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  • NYC-Arts Top Five Picks: May 22 – 28

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Kinetic Intimacies, Six Degrees of Separation, Tom Arndt, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • Julian Stanczak | The Life of the Surface: Paintings, 1970 – 1975

    “The Life of the Surface: Paintings, 1970 – 1975” is a long-planned exhibition of paintings by Julian Stanczak, a group of works which illustrate the artist’s reverence for color. Stanczak’s style comes from a desire to translate the drama and power of nature into a universal impression.

  • Morris-Jumel The Importance of Being Ernest

    The Morris-Jumel Mansion presents an original production of “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Oscar Wilde’s farcical play set in Victorian England, in its newly reinterpreted Octagon Drawing Room, recently restored Sunken Garden, front porch, and portico. The Octagon Room contains furnishings and portraits authentic to the era in which the story takes place.

  • Tom Arndt: Where I Live

    In the grand tradition of American documentary photography, Tom Arndt’s “Where I Live” captures the character of Arndt’s native Minnesota, as well as North Dakota and Montana. He portrays everyday citizens in their coffee shops and soda fountains, their streets, their parks, and at state fairs.

  • Kinetic Intimacies

    This two-hour performance program features new works by interdisciplinary artists, designers, and dancers whose projects navigate the intersections of fashion, sculpture, installation, and performance. Presenting the intimate actions of getting dressed, personal transformation, and self-styling within the public space of the Museum, each performance will explore the role fashion plays in crafting identity and establishing interpersonal connections.

  • Mitchell-Ines & Nash: Chelsea

    Founded by Lucy Mitchell-Innes and David Nash, who previously headed the worldwide Contemporary and Impressionist & Modern Art divisions of Sotheby’s, Mitchell-Innes & Nash places exemplary contemporary artists within a historical context, revealing a continuity of ideas and aesthetic virtuosity from the Modern era through the present day.

  • Mitchell-Ines & Nash: Madison Avenue

    Founded by Lucy Mitchell-Innes and David Nash, who previously headed the worldwide Contemporary and Impressionist & Modern Art divisions of Sotheby’s, Mitchell-Innes & Nash places exemplary contemporary artists within a historical context, revealing a continuity of ideas and aesthetic virtuosity from the Modern era through the present day.

  • Six Degrees of Separation

    Inspired by a true story, John Guare’s “Six Degrees Of Separation” follows the trail of a young con man, Paul, who insinuates himself into the lives of a wealthy New York couple, Ouisa and Flan Kittredge.

  • This Week at Lincoln Center: The Chamber Music Society

    On May 21 The Chamber Music Society will conclude its current season with the program “America!” Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring Suite” is just one of the highlights in a program that features works by five different composers, all celebrating diversity and invention.

  • The Jewish Museum | NYC-ARTS News: May 18 – 25

    Arts news highlights: “Charlemagne Palestine’s Bear Mitzvah in Meshugahland” and “Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry” at The Jewish Museum; “The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s” at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; Parsons Dance at The Joyce Theater; DanceAfrica 2017 at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House.