The 100-year anniversary of the 1913 New York Armory Show on February 17th brings new light to the history of modern art in this country and to the creation of MoMA. The exhibition's goal was to bring before the public art "usually neglected by current shows."
The women we look up to in the arts -- from New York City Ballet's Wendy Whelan soaring above the stage at Lincoln Center to action hero Elizabeth Streb scaling a building in London -- have their own inspiring heroines, some famous and others less known.
Shouldn't the most authoritative of our cultural institutions, certainly those renown globally, be so sensitive as to represent the history of international art with the like mindedness of diplomats to mitigating the injuries historically wrought by political and cultural colonizations?
What do you get when you combine classical and popular music, American and international musicians, opera with cabaret chamber music and rock? These are just some of the combinations you'll find at the Ecstatic Music Festival.
Pasolini became world renowned in 1964 with the opening of his film about Jesus: The Gospel According to Matthew. It was reviewed in Life magazine, at that time America's major weekly picture magazine.
For the 50 million of us who stood in the path of Sandy and the rest who watched its devastation, isn't it time to ask our leaders how we can avoid a future where Frankenstorms like Sandy become the new normal?
That Potter's work deals with changing identity makes it perfect viewing during those transitional periods in one's life. It's comforting to know that Potter's films are here to make those transitions with me.
While spending a Sunday afternoon browsing the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, I stumbled upon the most interesting and satisfying exhibit of the day: a performance picnic.
On the one hand, contemporary art history is about the expansion of the site of art from being between one artist and his audience to being about collaboration. On the other hand, ironically, it's about a narrow focus on individuals.
Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room is the title of documentary premiering September 5 at MOMA in New York. This fascinating and ultimately heartbreaking work tells the story of a childhood spent working like an adult.