Monthly archives of “October 2016

The First Jewish Americans: Freedom and Culture in the New World at New-York Historical Society & Museum,
 October 28, 2016 – February 26, 2017

“In New Mexico several decades ago, some descendants of the earliest Spanish settlers shared their observations with researchers about distinct rituals practiced by parents and grandparents that differed from those of their fellow Catholics. Why, they had long wondered, did they light candles on Friday… Read More

Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism at Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1910-1950, October 25, 2016 – January 8, 2017

Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950 explores the rich and fascinating story of a period of remarkable change. It is the most comprehensive exhibition of Mexican modernism to be seen in the United States in more than seven decades and features an extraordinary range of images, from portable murals… Read More

Beverly Buchanan—Ruins and Rituals at Brooklyn Museum, October 21, 2016 – March 5, 2017

“Through incisive considerations of site, history, biography, and portraiture, Beverly Buchanan (1940–2015) produced landmark bodies of work, including cast concrete and mixed-media sculptures, drawings and books, and evocative paintings and photographs. The Brooklyn Museum presents the most comprehensive exhibition of Buchanan’s work to date through… Read More

Philippe Parreno: My Room Is Another Fish Bowl at Brooklyn Museum, through November 20, 2016

“The Brooklyn Museum presents a participatory, immersive installation by French artist Philippe Parreno. Approximately 150 colorful fish-shaped Mylar balloons will float at various heights and move gently through the glass-enclosed Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion in response to human interaction and climatic changes. This elegant and… Read More

Klimt and the Women of Vienna’s Golden Age, 1900-1918 at Neue Galerie New York, through January 16, 2017

“Klimt and the Women of Vienna’s Golden Age, 1900-1918 examines the artist’s sensual portraits of women as the embodiment of fin-de-siècle Vienna. The exhibition includes approximately 12 paintings, 40 drawings, 40 works of decorative art, and vintage photographs of Klimt, drawn from public and private collections worldwide. Central to the exhibition… Read More