Jacky, Paris, 1961 (printed 1985-86), Courtesy of the Christer Strömholm Estate

Jacky, Paris, 1961 (printed 1985-86), Courtesy of the Christer Strömholm Estate

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include The Photography Show, Your Mirror: Portraits from the ICP CollectionGlobal Mashup #3: Latin Boogaloo Meets Klezmer, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.






    Global Mashup #3: Latin Boogaloo Meets Klezmer

    Global Mashup #3: Latin Boogaloo Meets Klezmer

    Flushing Town Hall

    Queens

    Sat, Apr 06, 2019, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    As part of its ongoing “Global Mashup” series, Flushing Town Hall will present “Latin Boogaloo Meets Klezmer,” featuring musical guests Spanglish Fly and Mini-Klezmer All-Stars. Spanglish Fly is part band, part celebration: 11 musicians igniting a party that quickly spreads to the audience. They have been hailed as the premier band of the Latin boogaloo revival. The Mini-Klezmer All-Stars are led by Grammy-winning artist Frank London and feature a set list of ecstatic Eastern European Jewish melodies and rhythms. Global Mashup #3 will start ...

    The Photography Show

    The Photography Show

    Pier 94

    Manhattan

    Thu, Apr 04, 2019 - Sun, Apr 07, 2019

    The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) holds the 39th edition of “The Photography Show” through April 7 at Pier 94. “The Photography Show” is the longest-running and foremost exhibition dedicated to the photographic medium. It offers a wide range of museum-quality work, including contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs, as well as photo-based art, video, and new media. This year’s edition of the Show features more than 90 of the world’s leading fine art photography galleries, over 30 book ...

    Your Mirror: Portraits from the ICP Collection

    Your Mirror: Portraits from the ICP Collection

    International Center of Photography Museum

    Manhattan

    Fri, Feb 08, 2019 - Sun, Jun 16, 2019

    From nineteenth-century daguerreotypes to twenty-first-century selfies, portraiture has dominated the medium of photography. Drawn from ICP’s collection, “Your Mirror” surveys the nuanced ways people present themselves for the camera, how and by whom they are represented, and who is deemed worthy of commemoration. This selection includes studio portraits, snapshots, and documentary photographs. From a deathbed daguerreotype by Southworth & Hawes, and a carte de visite featuring Sojourner Truth holding her knitting, to Samuel Fosso’s performative ...

    James Van Der Zee: Studio

    James Van Der Zee: Studio

    Howard Greenberg Gallery

    Manhattan

    Thu, Mar 07, 2019 - Sat, Apr 27, 2019

    Through April 27, Howard Greenberg Gallery presents an exhibition of work by James Van Der Zee, the celebrated African American photographer who depicted the lives of New Yorkers for decades and whose studio was at the crossroads of the Harlem Renaissance. Spanning the 1920s through the 1950s, “James Van Der Zee: Studio” marks the photographer’s first exhibition in New York in over 15 years, providing a window into his legendary studio and the vast archive he created ...

    Strange Desire: The Films of Claire Denis

    Strange Desire: The Films of Claire Denis

    BAM Rose Cinemas

    Brooklyn

    Fri, Mar 29, 2019 - Tue, Apr 09, 2019

    In anticipation of Claire Denis' first English language feature, High Life, BAM is presenting the largest US retrospective ever dedicated to a singular French filmmaker, whose films speak through movement, rhythm, and texture, in profound and empathetic studies of alienation, the ravages of colonialism, and the mysteries of love and desire. "Strange Desire: The Films of Claire Denis" includes: Beau Travail (1999); Trouble Every Day (2001); Chocolat (1988); 35 Shots of Rum (2008); White Material (2009), Nenette and Boni (1996); I Can’t Sleep (1994); No Fear, No Die (1990); The Intruder (2004); Bastards (2013); Let the Sunshine In (2017);Jacques ...

Global Mashup #3: Latin Boogaloo Meets Klezmer

137-35 Northern Boulevard

queens N.Y. 11354

7184637700

As part of its ongoing “Global Mashup” series, Flushing Town Hall will present “Latin Boogaloo Meets Klezmer,” featuring musical guests Spanglish Fly and Mini-Klezmer All-Stars. Spanglish Fly is part band, part celebration: 11 musicians igniting a party that quickly spreads to the audience. They have been hailed as the premier band of the Latin boogaloo revival. The Mini-Klezmer All-Stars ...

Your Mirror: Portraits from the ICP Collection

250 Bowery

new york N.Y. 10012

(212) 857-0000

From nineteenth-century daguerreotypes to twenty-first-century selfies, portraiture has dominated the medium of photography. Drawn from ICP’s collection, “Your Mirror” surveys the nuanced ways people present themselves for the camera, how and by whom they are represented, and who is deemed worthy of commemoration. This selection includes studio portraits, snapshots, and ...

James Van Der Zee: Studio

41 East 57th Street

new york N.Y. 10022

2123340010

Through April 27, Howard Greenberg Gallery presents an exhibition of work by James Van Der Zee, the celebrated African American photographer who depicted the lives of New Yorkers for decades and whose studio was at the crossroads of the Harlem Renaissance. Spanning the 1920s through the 1950s, “James Van Der Zee: ...

Strange Desire: The Films of Claire Denis

30 Lafayette Avenue

brooklyn N.Y. 11217

7186364100

In anticipation of Claire Denis' first English language feature, High Life, BAM is presenting the largest US retrospective ever dedicated to a singular French filmmaker, whose films speak through movement, rhythm, and texture, in profound and empathetic studies of alienation, the ravages of colonialism, and the mysteries of love and desire. ...