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Nov 13 Mon 10 am–noon Norwegian Edvard Munch Reassessed at Met Breuer (Nov 15-Feb 4)

Edvard Munch’s Career is Reassessed in Met Breuer Exhibition Exhibition Dates: November 15, 2017–February 4, 2018 Exhibition Location: The Met Breuer, Floor 3 Although Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863–1944) attained notoriety early in his career for his haunting depictions of … Continue reading

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Nov 6 Mon 10am–2pm Michelangelo, Divine Draftsman and Designer: Landmark Exhibition at Met (Nov 13 Mon, 2017–Feb 12 Mon, 2018)

How the Genius of Michelangelo Unfolded Curator Carmen Bernbach took eight years to put together this unique exposition of how this most celebrated artist of the physically and spiritually sublime put it all together in his extraordinary 88 years, attaining … Continue reading

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Nov 4 Sat 3-5pm Harney and Sons Present Tip Top Athleteas at SoHo house, 433 Broome St

Tea lovers gather at Harney’s to taste Athleteas for athletes, latest three of over 250 blends Harney’s in Soho is a rich resource for tea lovers, presenting for tasting, purchase or sit down enjoyment leaves from sources in India, China … Continue reading

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October 25 Wed-28 Sat Photoplus 2017 Javits

Smaller but higher quality show outpaces smartphone threat Fuji and Tamron win prizes and supporters Panasonic Lumix quietly outshines Nikon and Canon Largest Photography Conference and Expo in North America Photoplus 2017 is upon us and there is much to … Continue reading

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Oct 18 Wed-20 Fri AES New York 2017 143rd International Convention

Where ideals link ears Magnificent meet of minds interested in the quality of reproduced music and other sound in the service of which they resist the corruption induced by the Moore’s Law miniaturisation of user equipment such as smart phones … Continue reading

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Oct 14-15 Sat-Sun 12:00 – 6:00 pm William Engel 526 West 26St and others at Chelsea High Line Open Studios Weekend

Next weekend is the HIGH LINE OPEN STUDIOS, October 14-15, 2017, and supreme color painter William Engel will be participating at his studio #612 in 526 West 26 St. New York School of Interior Design teacher Engel’s work in acrylic … Continue reading

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Oct 14 Sat 2:30pm Helix Center “Fake” Knowledge: Knowing and the Illusion of Knowing

“Fake” Knowledge: Knowing and the Illusion of Knowing Saturday, October 14th, 2017 at 2:30pm A nomenclator was a slave whose duty was to accompanying his master in canvassing the streets of Classical Rome in order to recall the names of … Continue reading

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Oct 10 Tue 6pm-8.30pm Overseas Press Club Panel on Afghanistan Includes Journalist Jere Van Dyk Author of The Trade: My Journey into the Labyrinth of Political Kidnapping

Journalist and author Jere Van Dyk was kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2008, and could never shake the questions around his capture and subsequent release. In his new book, The Trade: My Journey into the Labyrinth of Political Kidnapping, Van Dyk … Continue reading

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Oct 2 Mon 10-12pm Met:Master Drawings by Leonardo, Dürer, Rembrandt, Goya, Ingres, Seurat, and Matisse (till January 7, 2018)

A rare, brief chance to see a historic selection of great artists’ drawings over the last seven centuries, the first time that such a historically representative selection has been made from the 750 sheets given the Met by the great … Continue reading

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Jamaica Tourist Board Pop Up On Canal Street

Jamaica is off the hurricane track, so drop into their pop up shop just off Canal street this week Thu thru Sun to sample Red Stripe Jamaican beer, light but pleasantly tasty since 1928, try some small Golden Krust local … Continue reading

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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)

A number of Rodin’s sublime sculptures have always been prominent in the walkway of the Met’s great second floor hall known as the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Sculpture Gallery, but now the walls of this great tall ceilinged promenade … 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 31 Mon World War I and the Visual Arts at Met Galleries 691-693, (July 31, 2017-January 7, 2018)

World War I and the Visual Arts Exhibition Dates: July 31, 2017-January 7, 2018 Exhibition Location: The Met Fifth Avenue, Galleries 691-693, The Charles Z. Offin Gallery, Karen B. Cohen Gallery, Harriette and Noel Levine Gallery Organized to commemorate the … 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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