Monthly archives of “January 2019

Akari: Sculpture by Other Means and Akari Unfolded: A Collection by YMER&MALTA at The Noguchi Museum, through April 14, 2019

“Akari: Sculpture by Other Means occupies the Museum’s second-floor galleries, with three distinct areas that together explore the versatility, impact, and flexibility of Noguchi’s exquisite paper-bamboo-and-wire lanterns. Including more than 100 Akari, representing about forty individual models, the exhibition allows visitors to experience the ways… Read More

Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, January 25 – July 10, 2019 and July 24, 2019 – January 5, 2020

“A yearlong exhibition conceived in two sequential parts honoring the groundbreaking work and sustained legacy of Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989), one of the most critically acclaimed yet controversial American artists of the late twentieth century. Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now is on view in the museum’s Mapplethorpe Gallery on… Read More

French Book Arts: Manuscripts, Books, Bindings, Prints, and Documents, 12th–21st Century at The Grolier Club, through February 2, 2019

“The Grolier Club unveiled its reconstructed state-of-the-art Exhibition Hall, capping a total renovation of the public spaces in the century-old building. To mark the occasion, The Grolier Club mounted the celebratory exhibition French Book Arts: Manuscripts, Books, Bindings, Prints, and Documents, 12th–21st Century. The approximately 90 works are… Read More

AES+F Reimagine Giacomo Puccini’s Opera Turandot at Teatro Massimo, Palermo, January 19 – 27, 2019 and at Teatro Comunale, Bologna, May 2019

The Russian multidisciplinary artist collective AES+F, together with Italian director Fabio Cherstich, have conceptualized a bold new reimagining of Giacomo Puccini’s opera Turandot. In Turandot , AES+F’s visual language is transposed to the vocabulary of theater, with the artists creating an innovative stage design, including large-scale video installations,… Read More

Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts at The Museum of Modern Art through February 18, 2019 and at MoMA PS1 through February 25, 2019

“The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 present the first comprehensive retrospective in 25 years devoted to the work of American artist Bruce Nauman (b. 1941). Co-organized by The Museum of Modern Art and Laurenz Foundation, Schaulager Basel, Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts  draws upon the rich holdings… Read More