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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include BAM’s Contemporary Arab Cinema 2019, DAG’s Madhvi Parekh exhibition, The Curious Seeker, Kehinde Wiley’s new public sculpture 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.






    Kehinde Wiley: Rumors of War

    Kehinde Wiley: Rumors of War

    Times Square

    Manhattan

    Fri, Sep 27, 2019 - Tue, Dec 31, 2019

    Times Square Arts, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) and Sean Kelly, New York announce the unveiling of artist Kehinde Wiley’s first monumental public sculpture "Rumors of War" in Times Square, New York. This large-scale work is installed on the Broadway Plaza between 46th and 47th Streets. Following its presentation in Times Square, "Rumors of War" will be permanently installed on historic Arthur Ashe Boulevard in Richmond at the entrance to the VMFA, a recent ...

    Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau / Nouvelle Femme

    Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau / Nouvelle Femme

    Poster House

    Manhattan

    Thu, Jun 20, 2019 - Sun, Oct 06, 2019

    Alphonse Mucha, born in Moravia, came to Paris in 1887. Over the next 8 years, he emerged from obscurity to become the most celebrated graphic designer of the Art Nouveau movement. His intricate designs and gorgeous subjects were so popular that he produced pattern books for fellow designers and students, and his publishers repurposed his advertisements for hundreds of other products. But his style and status all started when he met the legendary Sarah Bernhardt, ...

    Marc Yankus: New York Unseen

    Marc Yankus: New York Unseen

    ClampArt

    Manhattan

    Thu, Oct 03, 2019 - Sat, Nov 16, 2019

    ClampArt is pleased to announce "New York Unseen," an exhibition of new photographs of city buildings by artist Marc Yankus on view October 3—November 16, 2019. This is Yankus’ sixth solo show at the gallery. An opening reception with the artist will be held on October 3 from 6 to 8 p.m.In his continuing investigation into the architecture of New York City, Marc Yankus’ newest photographs present the stalwart buildings of the city isolated from people, ...

    Contemporary Arab Cinema 2019

    Contemporary Arab Cinema 2019

    BAM Rose Cinemas

    Brooklyn

    Fri, Sep 27, 2019 - Wed, Oct 02, 2019

    BAM presents the second annual Contemporary Arab Cinema, a diverse program of films from across the Middle East and North Africa, showcasing the depth and variety of Arab cinema today. Grappling unflinchingly with issues of prejudice, women’s rights, ethnic identity, sociopolitical upheaval, history, and tradition, these eclectic documentaries and narrative features are by turns personal, political, funny, and fervent dispatches from an ever-evolving region.The series opens with Sameh Zoabi’s "Tel Aviv on Fire" (2018), a charming satire ...

    Madhvi Parekh: The Curious Seeker

    Madhvi Parekh: The Curious Seeker

    DAG

    Manhattan

    Fri, Sep 13, 2019 - Sat, Dec 07, 2019

    DAG presents "Madhvi Parekh: The Curious Seeker," presented in collaboration with the Consulate General of India in New York. Spanning five decades, "The Curious Seeker" offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore Parekh’s evolution as an artist, from her roots in folk tradition, to the myriad ways that she diverged from conventions to create her own distinctive style. The exhibition features iconic works by the artist that together represent every phase of her illustrious career, including rare drawings ...

Kehinde Wiley: Rumors of War

Broadway and Seventh Avenue

new york N.Y. 10036

Times Square Arts, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) and Sean Kelly, New York announce the unveiling of artist Kehinde Wiley’s first monumental public sculpture "Rumors of War" in Times Square, New York. This large-scale work is installed on the Broadway Plaza between 46th and 47th Streets. Following its presentation ...

Contemporary Arab Cinema 2019

30 Lafayette Avenue

brooklyn N.Y. 11217

7186364100

BAM presents the second annual Contemporary Arab Cinema, a diverse program of films from across the Middle East and North Africa, showcasing the depth and variety of Arab cinema today. Grappling unflinchingly with issues of prejudice, women’s rights, ethnic identity, sociopolitical upheaval, history, and tradition, these eclectic documentaries and narrative features ...