All posts filed under “Museums

Central Park Conservancy Unveils Design To Build New Pool And Rink And Complete The Restoration Of The Park’s North End. Construction will begin in spring 2021

“Central Park Conservancy unveils designs for a transformative project that will create a beautiful new recreational facility seamlessly integrated into the landscape around the Harlem Meer. The project will repair the damaged landscape, improve the ecology of the north end, and re-establish long-severed connections to one of the… Read More

Xiaoze Xie: Objects of Evidence at Asia Society Museum, September 10, 2019 – January 5, 2020

“Asia Society presents an exhibition of paintings, installation, photography, and video by Xiaoze Xie (b. 1966 in Guangdong Province, China) tracing the history of banned books in China and exploring the subjectivity of censorship in relation to the shifting nature of sociopolitical and religious ideologies. Born on the cusp of the Cultural Revolution, Xiaoze Xie experienced the… Read More

The World of Anna Sui at Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), September 12, 2019 – February 23, 2020

“The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents a major retrospective of the iconic American fashion designer Anna Sui. Opening during New York Fashion Week, the exhibition features seventy-five looks from the designer’s archive—from the groundbreaking inaugural fashion show of 1991 to her Spring 2019 collection—and illuminates Sui’s creative… Read More

Kate Crawford | Trevor Paglen: Training Humans at Osservatorio Fondazione Prada, September 12, 2019 – February 24, 2020

“’Training Humans’” is the first major photography exhibition devoted to training images: the collections of photos used by scientists to train artificial intelligence (AI) systems how to ‘see’ and categorize the world. In this exhibition, Crawford and Paglen reveal the evolution of training image sets from the 1960s… Read More

Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere at New-York Historical Society, September 6, 2019 – January 12, 2020

“The New-York Historical Society explores the life and accomplishments of Paul Revere (1735–1818), the Revolutionary War patriot immortalized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 1861 poem, ‘Paul Revere’s Ride.’ Paul Revere separates fact from fiction, revealing Revere as a complex, multifaceted figure at the intersection of America’s social, economic,… Read More

Verdi: Creating Otello and Falstaff—Highlights from the Ricordi Archive at The Morgan Library & Museum September 6, 2019 – January 5, 2020

“After Aida in 1871, except for occasional projects, Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901), Italy’s pre-eminent composer, retired from opera at the age of 58. This, however, did not prevent constant pleas from his publisher and future librettist for the maestro to return to the operatic stage. Reluctantly… Read More