Philip Johnson News

Symphony Space to Present VIRGIL THOMSON & FRIENDS AT THE CHELSEA HOTEL, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

As a highlight of its 2014 Spring Festival, 'Sleeping Around: the Cultural Lives of New York's Hotels,' Symphony Space presents Virgil Thomson and Friends at the Chelsea Hotel on Thursday, May 8, at 7:30 pm, in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia. (more...)

MoMA Names Martino Stierli as Chief Curator of Architecture and Design
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Glenn D. Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art, announced today the appointment of Martino Stierli as The Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design. Mr. Stierli is currently the Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Institute of Art History of the University of Zurich, where he teaches the history of modern architecture. In his new role, he will oversee Department of Architecture and Design's wide-ranging program of special exhibitions, installations from the collection, and acquisitions. He succeeds Barry Bergdoll, who stepped down in 2013 to become the Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University, and who remains a part-time curator at MoMA. Mr. Stierli's appointment begins in March 2015. (more...)

MoMA and MoMA PS1's 2014 Youth Architects Program to Open 6/27 in the Courtyard
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Hy-Fi, the winning project of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1's 2014 Young Architects Program, opens on June 27 in the MoMA PS1 courtyard. A circular tower of organic and reflective bricks that uses biological technologies combined with cutting-edge computation and engineering, the structure is made of biodegradable material and was created through a new method of bio-design conceived by its designer, David Benjamin of the New York-based architects The Living. It will remain on view through September 7. (more...)

New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala Features Sufjan Stevens, CAROUSEL and Kristen Bell Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

New York City Ballet hosts its 2014 Spring Gala tonight, May 8 at 7pm, featuring a special one-time-only program designed by NYCB's Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins to pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the opening of the New York State Theater (now the David H. Koch Theater) at Lincoln Center, as well as celebrate its future with a World Premiere ballet by choreographer Justin Peck and composer Sufjan Stevens. (more...)

Tim Page Joins VIRGIL THOMSON AND FRIENDS AT THE CHELSEA HOTEL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

As a highlight of its 2014 Spring Festival, 'Sleeping Around: the Cultural Lives of New York's Hotels,' Symphony Space presents Virgil Thomson and Friends at the Chelsea Hotel tonight, May 8 (7:30 pm) in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia. (more...)

VIRGIL THOMSON AND FRIENDS AT THE CHELSEA HOTEL Comes to Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

As a highlight of its 2014 Spring Festival, 'Sleeping Around: the Cultural Lives of New York's Hotels,' Symphony Space presents Virgil Thomson and Friends at the Chelsea Hotel tonight, May 8 (7:30 pm) in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia. (more...)

Fog Sculptor Makes First NYC Public Appearance at Japan Society, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

According to Glass House Director Henry Urbach, Philip Johnson's iconic masterpiece offers 'the dream of transparency, an architecture that vanishes.' Beginning in May, this 'vanishing architecture' will itself disappear every hour on the hour under an ephemeral atmospheric veil conjured by renowned artist Fujiko Nakaya. (more...)

Queens Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of 1964 World's Fair with Tours of New York State Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

NYC Parks' Queens Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski today joined Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Assemblywoman Margaret Markey and National Trust for Historic Preservation board member Paul Goldberger to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening ceremony of the 1964-65 World's Fair and announce that Flushing Meadows Corona Park's New York State Pavilion, one of the most iconic remnants of the 1964 World's Fair, has been named as one of the Trust's "National Treasures." The National Treasures program recognizes historically, culturally and architecturally important sites to raise awareness and funding for their preservation. The Pavilion is one of only 44 sites in the country to bear this designation. (more...)

Tim Page Joins VIRGIL THOMSON AND FRIENDS AT THE CHELSEA HOTEL, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

As a highlight of its 2014 Spring Festival, 'Sleeping Around: the Cultural Lives of New York's Hotels,' Symphony Space presents Virgil Thomson and Friends at the Chelsea Hotel on Thursday, May 8 (7:30 pm) in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia. (more...)

New York City Ballet Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Lincoln Center with Spring Gala on 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

New York City Ballet announced today that its 2014 Spring Gala on Thursday, May 8 at 7pm will feature a special one-time-only program designed by NYCB's Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins to pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the opening of the New York State Theater (now the David H. Koch Theater) at Lincoln Center, as well as celebrate its future with a World Premiere ballet by choreographer Justin Peck and composer Sufjan Stevens. (more...)

VWGoA Supports t'Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963-2010' in MoMA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

NEW YORK, NY and WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - Volkswagen Group of America (more...)

VIRGIL THOMSON AND FRIENDS AT THE CHELSEA HOTEL Comes to Symphony Space, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

As a highlight of its 2014 Spring Festival, 'Sleeping Around: the Cultural Lives of New York's Hotels,' Symphony Space presents Virgil Thomson and Friends at the Chelsea Hotel on Thursday, May 8 (7:30 pm) in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia. (more...)

Scoop: MIND GAMES on ABC - Tonight, March 11, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on MIND GAMES, airing on ABC tonight, March 11, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: MIND GAMES on ABC - Tuesday, March 11, 2014
by - Feb 27, 2014

Get all the scoop on MIND GAMES, airing on ABC on Tuesday, March 11, 2014! (more...)

President Obama Appoints Four Arts Leaders to Administration Posts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Today, President Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key Administration posts: Stephanie Cutter - Member, President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities; Caroline "Kim" Taylor - Member, President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities; Margaret Russell - General Trustee, Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; Mary Menell Zients - Chair, President's Commission on White House Fellowships. (more...)

Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art Presents COME HERE ARCHITEKT, THE HIGHWAY MEN and More in 2013-14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art Presents COME HERE ARCHITEKT, THE HIGHWAY MEN, & More. (more...)

MoMA Presents Large Scale Le Corbusier Exhibit, Now Through 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

MoMA is the only U.S. venue for the exhibition, which will travel to Fundació “la Caixa” in Madrid (April 1–June 29, 2014), and to Fundació “la Caixa” in Barcelona (July 15–October 19, 2014). (more...)

EXPO 1: NEW YORK Explores Ecological Challenges of Early 21st Century at MoMA PS1
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2013

EXPO 1: New York, an exploration of ecological challenges in the context of the economic and socio-political instability of the early 21st century opens at MoMA PS1, The Museum of Modern Art, and Rockaway Beach. Acting in the guise of a festival-as-institution, EXPO 1: New York imagines a contemporary art museum dedicated to ecological concerns, presenting a simultaneity of modules, interventions, solo projects, and group exhibitions including a school, a colony, a cinema, a geodesic dome, Rain Room, and more. EXPO 1: New York is made possible by a partnership with Volkswagen Group of America. Rain Room is on view at MoMA, courtesy of RH, Restoration Hardware. (more...)

Featured Art Exhibition: 'New Work Miami 2013' at Miami Art Museum
by BWW Features - Apr 30, 2013

This week, we feature the currently running exhibit 'New Work Miami 2013' on view at the Miami Art Museum through June 2, 2013. (more...)

New York City Ballet Announces 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

New York City Ballet's 2013-14 Season at Lincoln Center will feature performances of 50 ballets in celebration of New York City Ballet's 50th anniversary at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, which has been the Company's home since the New York State Theater (now the David H. Koch Theater) opened in April of 1964. (more...)

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