Guggenheim Museum News

Excerpts of Broadway-Bound OSLO Set for 'Works & Process' Series at GuggenheimExcerpts of Broadway-Bound OSLO Set for 'Works & Process' Series at Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

On Monday, March 6, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with Oslo playwright J.T. Rogers and director Bartlett Sher prior to the play's Broadway premiere. Excerpts from the play will be performed by members of the cast. (more...)

Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Elliott Hundley, 2/10Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Elliott Hundley, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Elliott Hundley's intricate and immersive works evolve from his historical research on theater, literature, and film, emerging in this exhibition from an exploration of Antonin Artaud's enduringly imperative play 'There Is No More Firmament.' Written in the 1930s and set in an imagined year 2000, the script recounts a society's frenetic response to an imminent cataclysmic event. Replete with cacophonous sound, jarring light and fitful movement - a mesmerizing intimation of synesthetic experience - the text conveys a sense of anxiety and uncertainty. (more...)

Sylvan Winds Presents WINDS OF CHANGE In Chelsea, 2/16Sylvan Winds Presents WINDS OF CHANGE In Chelsea, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Sylvan Winds announce the second concert of the 2016-17 Season celebrating music, culture, and history. Performing in historic and notable New York City buildings and performance venues, the ensemble creates imaginative and informative programs that complement the environs of each space. (more...)

American Brass Quintet Releases Album of Commissioned WorksAmerican Brass Quintet Releases Album of Commissioned Works
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The distinguished American Brass Quintet releases their new recording, Perspectives, today on Summit Records. (more...)

Andro Wekua: 'A Dog's Fidelity': An Exhibition of New Paintings Opens 1/26 at Gladstone 64Andro Wekua: 'A Dog's Fidelity': An Exhibition of New Paintings Opens 1/26 at Gladstone 64
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Gladstone Gallery is pleased to present an installation of new paintings by Andro Wekua. Through a practice that includes film, sculpture, and collage, Wekua works in the ambiguous half-light of memory, fantasy, and history. He offers fragmented narratives, part objects, and doubled figures as meta-fictions of a self that skid against autobiographical and historical specificity. (more...)

Guggenheim Announces the World Premiere of Works & Process Rotunda Project: Michelle DorranceGuggenheim Announces the World Premiere of Works & Process Rotunda Project: Michelle Dorrance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

On Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6:30pm, 8pm and 9:30pm, Works & Process presents the first Works & Process Rotunda Project, a new initiative, commissioning site-specific residencies and performances for the iconic Guggenheim rotunda. (more...)

ICP Announces 2017 Infinity Award WinnersICP Announces 2017 Infinity Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The International Center of Photography (ICP), the world's leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, today announced the 2017 honorees of its annual Infinity Awards, widely considered the leading honor for excellence in the field. The 33rd annual ICP Infinity Awards will be held in New York City on the evening of Monday, April 24. (more...)

Excerpts from Off-Broadway's THE PROFANE Set for 'Works & Process' Series at GuggenheimExcerpts from Off-Broadway's THE PROFANE Set for 'Works & Process' Series at Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with playwright Zayd Dohrn and director Kip Fagan on the creation of The Profane. Members of the cast will perform excerpts from Dohrn's sharp and timely tale. (more...)

Broadway-Bound COME FROM AWAY Cast, Creative Team Set for Guggenheim Panel, Plus Performance!Broadway-Bound COME FROM AWAY Cast, Creative Team Set for Guggenheim Panel, Plus Performance!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

As previously announced, on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with Canadian writer duo Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Tony-nominated choreographer Kelly Devine, and Tony-nominated director Christopher Ashley on the creative process behind the new musical Come From Away, which will open on Broadway on March 12. Members of the cast will perform highlights from the show. (more...)

ROSS BLECKNER at Dallas ContemporaryROSS BLECKNER at Dallas Contemporary
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

ROSS BLECKNER is known for painting a spectrum of subjects - from pulsating lines in his resurrection of Op art in the 1980s to the magnified cellular structures of autoimmune diseases in the 1990s and newer contemplative works from the past few years. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces The Metropolitan Opera: RUSALKAWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Announces The Metropolitan Opera: RUSALKA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

On Monday, January 23, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim will host an interview led by general manager Peter Gelb with Maestro Mark Elder and director Mary Zimmerman. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces Washington National Opera: CHAMPIONWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Announces Washington National Opera: CHAMPION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

On Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents excerpts from Champion by five-time Grammy award-winning musician and playwright Terence Blanchard, who tells the true story of Emile Griffith in his haunting and visually stunning 'opera in jazz.' The work, which blew critics away when it premiered in 2013, explores the life of the closeted gay boxer whose knockout of a homophobic rival in the early 1960s let to unexpected tragedy. Washington National Opera Artistic Director Francesca Zambello will moderate a discussion with Blanchard, Deynce Graves and other members of the cast following performance excerpts. (more...)

Alexei Ratmansky's THE FAIRY'S KISS, Headed to Miami City Ballet, Set for Guggenheim's 'Works & Process' SeriesAlexei Ratmansky's THE FAIRY'S KISS, Headed to Miami City Ballet, Set for Guggenheim's 'Works & Process' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

On Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm and Monday, January 30, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky and excerpts of his ballet The Fairy's Kiss set to premiere at Miami City Ballet this winter. (more...)

Pontus Lidberg to Present Excerpts of New York City Ballet Piece at Guggenheim's Works & ProcessPontus Lidberg to Present Excerpts of New York City Ballet Piece at Guggenheim's Works & Process
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

On Sunday and Monday, January 8 and 9, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with acclaimed Swedish choreographer and filmmaker Pontus Lidberg and excerpts of his first-ever work for New York City Ballet. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow and MASS MoCA to Present Richard Move's XXYYJacob's Pillow and MASS MoCA to Present Richard Move's XXYY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Cultural partners Jacob's Pillow Dance and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) present a one-night-only work-in-progress showing of performing artist, choreographer, and TEDGlobal Oxford Fellow Richard Move's XXYY on January 20 at 8pm in MASS MoCA's Hunter Center. (more...)

Anne E. Moses Pens THE GRACIE GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITYAnne E. Moses Pens THE GRACIE GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Take in the sights, sounds and smells of New York City, seen from a unique perspective. Gracie, an English cocker spaniel, sniffs out the best the Big Apple has to offer and shares her impressions in a new children's and dog-lover's book released by Dog Ear Publishing. It's the third book in a series of Grace Guides. 'The Gracie Guide to New York City' takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the city's highlights from renowned buildings such as the Flat Iron Building, Chrysler Building, New York Public Library and Little Church Around the Corner to cultural destinations such as the Guggenheim Museum, Cloisters, Museum of Modern Art, Wall Street, the 9/11 Memorial and Lincoln Center. The Plaza Hotel (more than 100 years old) and its famous fictional resident Eloise are one of Gracie's favorites, as is the building that seems as if it's been named after her: Gracie Mansion, which housed several New York mayors after serving as an ice cream parlor, school and a museum. She also describes shopping, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Santa's arrival and Christmas at Rockefeller Center: all magical moments. 'Gracie's Guide' includes tips for getting along with doormen and friends at Madison Square Park's doggy playground, and she can't pass up a chance to recommend a few restaurants. Charming illustrations with plenty of personality - created by Anne E. Moses - capture the spirit of the city and its many attractions for young and old. Moses has lived in Switzerland, Italy, Greece and the United Kingdom. The author and illustrator was born in the United States, but she and her husband, Bill, who live in Athens, Greece, travel extensively with Gracie. Moses also wrote the companion books 'The Grace Guide to Good Manners for Proper Pooches' and 'The Grace Guide to Her Really Fun ABCs,' as well as the illustrated children's bedtime story 'Gatos Musikos: A Secret Told by the Moon.' Gracie, an English cocker spaniel, was born in Hungary. She loves to swim in the sea and go on adventures. She and Moses plan to pair up again to create other Gracie Guides featuring cities around the world. For additional information, please visit www.thegracieguides.com The Gracie Guide to New York City Anne E. Moses Dog Ear Publishing ISBN: 978-1-4575-5141-3 36 pages $13.95 US Available at Ingram, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and fine bookstores everywhere. About Dog Ear Publishing, LLC Dog Ear Publishing offers completely customized self-publishing services for independent authors. We provide cost-effective, fast, and highly profitable services to publish and distribute independently published books. Our book publishing and distribution services reach worldwide. Dog Ear authors retain all rights and complete creative control throughout the entire self-publishing process. Dog Ear Publishing reviews services and other book marketing services are available to connect great content with interested readers. Self-publishing services are available globally at www.dogearpublishing.net and from our offices in Indianapolis. Dog Ear Publishing - self-publishing that actually makes sense. (more...)

BWW Preview: Mazzoli-Vavrek WAVES Gets Second Break, at New York's Prototype Festival in JanuaryBWW Preview: Mazzoli-Vavrek WAVES Gets Second Break, at New York's Prototype Festival in January
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 27, 2016

For a new opera to have its second major showing less than four months after its premiere is unheard of—but then BREAKING THE WAVES, based on the Lars Von Trier film of the same name, isn't just any opera. This triumph by composer Missy Mazzoli, librettist Royce Vavrek, and direction by James Darrah—with a star-making turn by soprano Kiera Duffy in the central role of Bess—debuted at Opera Philadelphia last September and is having its New York premiere on January 6-9, 2017, over the first weekend of the Prototype Festival at NYU's Skirball Center. (more...)

Aga Khan Museum To Present REBEL, JESTER, MYSTIC, POET: CONTEMPORARY PERSIANS Beginning Feb. 4Aga Khan Museum To Present REBEL, JESTER, MYSTIC, POET: CONTEMPORARY PERSIANS Beginning Feb. 4
by Molly Tracy - Dec 25, 2016

Beginning February 4, 2017, a pioneering and insightful collection of post-revolution Iranian art will be presented for the first time at the Aga Khan Museum. Featuring works by 23 contemporary artists, the world-premiere exhibition Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians showcases the many identities of today's Iranians through 27 works selected from the private collection of Iranian-British financier and art collector Mohammed Afkhami. (more...)

Audience to Become Greek Chorus in Latin-Disco-Pop Variety Show LA MEDEA at BRICAudience to Become Greek Chorus in Latin-Disco-Pop Variety Show LA MEDEA at BRIC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

As part of the twelfth edition of PS122's Coil festival, BRIC, Dance Film Association, and Performance Space 122 presents the world premiere of La Medea, Yara Travieso's re-imagining of Euripides' violent tragedy into a dance-theater performance and feature film a la Latin-disco-pop variety show. (more...)

BWW Review: Stunning Phillips in Saariaho's Mesmerizing L'AMOUR DE LOIN at the MetBWW Review: Stunning Phillips in Saariaho's Mesmerizing L'AMOUR DE LOIN at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 19, 2016

On paper, it might seem that Kaija Saariaho's L'AMOUR DE LOIN (LOVE FROM AFAR), libretto by Amin Maalouf, couldn't possibly fill a stage the size of the Met's: three characters and a chorus that bobs in and out of the action. Yet, in action, this breathtaking, shimmering piece not only seems at home--particularly in the able hands of soprano Susanna Phillips and the Met orchestra under the  Finnish conductor Susanna Malkki in Robert Lepage's production--but it's hard to imagine hearing it any other way. (more...)

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