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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Threshold: Art in Times of Crisis, Campaign for 100%, Brian Clarke: The Art of Light 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.






    Threshold: Art in Times of Crisis

    Threshold: Art in Times of Crisis

    Performa

    Manhattan

    Fri, Sep 11, 2020 - Mon, Nov 30, 2020

    "Threshold: Art in Times of Crisis" presents art from the past five decades that explores critical turning points, times when crises resulted in major cultural change, political upheaval, and societal transformation. An exhibition of works by 24 artists, presented on Radical Broadcast, Performa's online exhibition space at www.performa-arts.org. To reach a threshold means to hit a limit, to come to a boundary or a place where you can no longer carry on or move forward, unless ...

    Tishan Hsu: Liquid Circuit

    Tishan Hsu: Liquid Circuit

    SculptureCenter

    Queens

    Thu, Sep 24, 2020 - Mon, Jan 25, 2021

    "Tishan Hsu: Liquid Circuit" is the New York-based artist’s first museum survey exhibition in the United States. The exhibition traces Hsu’s key ideas and demonstrates how they clearly resonate in the works of younger artists coming of age today. In the mid-1980s Hsu began a series of works that considered the implications of the accelerated use of technology and artificial intelligence and their impact on the body and human condition. His work is distinct from well-documented ...

    Campaign for 100%

    Campaign for 100%

    92nd Street Y

    Manhattan

    Tue, Sep 15, 2020 - Mon, Oct 19, 2020

    In the run-up to one of the most unprecedented elections in American history, 92Y will explore a cornerstone of democracy—voting—in a series of free talks with activists, journalists, political figures, filmmakers and others. The series, "Campaign for 100%"—from 92Y’s Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact— kicks off with the talk "If Everyone Voted" featuring E.J. Dionne, Janai Nelson and others—and continues through October, touching on a wide range of topics. Other speakers and moderators in the series ...

    Brian Clarke: The Art of Light

    Brian Clarke: The Art of Light

    Museum of Arts and Design

    Manhattan

    Thu, Sep 17, 2020 - Sun, Feb 21, 2021

    The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents a major exhibition of works by the celebrated architectural artist and painter Brian Clarke (b. 1953, United Kingdom). The first museum exhibition in the U.S. of Clarke’s stained-glass screens, compositions in lead, and related drawings on paper, "Brian Clarke: The Art of Light" showcases the most considerable artistic and technical breakthrough in the thousand-year history of stained glass. More than twenty stained-glass screens form the centerpiece of the ...

    Caramoor This Fall

    Caramoor This Fall

    Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

    Bronx

    Fri, Sep 25, 2020 - Sat, Dec 12, 2020

    Caramoor is delighted to announce a full range of virtual and live fall programming. Dashon Burton, Jeremy Denk, Amy Helm, Anthony McGill, the Aaron Diehl Trio, Callisto Quartet and TENET Vocal Artists will all perform without an audience in the Rosen House, continuing the series of livestreams from the Music Room that the New York Times calls “adventurous and excellent.” Also presented as a livestream, Broadway stars Laura Osnes and Tony Yazbeck give a special performance for this year’s Cabaret Benefit. In addition, in-person visitors to the 90-acre Westchester estate will be able to ...

Tishan Hsu: Liquid Circuit

44-19 Purves Street

queens N.Y. 11101

7183611750

"Tishan Hsu: Liquid Circuit" is the New York-based artist’s first museum survey exhibition in the United States. The exhibition traces Hsu’s key ideas and demonstrates how they clearly resonate in the works of younger artists coming of age today. In the mid-1980s Hsu began a series of works that considered the ...

Brian Clarke: The Art of Light

Two Columbus Circle

new york NY 10019

2122997777

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents a major exhibition of works by the celebrated architectural artist and painter Brian Clarke (b. 1953, United Kingdom). The first museum exhibition in the U.S. of Clarke’s stained-glass screens, compositions in lead, and related drawings on paper, "Brian Clarke: The Art of ...