From the mid-1950s through the 1960s, Tokyo transformed itself from the capital of a war-torn nation into an international center for arts, culture, and commerce, becoming home to some of the most important art being made at the time.
New York artists James Juthstrom and Kwan Lau dedicated themselves to the creation of art through intensive solitary effort seen as a spiritual pursuit. The resulting aesthetic is introspective yet universal, using personal interpretations of the elemental shape of the circle and primary colors.
The second of the two-part annual exhibition "Illustrators 55" will be held at the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators from January 30 through March 2, 2013. The exhibit features works by leading contemporary illustrators worldwide, selected by a prestigious jury of professionals.
Fri, Feb 15, 2013, 6:00 pm - Sat, Mar 02, 2013, 7:00 pm
This exhibition is made possible by the generous support of the Institute of Modern Russia and its President, Mr. Pavel Khodorkovsky. All proceeds from the exhibition to benefit the Institute of Modern Russia and its programs.
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Sun, Sep 09, 2012 - Sun, Mar 03, 2013
Each year Socrates Sculpture Park selects artists to produce outdoor artworks within the Park. Reflective of our time, these artists are making public sculptures that are subtly mysterious, visually compelling, and, at times, provocative. The economy, spirituality, Americana, language, and our built/natural world are subjects explored in this presentation of ...
"Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off" looks at the first 50 years of video games through the lens of "Spacewar!," the first digital video game, its development, and the culture from which it sprang. In addition to a model of the original gaming computer, the exhibition presents 20 playable video games.
The Bloodbank is the cultural incubator space for community participation connected to the exhibition "How Much Do I Owe You?" The space is open through March to various local community events such as a blood drive, film screenings, workshops, cultural events and performances.
The ice skating season is even longer this season at Bryant Park, where the free rink Citi Pond forms the park's centerpiece. The rink is a generous size—170 x 100 feet—and hosts skating shows and special events.
The fourth in a series of exhibitions curated by the renowned Tibetan scholar David Jackson, The Place of Provenance: Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting explores the four distinctive provincial artistic styles of Tibet as well as those of Bhutan, Mongolia, and Qing-dynasty China. Although provincial styles are crucial to identifying ...