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Toronto Biennial Of Art Announces Preliminary List Of Artists, Partners, And Sponsors Photo Toronto Biennial Of Art Announces Preliminary List Of Artists, Partners, And Sponsors For 2021
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

The Toronto Biennial of Art (the Biennial) today announced an initial selection of Canadian and international artists for the second edition of the city-wide event on view September 25 through December 5, 2021.

Photo Flash: MAD BALL 2020 Honoring Judy Chicago Featured Mx Justin Vivian Bond, Rosa Photo Photo Flash: MAD BALL 2020 Honoring Judy Chicago Featured Mx Justin Vivian Bond, Rosanne Cash and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

Judy Chicago burst into tears when crowned during MAD Ball 2020. 'I have gotten a number of awards, and this tops them all. What is most meaningful to me is to help MAD because my goal always has been to make a contribution. I have a long history with MAD.'

MAD BALL 2020 Honoring Judy Chicago to Feature Mx Justin Vivian Bond and Rosanne Cash Photo MAD BALL 2020 Honoring Judy Chicago to Feature Mx Justin Vivian Bond and Rosanne Cash
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will hold its annual MAD BALL on October 15th, 2020, a virtual benefit, honoring Judy Chicago for her unparalleled contributions to the fields of art, craft, and design.

Arusha Gallery and Richard Saltoun Present BODILY OBJECTS Photo Arusha Gallery and Richard Saltoun Present BODILY OBJECTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

A partnership has been announced between two internationally renowned galleries, Edinburgh based Arusha Gallery and London based Richard Saltoun.

Samantha Bee to Host Benefit Reading of SPARE RIB On January 22nd; Kathleen Chalfant  Photo Samantha Bee to Host Benefit Reading of SPARE RIB On January 22nd; Kathleen Chalfant and Purva Bedi to Star
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020

Rally for a benefit reading of Winter Miller's play, Spare Rib and celebrate with a birthday party for Roe v. Wade's 47th and the centennial of women's suffrage.

Felix LA Art Fair Announces Special Projects For 2020 Edition Photo Felix LA Art Fair Announces Special Projects For 2020 Edition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Felix LA is proud to announce its first-ever Curator of Special Projects, William J. Simmons, who will organize the on-site projects and programming for the fair's second edition, taking place this February 13-16, 2020. Simmons, who received his BA in art history and LGBTQ studies at Harvard University, will highlight themes of gender, queerness, and feminism for Felix LA 2020.

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Celebrates Women Artists All Year Photo Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Celebrates Women Artists All Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) unveils its first yearlong collection show, featuring all women artists. The exhibition includes a section of rotational highlights and a gallery dedicated to rarely shown installation-based works. 'Unapologetic: All Women, All Year' will be on view February 15, 2020 - January 31, 2021.

'Pushing Paper: Contemporary Drawing From 1970 To Now' Comes to the British Museum Photo 'Pushing Paper: Contemporary Drawing From 1970 To Now' Comes to the British Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

For the first time, the British Museum has co-curated an exhibition with partner museums from around the UK to display and then tour contemporary artworks from its Prints and Drawings collection. Pushing paper: contemporary drawing from 1970 to now will illustrate how artists experiment with the power of paper to express their ideas, pushing the medium in new directions. It will highlight the breadth and quality of the Museum's collection of modern art, as well as its global scope. The exhibition of 56 works will showcase the astonishing diversity of contemporary drawing over the last fifty years, with graphic work by artists such as David Hockney, Rachel Whiteread, Sol LeWitt, Anish Kapoor, Tracey Emin and Grayson Perry, as well as exciting works by emerging artists like Hamid Sulaiman and Rachel Duckhouse. Many of these pieces will be on public display for the first time, including work by Gwen Hardie, Jonathan Callan and Jan Vanriet.

Toronto Biennial Of Art Announces Featured Artists For Inaugural Event Photo Toronto Biennial Of Art Announces Featured Artists For Inaugural Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

Today the Toronto Biennial of Art (the Biennial) announced the participation of 33 more Canadian, Indigenous, and international artists, collaborators and collectives presenting work at its inaugural event from September 21 to December 1, 2019. Co-curated by Candice Hopkins and Tairone Bastien, the free, 72-day event will include 20 new commissions and more than 100 works installed across 10 sites on or near Toronto's waterfront.

Four Short Operas Based On The Stonewall Riots Come to Shubert Theatre at NYU Photo Four Short Operas Based On The Stonewall Riots Come to Shubert Theatre at NYU
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

Four half-hour long mini-operas inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a watershed moment in LGBTQ civil rights, will have their world premiere at NYU's Shubert Theatre on May 18, 2019 and within the modern-day Stonewall Inn itself on May 19 and 20. The mini-opera performances will conclude NYU's Stonewall at 50 Series, a collection of panels, performances, events, and discussions commemorating the riots and their legacy.

INTERPRETATIONS Series Continues 30th Anniversary Season March 14th Photo INTERPRETATIONS Series Continues 30th Anniversary Season March 14th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

On Thursday, March 14th, 2019, at 8pm, the fifth concert of the 2018-2019 Interpretations series' Thirtieth Anniversary Season presents striking music sets from both vocalist and composer Joan La Barbara, and mixed-instrumentation group Ensemble Metrix, led by violinist Tom Chiu. Held at Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY

New York Live Arts Hosts a Feminist Dinner Party Installation Photo New York Live Arts Hosts a Feminist Dinner Party Installation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

New York Live Arts (Live Arts) to present premier performance installation Dinner Party: 1960-2000s by Liliana Dirks-Goodman, March 10, 2019. Celebrating Women's History Month, the event explores feminist history and community building through the act of sharing a meal.

Opening Next Week At Nina Johnson: 'Jim Drain: Zapf Dingbats' And 'Of Purism' Photo Opening Next Week At Nina Johnson: 'Jim Drain: Zapf Dingbats' And 'Of Purism'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Johnson Gallery is proud to present Zapf Dingbats, an exhibition of new works by Jim Drain, opening with a public reception on December 3, 2018, and remaining on view until January 5th. The exhibition will comprise sculptures, drawings, and wallpaper, furthering Drain's explorations of disparate materials, as well as the history of assemblage, in order to emphasize the liberating potential of intuitive making. These works, which obliquely or explicitly engage the history of utopianism, come at a dark time in American history, and yet, they suggest something brighter, more inclusive. 

VIDEO: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and More are Interviewed in Netflix's FEMINISTS: WHAT  Photo VIDEO: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and More are Interviewed in Netflix's FEMINISTS: WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2018

Netflix has released the trailer for Feminists: What Were They Thinking?

Major Surveys Of Judy Chicago And Larry Bell To Open At ICA Miami This Fall Photo Major Surveys Of Judy Chicago And Larry Bell To Open At ICA Miami This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

This fall, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) will present two major solo career-spanning surveys of Judy Chicago and Larry Bell, highlighting the range and depth of each artist's practice beyond the artistic movements they are each associated with. Featuring iconic installations as well as rarely seen bodies of work, these exhibitions culminate ICA Miami's 2018 season in its new home.

BWW Review: DINNER Now Being Served at NYU's Opera Lab and American Opera Projects Photo BWW Review: DINNER Now Being Served at NYU's Opera Lab and American Opera Projects
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 2, 2018

What's left to say about Judy Chicago's "The Dinner Party"--that milestone of 20th century feminist art now on permanent display at the Brooklyn Museum--that hasn't already been said? Actually, quite a bit, according to the students from the Opera Lab of NYU Tisch Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program (GMTWP), who have taken a handful of the pieces and used them--and the work as a whole--as inspiration for a series of short operas, under the guidance of the Lab's co-directors, Randall Eng and Sam Helfrich.

New York City Opera at Bryant Park Continues with MADAMA BUTTERFLY Photo New York City Opera at Bryant Park Continues with MADAMA BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

The New York City Opera series at Bryant Park Picnics continues with this hour-long presentation of highlights from Giacomo Puccini's classic opera, Madama Butterfly. Offered to the New York public free-of-charge, this presentation is a perfect introduction to opera for newcomers of any age.

NYU Tisch, the Brooklyn Museum, and American Opera Projects to Present Feminist Mini- Photo NYU Tisch, the Brooklyn Museum, and American Opera Projects to Present Feminist Mini-Operas
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

The Dinner Party Operas, a showcase of eleven original mini-operas inspired by Judy Chicago's iconic feminist installation The Dinner Party, a multi-media work housed in the Brooklyn Museum, will be presented this May in New York City by the NYU Tisch Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program (GMTWP), the Brooklyn Museum, the NYU Tisch Department of Design for Stage & Film and American Opera Projects (AOP). Six of the operas will be performed on Wednesday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m. at NYU Tisch's GMTWP Black Box Theatre, located in Manhattan at 715 Broadway, between Washington and Waverly places, on the second floor. The remaining five operas will be performed on Sunday, May 27 at 2:00 p.m. at the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium at the Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238. Each under 15-minutes long, the operas were written and composed by students in the NYU Tisch GMTWP Opera Lab and will be performed by professional opera singers with piano accompaniment. The Dinner Party Operas is free with advance registration (May 23) or museum admission (May 27) and open to the public. To reserve tickets for the May 23 performance at NYU, email [email protected] Complete info at www.aopopera.org.

MAD Presents Groundbreaking Feminist Collage Paintings of Miriam Schapiro Photo MAD Presents Groundbreaking Feminist Collage Paintings of Miriam Schapiro
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

From March 22 to September 9, 2018, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents Surface/Depth: The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro, an exhibition that showcases twenty-nine collage paintings by the pioneering feminist artist Miriam Schapiro in conversation with twenty-eight works by nine contemporary artists: Sanford Biggers, Josh Blackwell, Edie Fake, Jeffrey Gibson, Judy Ledgerwood, Jodie Mack, Sara Rahbar, Ruth Root, and Jasmin Sian. Bringing into focus the key, but unheralded, role Schapiro played in the reframing of craft and decoration in the American art world, this juxtaposition of historic and contemporary work highlights ways in which the decorative continues to be utilized as a critical tool in art today.

New York Opera Alliance Announces the Third Annual New York Opera Fest Performance Sc Photo New York Opera Alliance Announces the Third Annual New York Opera Fest Performance Schedule
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

New York Opera Alliance (NYOA), a consortium of New York opera companies and producers, presents the third annual New York Opera Fest (nyoperafest.com), a two-month celebration of opera on an unprecedented scale that takes place throughout May and June, with over 20 New York City-based companies large and small, putting on over 30 events in venues around the city, including World Premiere performances of 12 new works.

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