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Sep 15 Fri 9am-11am Rodin at The Met to Honor Centennial of His Death with Museum’s Historic Collection (Open Sep 16 Sun to Jan 15 Mon)

On the centenary of the death of Auguste Rodin (1840–1917), The Metropolitan Museum of Art will celebrate its historic collection of the artist’s work in Rodin at The Met, opening September 16, 2017. Nearly 50 marbles, bronzes, plasters, and terracottas … Continue reading

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Sep 12 2-4pm Tue (Talk 3pm) Breuer Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950–1980

Delirious times demand delirious art, or so this exhibition will propose. The years between 1950 and 1980 were beset by upheaval. Around the globe, military conflict proliferated and social and political unrest flared. Disenchantment with an oppressive rationalism mounted, as … Continue reading

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Sep 12 Tue 11.30 am-1.30 pm Felicity Huffman and Power Your Potential on Being Human Takes Guts at Park Lounge at Gansevoort, 420 Park Ave South at 29th

Being Human Takes Guts. Join Emmy-nominated actress in Desperate Housewives & American Crime Emmy-winning actress Felicity Huffman and other inspiring women at the Power Your Potential luncheon to talk about being gutsy at every stage in life. Learn facts about … Continue reading

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Jul 28 Fri Noon Molly Barnes Presents Bruce Richards

Review: Sporadic humor by Bruce Richards, provocateur by Sharon Mizota http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-bruce-richards-at-jack-rutberg-fine-arts-20141013-story.html Bruce Richards’ humorous observations take form at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts I like an art world in-joke as much as the next aesthete, and Bruce Richards’ brand of humor … Continue reading

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Jul 27 Thu Molly Barnes Presents Linda Stein

(Brooklyn Musueum) Linda Stein is a sculptor living and working in Manhattan and East Hampton, New York. Her work has been permeated by the concept of protection for the past three decades. The body of work created in this period … Continue reading

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Jul 24 Met 10am-noon Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter of the Baroque

Cristóbal de Villalpando (ca. 1649–1714), the leading painter in the 1680s in viceregal Mexico, was also one of the most innovative and accomplished artists in the entire Spanish world. The magnificent centerpiece of the exhibition Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter … Continue reading

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Jul 20 Thu Met Breuer Exhibition Illuminating the Career of Italian Architect and Designer Ettore Sottsass (Jul 21 Fri–Oct 8 Sun)

Ettore Sottsass: Design Radical A seminal figure in 20th-century design, the Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass (1917–2007) created a vast body of work, the result of an exceptionally productive career that spanned more than six decades. The exhibition at … Continue reading

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Jul 12 Wed-13 Thu CE Week-Showstoppers-GetgeekedNY at The Metropolitan Pavilion 125 W 18 St

CE Week 2017 – What’s in store … Once again this year, CE Week has partnered with getgeeked New York and ShowStoppers to create the tech industry’s only “B2E” (business-to-everyone) event. Participating companies can set up once at the Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Jun 25 Sun-27 Tues Summer Fancy Food Show Largest Yet, With Classics New and Old, Italy in Lead

Taste cornucopia One of the great celebrations of summer in NYC is the Fancy Food Show, where if the weather is fine the attendees are well dressed and an upbeat party mood prevails as for example this year when 180,000 … Continue reading

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Jun 20 Tues 8pm Sparkling Polish Gem at Soho International Film Fest: The Eccentrics (On the Sunny Side of the Street)

Freedom through music An unobtrusive comedy much better than the simple description in the Soho International Film Festival program at Village East Cinema at 2nd Ave and 12th st, The Eccentrics: On the Sunny Side of the Street is an … Continue reading

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Jun 14 Wed 6-8pm Susan Eley Art Beyond the Ban: Contemporary Iranian Art Here

Iranian Art Here Many of the 200,000 Iranians in the region arrived at Susan Eley’s increasingly prominent brownstone gallery on West 90 last evening and they networked with a gusto that filled the spaces of her two up-one-flight rooms and … Continue reading

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Jun 13 Tue 4pm-7pm 120 Park Avenue Bloomberg’s Government’s “Building the Economy of the Future: Central Europe in a Post-Brexit World

Hungary charms investors Hungary in the person of Budapest architecture professor Erno Rubik came up with the most famous technotoy of all time in 1974, since when 350 million plus copies of the impossible Cube have been sold, and the … Continue reading

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Jun 12 Mon 10am-Noon Met – Bamboo Art of Japan, Abbey Collection, The Sackler Wing Galleries (Jun 13-Feb 4 18)

Bamboo art and time Fast growing, enduring, and pliable when treated bamboo is the preferred food of pandas who live on its shoots, part of the daily life of East Asia for two millennia (the Chinese and Japanese characters for … Continue reading

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Jun 7 Wed 7.30pm HBO’s VICE presents “Taking Back Iraq & Lost Generation” with New America NYC and discussion between “Lost Generation” editor Joe Langford and producer David McDougall, hosted by correspondents Aris Roussinos and Isobel Yeung at Lincoln Center David Rubenstein Atrium Bway 62/63

Bullseye shorts make even makers cry On the huge screen in the David Rubenstein Atrium two shorts on Iraq offered with thunderous sound track brief but arrow-penetrating glimpses of the on-the-ground reality of Iraq, first with Taking Back Iraq dynamic … Continue reading

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Jun 2 Fri-4th Sun Massive Resistance – CUNY Left Forum at John Jay College

Join us for Left Forum, 2017 (June 2nd – 4th) at John Jay College in New York City. John Jay College of Criminal Justice 899 10th Avenue. Now in its 13th year, Left Forum has grown into one the largest … Continue reading

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