Performing Histories are “Live” responses to the contexts of three exhibitions, highlighting various artistic methods of engaging with history: Performing Histories 1 & 2,
Inventing Abstraction 1910-1925, and Tokyo 1955-1970: A New Avant-Garde.
Don Giovanni is LoftOpera's premier performance. The LoftOpera team is a group of young creatives. We’re the people that are constantly striving to make great art, no matter the budget, no matter the pitfalls. Here are a couple of names from a much longer list of hardworking people.
Season 1 Episode 0 is inspired by the reality and unreality of contemporary TV—from the made-up world of characters and storylines; to the digital manipulation of locations and visual effects; to the myriad platforms existing today for production, delivery, and global consumption.
This exhibition presents drawings and photographs of women by four self-taught artists from the 1940s through the late 20th century, two male, two female. Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, Paul D. Humphrey, Nellie Mae Rowe, and Inez Nathaniel Walker offer four very different approaches that raise questions of intent, portrayal, and self-identity:
Organized by the Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, this exhibition includes more than 40 oil paintings spanning William Matthew Prior’s career from 1824 to 1856. Through his pragmatic marketing strategy, Prior was able to document the faces of middle-class Americans throughout his lifetime, making art accessible to a previously ...
"NYC 1993” looks at art made and exhibited in New York over the course of one year, providing a synchronic panorama in which established artists and emerging figures of the time are presented alongside the work of authors whose influence has since faded from the discussion.
The exhibition examines the complex place of the Bible in the life and art of African Americans, with particular emphasis on how biblical traditions were used by artists of African descent to help cope with the life that was imposed on them in the Americas.
On loan from the New York City Police Museum, which is temporarily closed due to damage sustained from Hurricane Sandy, "10-Foot Cops" provides a glimpse into the history and daily lives of officers from New York City’s Mounted Police Force Unit.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago returns to The Joyce with all the exuberant, athletic and innovative technique that has contributed to its reputation as one of the country's leading contemporary dance companies.