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Meet the Specialists of BAX’s Summer Arts Program

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Brooklyn Mon, Jul 01, 2013 - Fri, Aug 16, 2013

Meet actor and director Paul Leopold and dancer Donna Costello at this information session on the program that runs July 1 - August 16.

We’re Gonna Die

Claire Tow Theater

Manhattan Mon, Aug 05, 2013 - Sat, Aug 17, 2013

Following four sold-out performances last year, Young Jean Lee's Obie Award-winning piece, "We're Gonna Die," will return to the Claire Tow Theater this summer.

Shakespeare In the Parking Lot – Richard III

Municipal Parking Lot

Manhattan Thu, Aug 01, 2013 - Sat, Aug 17, 2013

Art imitates life. With the bones of King Richard III having been found beneath an English parking lot, New York's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, a project of The Drillling Company, will present "Richard III," directed by Artistic Director Hamilton Clancy. Clancy says, "We have known for a long time ...

Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work

Museum of American Illustration

Manhattan Tue, Jun 11, 2013 - Sat, Aug 17, 2013

Featuring rare studies, sketches, photographs, and ephemera, including previously unpublished artwork from "Where the Wild Things Are," this exhibit is for audiences of all generations

Cameron Gray “Birth of a Legend”

Mike Weiss Gallery

Manhattan Thu, Jun 20, 2013 - Sat, Aug 17, 2013

New works by Cameron Gray, in which kaleidoscopically bright palettes and hypnotic kitsch run rampant. Opening reception is June 20 from 6-8 pm.

Plain or Fancy? Restraint and Exuberance in the Decorative Arts

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Manhattan Tue, Feb 26, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

Modernism was not the first movement to cast a shadow on ornament and adornment, though it was the most effective one. This exhibition contrasts austere works of art with ornate ones, encouraging viewers to examine their own responses and to consider them in the light of different stylistic imperatives of ...

Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

Brooklyn Museum

brooklyn Fri, Feb 08, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

The first solo exhibition in a New York museum by the globally renowned contemporary artist El Anatsui, this show will feature over 30 works in metal and wood that transform appropriated objects into site-specific sculptures.

Shakespeare in the Park: Love’s Labour’s Lost

Delacorte Theater

Manhattan Tue, Jul 23, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

A love letter to Shakespeare in the Park from the creators of "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson."

Ken Price: Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Works on Paper 1962–2010

The Drawing Center

Manhattan Wed, Jun 19, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

This exhibition marks the first survey of drawings by Ken Price, an artist best known for his sculptural work. A selection of 65 works on paper will track Price’s pursuit of drawing over 50 years and will demonstrate a wide range of characters and techniques.

Ghetto Babylon

59E59 Theaters

Manhattan Fri, Aug 02, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

"Ghetto Babylon" takes place in 1982 – South Bronx. Puerto Rican and proud Charlie Rosa embarks on a summer of baseball, bullies, boarding school and…gulp, gulp…girls. When Charlie receives a letter, some big secrets, little lies and humongous pressure enter his life. Suddenly, it’s hard just being fourteen.

Tango Greats Gabriel Misse & Analia Centurion

Dardo Galletto Studios

Manhattan Fri, Aug 09, 2013 - Sun, Aug 18, 2013

Tango classes and performances by special guests from Buenos Aires, Gabriel Misse and Analia Centurion at the Dardo Galletto Studios in the theater district, Manhattan.

El Anatsui: Broken Bridge II

High Line

Manhattan Wed, Nov 21, 2012 - Wed, Aug 21, 2013

High Line Art presents Nigeria-based artist El Anatsui's "Broken Bridge II," the largest outdoor installation ever by the artist. A monumental sculpture made of pressed tin and mirrors, the work will hang on an outdoor wall next to the High Line, between West 21st and West 22nd Streets.