Monthly archives of “April 2017

Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960 at Whitney Museum of American Art, Opens April 28, 2017

“Focusing on works made from 1900 to 1960, Where We Are traces how artists have approached the relationships, institutions, and activities that shape our lives. Drawn entirely from the Whitney’s holdings, the exhibition is organized around five themes: family and community, work, home, the spiritual, and the nation. During… Read More

New-York Historical Society’s New Fourth Floor: Center for Women’s History, Gallery of Tiffany Lamps, and Permanent Collection, opens April 29, 2017

“The New-York Historical Society’s transformed fourth floor features a custom-designed glass gallery showcasing the Museum’s preeminent collection of Tiffany lamps; the groundbreaking new Center for Women’s History, the first of its kind in a U.S. museum; and a reimagined installation of historical artifacts from the… Read More

Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, through May 7, 2017

“‘Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait’—the National Portrait Gallery’s first exhibition entirely devoted to media art—offers a new interpretation of the work of the pioneering video artist as a career-long experimentation with portraiture. Since the early 1970s, Viola has been recognized for his groundbreaking and masterful use of video technologies, creating poetic works that… Read More

Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, April 7 – August 27, 2017

Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection features more than 100 extraordinary examples of luxury cigarette and vanity cases, compacts, clocks and other objects. The collection, personal gifts from Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan (1933–2003) to his wife, Catherine… Read More

Outcasts: Women in the Wilderness at Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, through July 9, 2017 and Wave Hill Sunroom Project Space Installation by Borinquen Gallo, through May 21, 2017

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “Women have long been treated and portrayed as outcasts, pushed to the fringes of societal order. Throughout the world, women are encouraged to remain silent and obedient or suffer terrible consequences. Combating imposed and constricted perceptions of gender, artists in Outcasts… Read More