Paula Zahn speaks with philanthropist and art collector Leonard A. Lauder about the gift of his collection of Cubist art art to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Correspondent Christina Ha presents the latest art and culture news from the Noble Maritime Collection at the historic Snug Harbor Cultural Center on Staten Island.
At The Frick Collection, curator Margaret Iacono talks about Johannes Vermeer paintings. At the American Folk Art Museum, curator Stacy Hollander describes the “Phrenological Head” sculpture. And at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, curator Amelia Peck gives a tour of the Great Hall of Van Rensselaer Manor House. Christina Ha presents the news from the Noble Maritime Collection on Staten Island.
Ken Moore, Curator of the Department of Musical Instruments at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, gives NYC-ARTS a tour of the exhibition “The Sacred Lute: The Art of Ostad Elahi.” A conversation with photographer Sebastião Salgado and curator Lélia Wanick Salgado about “Genesis,” on view at the International Center of Photography. Christina Ha presents the arts news from Neue Galerie New York.
Dancer Wendy Whelan talks about her work with choreographers Kyle Abraham, Joshua Beamish, Brian Brooks and Alejandro Cerrudo on “Restless Creature,” a suite of four duets. At the Parrish Art Museum, curator Alicia Longwell discusses the life and work of American Impressionist William Merritt Chase. Christina Ha presents the arts news from Neue Galerie New York.
A profile of Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, an ensemble well known for world-class music performed with intricate delicacy and for their close-knit, democratic rehearsal techniques. A visit to the Museum of Modern Art to explore Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night.” Christina Ha presents the news from Kykuit: The Rockefeller Estate, located just north of New York City in Westchester County.
Indian artist Atul Dodiya discusses his work and reflects on being a contemporary artist in Mumbai. A visit to the Irish Arts Center, a multidisciplinary cultural center located on the west side of Manhattan. Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate in Westchester County.
A profile of artist James Turrell, whose work has been offering unique “experiences” of light since the late 1960’s. This past summer, Turrell received a National Medal of Arts from President Barak Obama in a ceremony at the White House. A visit to the Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from the American Folk Art Museum.
A performance by the Calder Quartet during the celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the Avery Fisher Arts Program at Lincoln Center. A visit to the Nicholas Roerich Museum New York, which is located on the Upper West Side and is dedicated solely to the work of this Russian artist. Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from the American Folk Art Museum in Lincoln Square.
A profile of the National September 11 Memorial Museum, featuring conversations with Alice Greenwald, Tom Hennes, and Amy Weinstein. A look at “Phoenix,” a monumental project by Chinese contemporary artist Xu Bing, which is installed at The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. A visit to the National Museum of the American Indian in lower Manhattan.
Glenn Adamson, the new director of the Museum of Arts and Design, talks to Paula Zahn about his love of well-made objects and about “NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial.” A visit to the Alice Austen House on Staten Island for a look at the life and work of one of America’s earliest female photographers. Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from the Whitney Museum of American Art.
A tour of The International Hall of Fame and Museum in Newport, Rhode Island. In memoriam, a profile of beloved artist Will Barnet. And a visit to The American Wing galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art for a look at works by Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
A visit to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, NY. A look at the work of artist Norman Rockwell, who for decades captured iconic images of American life. And a visit to the Jewish Museum for a look at the paintings of Marc Chagall.
Superstar Sting talks to Paula Zahn about his creative process for “The Last Ship,” his Broadway-bound musical. The interview features performance video from an intimate concert that previewed this project at New York City’s Public Theater. A conversation with globally renowned contemporary artist El Anatsui, recorded on the occasion of his first solo exhibition in a New York museum.
A tour of the once gritty area of Chelsea located west of Tenth Avenue in NYC. With over 400 art galleries, these days West Chelsea boasts the highest concentration of art anywhere in the world. Guided by Debra Mecky, executive director of the Greenwich Historical Society, NYC-ARTS visits the stately colonial Bush-Holley House in Greenwich, Connecticut.
A performance by pianist Charlie Albright, a recipient of the 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grant. A visit to the former studio of Edward Hopper, painter of some of the most iconic works of American art. From the fine art auction house Christie’s, an “object lesson” about emeralds.
A visit to the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York, ending with a look at an exhibition of paintings by William Glackens, which will be on view from July 20th to October 13th. Artist Susan Weil talks about some of her artworks and the inspiration that she draws from nature, literature, photography and her personal history.
A rare interview with Sergei Filin, the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, in advance of the company’s performances at Lincoln Center Festival 2014. Paula Zahn and Peter Gelb, the General Manager of The Metropolitan Opera, talk about the current labor unrest that could affect many opera lovers for a long period to come.
Philippe de Montebello and curator John Guy discuss “Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, 5th to 8th Century” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Curator Elizabeth Kornhauser talks about Emanuel Leutze’s “George Washington Crossing the Delaware,” also at The Met Museum. Christina Ha presents the latest arts and culture news from the New York Botanical Garden.
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