Date of Birth: June 12, 1892 (126)
Birth Place: Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, USA
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ISCM Mid-Atlantic Presents SMALL IS BEAUTIFULISCM Mid-Atlantic Presents SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

ISCM Mid-Atlantic & Marsyas Productions Present Small is Beautiful, featuring Microtones & Micro-ensembles: Bodies Electric - e-guitar quartet, Vox n Plux - soprano Elizabeth Farnum & her two guitarists, Bowers-Fader Duo - mezzo Jessica Bowers & guitarist Oren Fader, and Sheer Pluck - guitar orchestra (more...)

New Perspectives Theatre Company in association with the New School for Drama presents A BATTLE OF WITSNew Perspectives Theatre Company in association with the New School for Drama presents A BATTLE OF WITS
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

On Her Shoulders is pleased to present staged readings of four short plays by Djuna Barnes, directed by Melissa Attebery on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Doors open at 6:30pm. The Play in Context, which situates the script in its historical time and place, kicks off the evening at 6:45pm with an Introduction by dramaturg Jess Holman. Admission is by Donation. Running time, including a post-performance Q&A is approximately 100 minutes. The performance is at The New School, Starr Foundation Hall, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003. R.S.V.P. to OHS@gmail.com. (more...)

Hauser & Wirth Presents US Debut of New Works By Roni Horn, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Beginning 27 April 2017, Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present the US debut of four new bodies of work by acclaimed American artist Roni Horn. The exhibition features the photographic opus 'The Selected Gifts (1974 2015)', a collection of 67 photographs documenting the history of gifts the artist received over a period of 41 years. Also on view are two new bodies of works on paper, The Dog's Chorus (2016) shown here for the first time and Th Rose Prblm (2015), as well as the new glass sculptures 'Water Double, v. 1' and 'Water Double, v. 3' (both 2013 2015). Although materially divergent, these works all derive from longstanding questions and themes that have propelled Horn's practice and her ongoing poetic study of the protean nature of identity, meaning, and perception. (more...)

JACK Quartet, Miranda Cuckson, Vox n Plux and More Perform World Premieres at The Italian Academy TonightJACK Quartet, Miranda Cuckson, Vox n Plux and More Perform World Premieres at The Italian Academy Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

The Italian Academy hosts the inaugural concert of *The Stefan Wolpe Fund featuring world premieres and works by Charles Wuorinen, Jonathan Dawe, Matthew Greenbaum and William Anderson tonight, October 30th at 8pm. Also on the program, a New York premiere for string sextet by Charles Wuorinen. Featured artists: JACK Quartet, pianist Steven Beck, Vox n Plux, violist Miranda Cuckson and cellist Jay Campbell. This concert was produced by Zaidee Parkinson and Alanna Maharajh Stone with generous support from *The Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music. (more...)

JACK Quartet, Miranda Cuckson, Vox n Plux and More to Perform World Premieres at The Italian Academy, 10/30JACK Quartet, Miranda Cuckson, Vox n Plux and More to Perform World Premieres at The Italian Academy, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Italian Academy hosts the inaugural concert of *The Stefan Wolpe Fund featuring world premieres and works by Charles Wuorinen, Jonathan Dawe, Matthew Greenbaum and William Anderson on Thursday, October 30th at 8pm. Also on the program, a New York premiere for string sextet by Charles Wuorinen. Featured artists: JACK Quartet, pianist Steven Beck, Vox n Plux, violist Miranda Cuckson and cellist Jay Campbell. This concert was produced by Zaidee Parkinson and Alanna Maharajh Stone with generous support from *The Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Presents Newspaper Fiction 1/20-10/28Brooklyn Museum Presents Newspaper Fiction 1/20-10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

Newspaper Fiction: The New York Journalism of Djuna Barnes, 1913-1919, an exhibition of 45 objects including drawings, works on paper, documentary photographs, and stories in newsprint by the celebrated writer and early twentieth-century advocate for women's rights Djuna Barnes (American, 1892-1982), will be presented in the Herstory Gallery of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art from January 20 through October 28, 2012. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Offers Public Programs in May and JuneBrooklyn Museum Offers Public Programs in May and June
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012

During May and June the Brooklyn Museum will present a wide array of public programs for adults, teens, families, and kids including art-making classes and workshops; talks and tours; Thursdays @ 7, a series of engaging adult programs that takes place every Thursday evening; and the return of the Audiophile concert series. (more...)

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center to Celebrate Fifth AnniversaryElizabeth A. Sackler Center to Celebrate Fifth Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2012

With a mission to present feminist art and explore its meaning and influence, the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art is the only public space of its kind in the United States, and it celebrates its fifth anniversary in March with a wide range of public program and events. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Presents Newspaper Fiction 1/20-10/28Brooklyn Museum Presents Newspaper Fiction 1/20-10/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2011

Newspaper Fiction: The New York Journalism of Djuna Barnes, 1913-1919, an exhibition of 45 objects including drawings, works on paper, documentary photographs, and stories in newsprint by the celebrated writer and early twentieth-century advocate for women's rights Djuna Barnes (American, 1892-1982), will be presented in the Herstory Gallery of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art from January 20 through October 28, 2012. (more...)

THE CLEAN HOUSE Comes To ICT, Opens 8/27THE CLEAN HOUSE Comes To ICT, Opens 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2010

A housekeeper who hates cleaning prefers trying to dream up the funniest joke in the world, even though she's convinced it might kill her. (more...)

THE CLEAN HOUSE Comes To ICT, Opens 8/27THE CLEAN HOUSE Comes To ICT, Opens 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2010

A housekeeper who hates cleaning prefers trying to dream up the funniest joke in the world, even though she's convinced it might kill her. (more...)

100 YEARS OF QUEER THEATRE Begins October 28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2008

Eastenders Repertory Company presents its Seventh Annual Festival of Short Works, a co-production with Theatre Rhinoceros. (more...)

WHAT OF THE NIGHT Starring Jane Alexander Begins Previews March 16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2005

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director, John G. Schultz, Executive Director), is proud to announce its third production of the 2004-2005 season: WHAT OF THE NIGHT, an American premiere based on the writings of Djuna Barnes, created for the stage by Jane Alexander, Noreen Tomassi, Birgitta Trommler, directed and choreographed by Ms. Trommler, and starring Ms. Alexander (The Great White Hope; Kramer vs. Kramer; Testament; The Sisters Rosenzweig). The production marks Trommler's New York directorial debut. (more...)