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Jonathan Sandlofer at Molly Barnes Talks of and Reads From His ‘Widower’s Notebook’

An artist retrieves his life after tragedy Starting with the sudden death of his wife in his arms in just ten minutes on a day when she had no symptoms of sickness after outpatient surgery on her knee the day … Continue reading

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Mar 27 Thu Doug Sheer of ATOA Presents At Molly Barnes

Douglas Sheer started his talk panel for artists on art in 1975 in a small gallery with an audience of 70 because the abstract expressionists had descended into alchoholism or worse, and the new wave of media buffeted modernists seemed … Continue reading

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Mar 3 Sun 3pm Handel’s Saul Oratorio sung by Canterbury Chorus at the Church of the Heavenly Rest 90th and Fifth

On a perfect day for staying in the soaring confines of the Heavenly Rest to listen to one of Handel’s finest Oratorios the Canterbury Choral Society returned to a wonderful work it last visited in 2000, with 30 singers still … Continue reading

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Superb Show at Frick – Extraordinarily Lifelike Portraits by Renaissance Painter Giovanni Battista Moroni – The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture (Feb 21 Thu to Jun 2 Sun 2019)

FRICK PRESENTS RARE SHOW OF MORONI, RENAISSANCE PAINTER OF THE RICH AS BOTH ROBED AND REAL One of the more astonishing shows the Frick has mounted in recent years, this wide selection of the works of the till recently lesser … Continue reading

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Jan 11 Fri Molly Barnes Presents Mark Seliger Top Magazine Cover Photographer

Mark Seliger is an extraordinary portrait photographer. He will show recent portraits of Obama, Hillary Clinton, Tom Wolfe, Leonard DeCaprio, and the Dalai Lama. He will introduce his new book Mark Seliger Portraits (Abrams) He is also an Alfred Eisenstadt … Continue reading

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Jan 10 Thu Molly Barnes Presents Composer Roger Trefousse and his Artist Portraits in the Roger Smith Penthouse

Blowing into town every couple of months from the other coast where she still runs a gallery which featured many of the pioneers of art in the sixties, Molly Barnes likes to present a leading light of the art world … Continue reading

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Dec 23-31 Wall to Wall Bach on WKCR in New York City from Columbia 89.9 FM

Listeners listen up! At the other end of the artistic spectrum from the silly but ultimately dangerous idiocy in the Oval Office, and the endless repetition and parsing of it on the news, New Yorkers and the rest of the … Continue reading

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Dec 4 5.30-8pm Tues UN Movie – A Call for Peace – UN Ecosoc, Premiere Showing, How Colombia Almost Ended 50 Year FARC War

Giving Peace a Chance A remarkable film account of how the government led by President Santos of Columbia managed to negotiate the end of a fifty year war with the FARC and thus finally achieve peace for the entire Western … Continue reading

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Nov 12 – Mar 31 Whitney Mounts Massive Andy Warhol Show – From A to B and Back Again

(Whitney) Few American artists are as ever-present and instantly recognizable as Andy Warhol (1928–1987). Through his carefully cultivated persona and willingness to experiment with non-traditional art-making techniques, Warhol understood the growing power of images in contemporary life and helped to … Continue reading

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Nov 11 Sun 4pm Canterbury Choral Sings Lost Masterpiece by Adriano Ariani, Oratorio di San Francesco, First Performance in 100 Years

Musical treasure restored The audience which filled the acoustically calm Church of the Heavenly Rest in the afternoon of November 20 Sunday knew they were headed for a rare privilege, to hear the first public performance of a lost masterwork … Continue reading

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