“Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950–2019 foregrounds how visual artists have explored the materials, methods, and strategies of craft, beginning with works made after World War II when many artists embraced fiber arts and ceramics to challenge the dominance of traditional painting and sculpture. Over… Read More
“The boundary-bursting artist Jason Moran (b. 1975) grounds his practice in the composition of jazz, bridging the visual and performing arts through spellbinding stagecraft. Heralded as one of the country’s leading jazz innovators, Moran transmutes his personal experience of the world into dynamic musical compositions… Read More
“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
Baruch Performing Arts Center presented Aaron Diehl Trio Virtuoso at Play on Thursday, March 28, 2019 as part of the Milt Hinton Jazz Perspectives Series. The trio, with Aaron Diehl, piano, Aaron Kimmel, drums, and David Wong, bass, performed music from Space, Time, Continuum. This is Diehl’s second album and… Read More
“The third and final phase of the nearly three-year project to renovate and reinterpret The Met’s André Mertens Galleries for Musical Instruments is now complete and the newest gallery opened to the public on February 15. The gallery includes over 250 musical instruments of various… Read More
Photographs by Corrado Serra. “Music is central to nearly all aspects of human endeavor and culture. Through the theme of the art of music, these galleries explore the artistry of music and instruments across 4,000 years of history and around the globe in the diverse… Read More
Images courtesy Museum of Modern Art
“Take Me Here by the Dishwasher: Memorial for a Marriage” (2011/2014) is a live performance, installation and video, and part of the exhibition “Ragnar Kjartansson: Me, My Mother, My Father and I” at New Museum.