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After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Sep 25, 2012 - Mon, May 27, 2013

This installation explores various ways in which artists, including Nancy Burson, Filip Dujardin, Joan Fontcuberta, Beate Gütschow, and others, have used digital technology to alter the photographic image from the 1980s to the present.

WWII & NYC

New-York Historical Society

Manhattan Fri, Oct 05, 2012 - Mon, May 27, 2013

This exhibition explores the impact of the war on the metropolis, which was a center of both isolationist and interventionist sentiment before the Pearl Harbor attack. The presence of troops, the inflow of refugees, the wartime industries, the dispatch of fleets, and the dissemination of news and propaganda from media ...

The Hugo Boss Prize 2012: Danh Vo

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Manhattan Fri, Mar 15, 2013 - Mon, May 27, 2013

The Hugo Boss Prize is a biennial award founded in 1996 to honor significant achievement in contemporary art. From a group of six finalists selected by an international jury of curators, Danh Vo was announced as the winner of the ninth prize on November 1, 2012.

Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Feb 26, 2013 - Mon, May 27, 2013

"Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity" will present a revealing look at the role of fashion in the works of the Impressionists and their contemporaries. Some 80 major figure paintings, seen in concert with period costumes, accessories, fashion plates, photographs, and popular prints, will highlight the vital relationship between fashion and art.

Street

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Mar 05, 2013 - Mon, May 27, 2013

"Street," a new video by the British-born artist James Nares, forms the centerpiece of this exhibition. Accompanying "Street" in its New York premiere are two galleries of objects from the museum's permanent collection.

DanceAfrica 2013

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

Brooklyn Fri, May 24, 2013 - Mon, May 27, 2013

For the Memorial Day weekend performance, DanceAfrica 2013 welcomes Umkhathi Theatre Works from Zimbabwe, Giwayen Mata from Atlanta, and Harambee Dance Company from New York, plus Brooklyn’s own BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble, for a program that promises to inspire.

Season of Cambodia: In Residence on Governors Island

Building 110: LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island

Manhattan Sat, May 25, 2013 - Mon, May 27, 2013

A city-wide initiative of Cambodian Living Arts celebrating the arts and culture of Cambodia.

World Nomads Tunisia

French Institute Alliance Française

Manhattan Fri, May 03, 2013 - Tue, May 28, 2013

Conceived as a forum for dialogue between cultures, World Nomads is FIAF’s biennial celebration of 21st-century transculturalism in the Francophone world. This May, the festival returns for its fifth edition to explore the rich arts and culture of Tunisia just two years after the Arab Spring.

Becoming Traviata

Film Forum

Manhattan Wed, May 15, 2013 - Tue, May 28, 2013

The reinvention of Verdi’s masterpiece, "La Traviata," as sung by world-famous French coloratura soprano Natalie Dessay, is the subject of Philippe Béziat’s thrilling new movie. A modern, minimalist, post-punk approach strips away the opulence and grandiosity associated with operatic productions. Concentrating on director Jean-François Sivadier’s working relationship with Dessay, ...

American Ballet Theatre: Don Quixote

Metropolitan Opera House

Manhattan Fri, May 24, 2013 - Thu, May 30, 2013

Based on Miguel de Cervantes’ sweeping tale of romance and chivalry, the knight-errant of la Mancha, Don Quixote, and his devoted squire, Sancho Panza, are positively heroic when it comes to aiding the spirited maiden Kitri and her charming amour.

BioMask (Model to Monument)

Van Cortlandt Park

Bronx Fri, Jun 22, 2012 - Fri, May 31, 2013

The Art Students League of New York, one of America’s premier art schools, presents the Model to Monument Program (M2M), a collaboration with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation that has culminated in the installation of the monumental sculpture, "BioMask," at Van Cortlandt Park.

2nd Annual Model to Monument

Riverside Park

Manhattan Fri, Jun 22, 2012 - Fri, May 31, 2013

In its second consecutive year, The Art Students League of New York’s “Model to Monument” program will return to Riverside South with seven new sculptures designed by its students.