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.
Philippe de Montebello in conversation with Leon Botstein, an accomplished conductor and the President of Bard College since 1975. Nina Stritzler-Levine, Gallery Director at the Bard Graduate Center, talks about “Waterweavers: The River in Contemporary Colombian Visual and Material Culture.” From the Alice Austen House on Staten Island, Christina Ha presents the news.
Curator Margaret Iacono talks to NYC-ARTS about three masterpieces by Johannes Vermeer that are part of The Frick Collection. Textile designer, author and art collector Jack Lenor Larsen gives a tour of LongHouse Reserve, which he founded in East Hampton, Long Island. Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news from Alice Austen House on Staten Island.
Belgian violist Dimitri Murrath, a recipient of the 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grants, in performance during the 40th anniversary of the Avery Fisher Artist Program at Lincoln Center. A look at works by Claude Monet, on view at the MoMA, and by Augustus Saint-Gaudens at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Philippe de Montebello previews the upcoming New York stage debut of Kenneth Branagh in “Macbeth” at the Park Avenue Armory. Paula Zahn speaks with Susan Stroman about directing and choreographing “Bullets Over Broadway,” the Broadway musical adaptation of Woody Allen’s film.
Philippe de Montebello explores the history of the Park Avenue Armory. A look at the historic mansions and beautiful landscape from Sands Point Preserve: The Guggenheim Estate, on Long Island’s Gold Coast. Christina Ha presents the latest arts and culture news from the Nassau County Museum of Art.
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