Image courtesy of Martha Graham Dance Company.

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Richard Serra’s works featured cross the city, the Martha Graham Studio Series, the interactive performance, The Black History Museum…According to the United States of America and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYC_ARTS on Instagram or @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.






    RICHARD SERRA

    RICHARD SERRA

    Gagosian Gallery

    Manhattan

    Mon, Sep 16, 2019 - Sat, Dec 21, 2019

    Gagosian is pleased to present recent sculptures and drawings by Richard Serra at all gallery locations. At 980 Madison Avenue, a series of new diptych and triptych drawings are on view. Four new works from Serra’s Rounds series fill the entire West 24th Street gallery. Each forged-steel sculpture is composed of multiple 50-ton elements of differing diameters and heights. Bisecting the West 21st Street gallery space is Reverse Curve (2005/19), a sculpture measuring 99 feet long and 13 feet high. Originally ...

    Martha Graham Studio Series

    Martha Graham Studio Series

    Martha Graham Dance Company

    Manhattan

    Tue, Sep 24, 2019 - Wed, May 13, 2020

    The Martha Graham Dance Company announces the 2019–20 season of its popular "Studio Series," which offers audiences a behind-the-scenes look at the work of the Company. The events in the "Studio Series" revolve around "The EVE Project," the Company’s season theme celebrating female empowerment and the 100th anniversary in 2020 of women’s right to vote.On the slate this season are two "GrahamDeconstructed" programs featuring "Steps in the Street" and "Circe," and two NEW@Graham programs—one with Troy Schumacher and ...

    Don McCullin

    Don McCullin

    Howard Greenberg Gallery

    Manhattan

    Wed, Sep 11, 2019 - Sat, Nov 16, 2019

    Following his recent retrospective at Tate Britain, which received more than 170,000 visitors, forty photographs from Sir Don McCullin’s six-decade career are on view. This marks his first solo exhibition in New York since 2001, when "The Lost Continent," his images of Africa, were presented at the United Nations headquarters. McCullin’s iconic photographs from Vietnam, Northern Ireland, Syria, and many other sites of conflict are recognized for their brutal honesty, compassion, and their mastery of light ...

    Agnes Denes: Absolutes and Intermediates

    Agnes Denes: Absolutes and Intermediates

    The Shed

    Manhattan

    Wed, Oct 09, 2019 - Sun, Jan 19, 2020

    The Shed presents the most comprehensive retrospective exhibition to date of the work of Agnes Denes (b. 1931), a leading figure in conceptual and environmental art. On view across both of The Shed’s expansive galleries, “Agnes Denes: Absolutes and Intermediates” brings together more than 150 works in a broad range of media spanning the artist’s 50-year career. The exhibition includes three new works commissioned by The Shed. Denes rose to international attention in the 1960s ...

    The Black History Museum…According to the United States of America

    The Black History Museum…According to the United States of America

    HERE

    Fri, Nov 01, 2019 - Sun, Nov 24, 2019

    Part installation, part durational performance, and completely mesmerizing, “The Black History Museum…According to the United States of America” invites audiences to experience brave, inclusive narratives about the creation of America, and its re-telling in our schools, media, and communities. Zoey Martinson, in collaboration with Smoke and Mirrors Collaborative, transforms HERE’s entire space – dressing rooms, hallways, lounge, sidewalk space outdoors, theatre spaces – into “The Black History Museum…” for audiences of all backgrounds to experience ...

RICHARD SERRA

980 Madison Avenue

new york N.Y. 10075

(212) 744-2313

Gagosian is pleased to present recent sculptures and drawings by Richard Serra at all gallery locations. At 980 Madison Avenue, a series of new diptych and triptych drawings are on view. Four new works from Serra’s Rounds series fill the entire West 24th Street gallery. Each forged-steel sculpture is composed of multiple 50-ton elements ...

Martha Graham Studio Series

55 Bethune Street

new york N.Y. 10014

The Martha Graham Dance Company announces the 2019–20 season of its popular "Studio Series," which offers audiences a behind-the-scenes look at the work of the Company. The events in the "Studio Series" revolve around "The EVE Project," the Company’s season theme celebrating female empowerment and the 100th anniversary in 2020 of women’s ...

Don McCullin

41 East 57th Street

new york N.Y. 10022

2123340010

Following his recent retrospective at Tate Britain, which received more than 170,000 visitors, forty photographs from Sir Don McCullin’s six-decade career are on view. This marks his first solo exhibition in New York since 2001, when "The Lost Continent," his images of Africa, were presented at the United Nations headquarters. McCullin’s ...

Agnes Denes: Absolutes and Intermediates

545 W 30th St

new york NY 10001

6464553494

The Shed presents the most comprehensive retrospective exhibition to date of the work of Agnes Denes (b. 1931), a leading figure in conceptual and environmental art. On view across both of The Shed’s expansive galleries, “Agnes Denes: Absolutes and Intermediates” brings together more than 150 works in a broad range ...

The Black History Museum…According to the United States of America

145 6th Avenue

New York N.Y. 10013

2126470202

Part installation, part durational performance, and completely mesmerizing, “The Black History Museum…According to the United States of America” invites audiences to experience brave, inclusive narratives about the creation of America, and its re-telling in our schools, media, and communities. Zoey Martinson, in collaboration with Smoke and Mirrors Collaborative, transforms HERE’s ...