithsonian, Clough served as president of the Georgia Institute of Technology for 14 years. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/15/2013 - 9/22/2013 Columbia University to Adopt El Diario/La Prensa's Photo Archive, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2013

El Diario/La Prensa on its 100th Anniversary Celebration has partnered with Columbia University's Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER) and the Rare Books and Manuscripts Library to preserve over 5,000 of its archival photographs. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/15/2013 - 9/22/2013 BAM Kicks Off 34 Events in Opera, Theater, Music and Dance for 2013 Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2013

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy Of Music, presents the 2013 Next Wave Festival. The festival runs from today, September 17 through December 22 and comprises opera, theater, music, and dance productions in the institution's three mainstage venues: the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, the BAM Harvey Theater, and the BAM Richard B. Fisher Building. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/15/2013 - 9/22/2013 Chicago's EXPO ART WEEK Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2013

EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, in conjunction with Choose Chicago and Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events(DCASE), present EXPO ART WEEK, a citywide celebration of arts and culture with over 100 special events, institutions, museums, galleries, theaters and restaurants participating, Sept. 16 - 22, 2013. For an entire list of EXPO ART WEEK events including Chicago gallery openings, visitexpochicago.com/visitors/expo-art-week. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/15/2013 - 9/22/2013 Showtime to Present New Pop-Up Installation in NYC Inspired by MASTERS OF SEX
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2013

SHOWTIME is marking the premiere of its new original drama series MASTERS OF SEX with an innovative and interactive exhibition, open to the public daily in Manhattan's Openhouse Gallery from September 20 to September 29. This effort, a first of its kind for the network, offers visitors a unique look into the lives and groundbreaking work of human sexuality research team and real-life couple, Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson. In a live, bricks and mortar setting, SHOWTIME will propel interest, awareness and excitement for Masters and Johnson's pioneering work, which still has relevance today, by allowing audiences to see and experience elements of the series firsthand. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/15/2013 - 9/22/2013 threeASFOUR's MER KA BA Fashion Exhibit Opens at The Jewish Museum Today
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2013

Beginning today, September 15, 2013, the adventurous fashion collective threeASFOUR will present its latest project, MER KA BA, a multimedia installation fusing avant-garde couture, architecture, and video projections, at The Jewish Museum. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/15/2013 - 9/22/2013 Ann Curry Joins PHOTOVILLE Brooklyn Bridge Park Exhibition, Now thru 9/29
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2013

United Photo Industries announces programming for PHOTOVILLE, a free photographic village comprising over 45 shipping containers in Brooklyn Bridge Park, today, September 19-29, 2013. The event will feature over 40 exhibitions, 7 photo screenings, 30 talks, 20 workshops, community events -- ALL FREE -- plus a food and beer garden. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/15/2013 - 9/22/2013 PHOTOS: NYC Unveils Plans for Essex Crossing Project Including Andy Warhol Museum and More!
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2013

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today unveiled plans that will transform the largest stretch of undeveloped City-owned land in Manhattan below 96th Street into vibrant, mixed-use space in one of New York's most dynamic, diverse and historic neighborhoods. Nine sites located near the intersection of Essex Street and Delancey Street will become a 1.65-million-square-foot development anchored by 1,000 units of housing, half of which will be permanently affordable for low-, moderate-, and middle-income households and senior citizens. In addition, the project, to be called Essex Crossing, includes a 15,000-square-foot open space, a new and expanded Essex Street Market, a dual-generation school operated by the Educational Alliance, a community center run by Grand Street Settlement, a rooftop urban farm, the Andy Warhol Museum, 250,000 square feet of office space and a diverse mix of retail space. Seward Park will also become a hub of small-business incubation, with micro-retail spaces and creative and tech co-working and incubator space. The project represents $1.1 billion dollars of investment by Delancey Street Associates LLC, a joint venture comprised of L+M Development Partners, BFC Partners, and Taconic Investment Partners, and will create approximately 1,600 permanent jobs and 4,400 construction jobs…. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/15/2013 - 9/22/2013 The Jewish Museum Opens CHAGALL: LOVE, WAR, AND EXILE Exhibition Today
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2013

From today, September 15, 2013 through February 2, 2014, The Jewish Museum in New York will present Chagall: Love, War, and Exile which, for the first time in the U.S., explores a significant but neglected period in the artist's career, from the rise of fascism in the 1930s through 1948, years spent in Paris and then in exile in New York. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/15/2013 - 9/22/2013 New Museum & SESC to Present IDEAS CITY: Sao Paulo, 10/25-27
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2013

IDEAS CITY explores the future of cities around the globe with the belief that arts and culture are essential to the health of urban centers. Founded by the New Museum in 2011 with a core group of partners, IDEAS CITY is a major collaborative initiative converging hundreds of arts, education, and civic organizations. It is held every other year in New York alongside annual Global Conferences taking place in international cities. The second IDEAS CITY Global Conference will be held in São Paulo, Brazil, from October 25-27, 2013, and is organized in partnership with SESC São Paulo. (more...)





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