The Jewish Museum Launches New Audio Tours Featuring A Range Of PerspectivesThe Jewish Museum Launches New Audio Tours Featuring A Range Of Perspectives
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019

The Jewish Museum has launched new audio tours that will illuminate works of art from the Museum's collection, highlight a range of perspectives, and provide an engaging experience for visitors of all backgrounds. Tours feature the voices of contemporary artists Maira Kalman, Isaac Mizrahi, Arlene Shechet, and Kehinde Wiley; curators and rabbis discussing Jewish traditions and rituals through ceremonial objects; students talking about art; verbal descriptions for visitors who are blind or have low vision; and a podcast-style conversation between artists Ross Bleckner and Deborah Kass discussing their work in the context of Jewish identity and LGBTQ+ history. (more...)

Performance Space Gala to Honor Eileen Miles and Award Anna Deavere SmithPerformance Space Gala to Honor Eileen Miles and Award Anna Deavere Smith
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Amidst Performance Space New York's exhilarating first series of interdisciplinary works under the new leadership of Executive Artistic Director Jenny Schlenzka, the organization's 2018 gala will celebrate game-changing and iconic figures from the arts sector (April 14). (more...)

SCENES FROM THE COLLECTION Opens Sunday at The Jewish MuseumSCENES FROM THE COLLECTION Opens Sunday at The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

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Photo Flash: Beth Dixon, Polly Draper, Mandy Patinkin, Tony Shalhoub and More Celebrate 20TH CENTURY BLUES Opening Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Beth Dixon, Polly Draper, Mandy Patinkin, Tony Shalhoub and More Celebrate 20TH CENTURY BLUES Opening Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

The New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (MY LEFT BREAST), directed by two-time OBIE Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Emily Mann (HAVING OUR SAY, ANNA IN THE TROPICS), just opened lat night, November 26, for a run through Sunday, January 28, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Jewish Museum Reveals Annual End-of-Year List
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

The Jewish Museum in New York City presents the third annual JM26, a thought-provoking and entertaining list of 26 events, people, and ideas that made a mark in 2015. From Jon Stewart's farewell to late night and James Franco's epic bar mitzvah celebration to trends in food, fashion, and art, JM26 items range from pop culture trends to geopolitical events and from whimsical to provocative - providing a diverse look at 21st century global Jewish experience.  (more...)

The Met Museum Launches Fourth Season of THE ARTIST PROJECT, Online Video Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

The fourth season of The Artist Project, the online video series created by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, launched today-Monday, December 7. Each episode in the series features an artist who discusses an individual work of art or gallery at the Met that sparks his or her imagination. The series will be presented in six seasons of 20 episodes each. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum of Art to Launch New Web Video Series, THE ARTIST PROJECT, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

(New York, March 25, 2015)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the launch of a new online video series, The Artist Project, in which 100 artists respond to works from The Met's vast collection, which spans more than five millennia and cultures throughout the world. (more...)

COME TOGETHER: SURVIVING SANDY, YEAR 1 Exhibition Set for Now thru 12/15 at Industry City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2013

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and celebrate the resiliency of New York City's arts community, which was hit especially hard by the storm, the Dedalus Foundation and Industry City present a nearly 100,000-square-foot exhibition, including more than 300 artists, titled Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1, on view today, October 20 through December 15, 2013. The exhibition is curated by artist, writer, and publisher of The Brooklyn Rail, and independent curator, Phong Bui, who previously served as a curatorial advisor to MoMA PS1. (more...)

Dedalus Foundation & Industry City's Hurricane Sandy Exhibit Opens 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and celebrate the resiliency of New York City's arts community, which was hit especially hard by the storm, the Dedalus Foundation and Industry City present a nearly 100,000-square-foot exhibition, including more than 300 artists, titled Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1, on view October 20 through December 15, 2013. The exhibition is curated by artist, writer, and publisher of The Brooklyn Rail, and independent curator, Phong Bui, who previously served as a curatorial advisor to MoMA PS1. (more...)

COME TOGETHER: SURVIVING SANDY, YEAR 1 Exhibition Set for 10/20-12/15 at Industry City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and celebrate the resiliency of New York City's arts community, which was hit especially hard by the storm, the Dedalus Foundation and Industry City present a nearly 100,000-square-foot exhibition, including more than 300 artists, titled Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1, on view October 20 through December 15, 2013. The exhibition is curated by artist, writer, and publisher of The Brooklyn Rail, and independent curator, Phong Bui, who previously served as a curatorial advisor to MoMA PS1. (more...)

artnet Auctions Presents Text Me: Art and Language
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

artnet Auctions is proud to announce Text Me: Art and Language, a curated auction of over 50 works by leading contemporary artists, including Ed Ruscha, Robert Indiana, Deborah Kass, Jenny Holzer, Glenn Ligon, Barbara Kruger, and Richard Prince. (more...)

Met Museum's Regarding Warhol Exhibition Begins 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2012

For decades, critics have observed that Andy Warhol's influence is dominant in contemporary art, but as of yet no exhibition has explored its full nature or extent. Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the first major exhibition to do so through approximately 45 works by Warhol alongside 100 works by some 60 other artists. This innovative presentation, structured in five thematic sections, juxtaposes prime examples of Warhol's paintings, sculpture, and films with those by other artists who in key ways reinterpret, respond, or react to his groundbreaking work. The exhibition shows the dialogue and conversation between works of art and artists across generations. (more...)

Queer/Art/Mentorship Program Launches in NYC
by Randy Rice - Oct 31, 2011

Filmmaker Ira Sachs and Lily Binns have recently launched Queer/Art/Mentorship, a program that supports emerging queer working artists in New York City. (more...)

Abramovic, Armstrong, Baker & Prose Honored Capitale, NYC 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2011

On April 15, 2011, BOMB Magazine will celebrate 30 years of independent publishing and programming with its biggest Gala & Silent Auction yet, at Capitale in New York City. (more...)

The Jewish Museum Hosts Gallery Talks For Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2010

A series of afternoon gallery talks by artists featured in The Jewish Museum's new exhibition, Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism, including Judy Chicago, Deborah Kass, Joyce Kozloff, Robert Kushner, and Mira Schor, will be offered at the Museum in October and early November. (more...)

The Jewish Museum Announces Exhibits And Events For Fall And Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2010

NEW EXHIBITION HOUDINI: ART AND MAGIC October 29, 2010 through March 27, 2011 (more...)

The Jewish Museum Hosts Gallery Talks For Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2010

A series of afternoon gallery talks by artists featured in The Jewish Museum's new exhibition, Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism, including Judy Chicago, Deborah Kass, Joyce Kozloff, Robert Kushner, and Mira Schor, will be offered at the Museum in October and early November. (more...)

The Jewish Museum Hosts Gallery Talks For Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2010

A series of afternoon gallery talks by artists featured in The Jewish Museum's new exhibition, Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism, including Judy Chicago, Deborah Kass, Joyce Kozloff, Robert Kushner, and Mira Schor, will be offered at the Museum in October and early November. (more...)

Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism Opens at The Jewish Museum 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2010

Feminist challenges to creative and institutional limits have been widely influential in art since the 1960s, with the emergence of the women's art movement in the United States. The Jewish Museum will present Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism, an exhibition exploring the impact of feminism on contemporary painting, from September 12, 2010 through January 30, 2011. (more...)

Jewish Museum Presents 'Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism,' 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2010

In conjunction with its new exhibition, Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism, The Jewish Museum is presenting two series of related daytime programs. Afternoon gallery talks by artists featured in the exhibition, including Judy Chicago, Deborah Kass, Joyce Kozloff, Robert Kushner, and Mira Schor are scheduled in October and early November. Dr. Nanette Salomon will deliver three lectures on women artists from the Renaissance to the present on October 4, 11 and 18. (more...)

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