Paula Zahn in conversation with Michael Tilson Thomas, who celebrates both his 20th anniversary as Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony and his 70th birthday. Curator Ulysses Dietz talks about “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell,” an exhibition that traced the evolution of Rockwell’s art and iconography throughout his career.
Executive Director of the Museum at Eldridge Street Bonnie Dimun tells the story of the restoration of the Eldridge Street Synagogue on the Lower East Side. Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. And this week at Lincoln Center, VERITÉ at the Claire Tow Theater.
Curator Thayer Tolles speaks about Augustus Saint-Gaudens, focusing on two of his sculptures on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Victory” and “Abraham Lincoln: The Man.” A visit to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, located in historic Hyde Park, New York. Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
Philippe de Montebello and Anne-Imelda Radice, the director of the American Folk Art Museum, talk about treasures from the museum’s collection. A visit to the Morris-Jumel Mansion, guided by Carol Ward, the director of education and public programs at this museum. Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from Columbia University’s Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery.
Paula Zahn in conversation with Emily Braun and Rebecca Rabinow, the curators of the exhibition “Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection,” which is on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art through February 16th. Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from Columbia University’s Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery.
Philippe de Montebello and Marci Reaven, Vice President for History Exhibitions at the New-York Historical Society, talk about the exhibition “Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion.” At the American Folk Art Museum, curator Valerie Rousseau tells NYC-ARTS the story of Marino Auriti’s “The Encyclopedic Palace.” And Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from The Frick Collection.
Senior Curator Jodi Hauptman gives NYC-ARTS a tour of the exhibition “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs,” on view at The Museum of Modern Art through February 10, 2015. A visit to the Langon Chapel in the Cloisters, an extension of the Metropolitan Museum in Fort Tryon Park. Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from The Frick Collection.
Paula Zahn speaks with philanthropist and art collector Leonard A. Lauder about the gift of his collection of Cubist 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.
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