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May 11 Thu Noon Molly Barnes at Roger Smith presents Elizabeth Sadoff

Art Consultant Artist An insider talk about life in marketing art in the modern era where millions of dollars from Russian launderers or Chinese nouveau super riche might otherwise drown out the once ruling early stage of young buyers forming … Continue reading

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May 10 Wed 6-8pm Writing, Publishing, and Reviewing Books About Science 28 Cooper Square 7th Fl Commons NYU Arthur Carter Inst

Truthtelling Mentors An occasion which marked the distinction of NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute in serving up key insiders to inform ingenues of the reality underpinning their dreams, with the NYTimes apparently lone science daily reviewer (did we understand … Continue reading

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May 9 Tues Met: Renowned Collection of American Indian Art from Fenimore Art Museum at Gallery 359 (May 9 Tues- Oct 8 Sun)

A selection of 38 superb works of art created by Native North American artists will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning May 9 Tues. Drawn from the more than 870 pieces assembled by philanthropists Eugene and … Continue reading

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May 8 Mon Frick The Pursuit of Immortality: Masterpieces from the Scher Collection of Portrait Medals

Small scale art The high end of numismatics will be on show at the Frick, a rare opportunity to see exquisitely formed portraits and biographical scenes stamped into an inch of metal by European masters of the craft. THE PURSUIT … Continue reading

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Apr 28-30 Fri-Sun WFMU Record Fair

Retrieving Culture Annual chance for music lovers to recapture irreplaceable moments in pop, jazz and classical music history by buying the recordings made at the time the way they were meant to be heard – on living, breathing vinyl! The … Continue reading

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Apr 21 Fri-22 Sat Evidence: An Interdisciplinary Conversation about Knowing and Certainty Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 103

Bad Evidence Convicts Many In a conference offering a rich trove of academic treasure for seekers of truths about how data can be used and misused in the new information society, the Saturday keynote by evidence scholar Jennifer Mnookin stood … Continue reading

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Apr 20 Thu The Pathological Optimist 2017 Manhattan Film Festival The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal St. NY

Whistleblowing in medicine, and its penalties The latest development in the ongoing battle to get the media to cover Andrew Wakefield accurately and free him of the discrediting perpetrated on him by quasi-journalist Brian Deer (who used to attack the … Continue reading

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Apr 20 Thu 6-8pm Self Taught Art from Latin America and the Caribbean Sidney Mishkin Gallery Baruch College 135 East 22 St (Apr 21-May 13)

Exquisitely unschooled The Mishkin Gallery of Baruch adds to its list of unusual shows by hanging some small but often dazzling works by supposedly primitive artists from Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, and Venezuela, who have escaped … Continue reading

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Apr 17, Mon 10 am–noon Met Irving Penn Centennial (Apr 24-Jul or Oct 30)

Owning the camera A momentous show of Irving Penn’s work in all major aspects organized by Jeff L. Rosenheim for the first time at the Met, which has long collected and twice before shown the striking and remarkable photography of … Continue reading

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Apr 13 Thu 10 a.m.–noon Met Peder Balke: Painter of Northern Light (Apr 10 thru Jul 9)

First U.S. Exhibition Devoted to Visionary 19th-Century Norwegian Artist Peder Balke Opens at The Met on April 10 Exhibition Dates: April 10–July 9, 2017 Exhibition Location: The Met Fifth Avenue European Paintings, 2nd Floor, Gallery 624 Press Viewing: Thursday, April … Continue reading

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Apr 13 Thu Met Introduces Adrian Villar Rojas’ Theater of Disappearance on Rooftop

Disappearing categories Competing successfully with the glorious view of faraway Manhattan skyscrapers over the treetops of Central Park, the Theater of Disappearance installation on the Met’s Roof Garden patio. initiated by Sheena Wagstaff and curated by the English born Beatrice … Continue reading

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Apr 11 Tue Met Unites Caravaggio’s Last Two Paintings

Contact: Mary Flanagan, Ann Bailis communications@metmuseum.org; T 212 570 3951 The Met Reunites Caravaggio’s Last Two Paintings in Exhibition Opening on April 11 Exhibition Dates: April 11–July 9, 2017 Exhibition Location: The Met Fifth Avenue European Paintings, 2nd Floor, Gallery … Continue reading

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April 4 Thu 6-7.30 NYAM Lady Mary’s (Wortley Montagu) Legacy: Vaccine Advocacy from the Turkish Embassy Letters to Video Games – Talk by Lisa Rosner, Distinguished Professor of History, Stockton University

NYAM event uncovers vaccine dissent in audience Vaccine historian maps way in which paradigm was sold To her as well as us, apparently! Vaccine advocate Historian Lisa Rosner’s talk at that castle of established medical practice, The New York Academy … Continue reading

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Apr 1 Sat 6-8pm Kuwait: A Desert on Fire Book Signing st Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 1100 Madison Avenue (at 83rd Street)

Planet in the camera Sebastian Selgado from Brazil and Paris is one of the greatest photographers at work today, perhaps because he invests his heart and soul in his photographs of the planet and the way humanity treats it, producing … Continue reading

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Mar 27 Mon 7pm Book Culture Panel on Academic Publishing at 112th St

Book Culture celebrates 20 years! This week marks our 20th year in business at 536 W. 112th St. Come celebrate our birthday with us! We’re kicking off the week on Monday, March 27th at 7pm with a panel discussion on … Continue reading

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